Each of our companies has the potential to change the world

We give them the chance.

we SHINE A LIGHT WHERE OTHERS DON’T

The future is already out there. We scour the edges of what’s possible so we can find it first.

TO BALANCE RISK… AND REVOLUTIONARY

We make smart bets on where the next big thing will come from. When we’re right, financial success is just the start.

WHEN WE BRING THE RIGHT INGREDIENTS TOGETHER,
THE RESULTS SHINE BRIGHT

Here at Lux, everything we do is more than the sum of its parts

We bring together the sharpest minds and the most advanced technology

amplifying transformational ideas into radical change

WHEN WE BRING THE RIGHT INGREDIENTS TOGETHER
THE RESULTS SHINE BRIGHT

We bring together the sharpest minds and the most advanced technology

amplifying transformational ideas into radical change

WE’RE LOOKING FOR BIG IDEAS
(AND THE BIG BRAINS BEHIND THEM)

We partner with companies and founders trying to change the world, who want to upend paradigms, not just chase incremental progress.

FOUNDERS WHO SEE THE FUTURE

We’re looking for leaders with a vision, who see a radically different future and know how to make it happen. They’re equal parts mad scientist and business mastermind: walking, talking Venn diagrams ready to change everything.
neuroscience
biology
defense
sensing

COMPANIES THAT MAKE IT REAL

We invest in companies that see radical potential in what they do. Founders who see reshaping a single industry as table stakes.
And teams that see failure as just a challenge to find a new path.
neuroscience
manufacturing
biology
defense
data & ai
robotics
sensing
space
manufacturing
data & ai
robotics
space

The Basics

Over the past two decades, Lux has expanded from our New York City roots to Silicon Valley, and built a firm with over $5 billion AUM and more than 30 full-time professionals, with a wide spectrum of technical backgrounds and the versatility to invest at any stage, from $100,000 to $100 million.

The Basics

Over the past two decades, Lux has expanded from our New York City roots to Silicon Valley, and built a firm with over $5 billion AUM and more than 30 full-time professionals, with a wide spectrum of technical backgrounds and the versatility to invest at any stage, from $100,000 to $100 million.

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December 9, 2023
Danny Crichton

Canada is now nestled next to a revisionist Russia, which is bulking up its presence in the Arctic by reopening previously shuttered Soviet bases while also modernizing its navy and undertaking military drills in the region. Eight of Russia’s eleven submarines carrying long-range nuclear weapons are thought to be based in the Arctic.

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