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Investments

389

Portfolio Exits

48

Funds

12

Partners & Customers

2

About Lux Capital

Lux Capital Management is a research-driven investment firm focused on founding, seed and early stage investments in the physical and life sciences.

Lux Capital Headquarter Location

920 Broadway 11th Floor

New York, New York, 10010,

United States

646-475-4385

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Latest Lux Capital News

Impulse Space Secures $10M From Lux Capital, Rounding out Recent Funding to $30M

Jun 17, 2022

New space payload delivery company founded by SpaceX founding member Tom Mueller raises capital investment from firm renowned for backing futurists focused on using science and technology to improve the human condition EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (Impulse Space, Inc. PR) — Impulse Space, Inc  – leading the development of in-space transportation services for the inner solar system – today announced it has secured $10 million in funding by Lux Capital, the venture capital firm focused on emerging science and technology ventures at the outermost edges of what is possible. Following the recently raised $20 million seed round funding led by Founders Fund, this sets Impulse on an accelerated path toward its mission to provide agile, economic capabilities to access any orbit. “With funding from Lux Capital, Impulse continues to build on a solid financial foundation and an equally strong foundation of the amazing people supporting us,” says Impulse Space Founder and CEO Tom Mueller. “Especially for a company like Impulse Space, it’s important to be aligned with people and organizations that trust in our technologies and capabilities as much as we do.” For over two decades, Lux Capital, co-founded by managing partners Peter Hébert and Josh Wolfe, has been renowned for investing in companies focused on frontier technology. “We partner with world-class teams challenging the status quo and pushing the limits to what is possible,” says Shahin Farshchi, Partner at Lux Capital. “We seek innovators across disciplines and technologies, many of which Impulse Space embodies. Space is a major part of the economy of the future, and Tom’s team is accelerating that future.” Launched in September 2021 by Mueller, a founding member of SpaceX, Impulse is driven by a vision to provide economical last-mile space payload delivery services spanning in-space transportation, orbital transport of satellites to optimal orbits, in-orbit servicing, space debris deorbit and space station orbit keeping. Those who share this vision include some of the industry’s best and brightest, who now make up the Impulse team. With deep industry experience—from space technologies development to business operations optimization—Impulse’s team members have developed products for organizations such as SpaceX, NASA, GE, Joe Gibbs Racing, Virgin and other notable enterprises and have led some of the most innovative companies in the Space 2.0 sector. About Impulse Space Propulsion Founded in 2021, Impulse Space Propulsion is a Space 2.0 pioneer providing agile, economical last-mile space payload delivery capabilities. With a near-term focus on Low Earth Orbit (LEO), services include in-space transportation, orbital transport of satellites to optimal orbits, in-orbit servicing, space debris deorbit and space station orbit keeping. Long-term, Impulse will include focus on Geostationary Earth Orbit (GEO), lunar and beyond, to provide transport of space resources, lunar missions including landers, planetary missions, asteroid resources, in-space manufacturing and propellant depots. Post navigation

Lux Capital Investments

389 Investments

Lux Capital has made 389 investments. Their latest investment was in Epsilon3 as part of their Series A on June 6, 2022.

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Lux Capital Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

6/22/2022

Series A

Epsilon3

$15M

No

4

6/21/2022

Series B

Rivet

$20.5M

No

1

6/17/2022

Seed VC - II

ImpulseSpace Propulsion

$10M

Yes

4

6/8/2022

Series A

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$99M

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10

6/8/2022

Series A

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$99M

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10

Date

6/22/2022

6/21/2022

6/17/2022

6/8/2022

6/8/2022

Round

Series A

Series B

Seed VC - II

Series A

Series A

Company

Epsilon3

Rivet

ImpulseSpace Propulsion

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Amount

$15M

$20.5M

$10M

$99M

$99M

New?

No

No

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

4

1

4

10

10

Lux Capital Portfolio Exits

48 Portfolio Exits

Lux Capital has 48 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was LeanTaaS on June 06, 2022.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

6/6/2022

Acq - Fin

$99M

2

3/2/2022

Reverse Merger

$99M

4

12/20/2021

Acq - Pending

$99M

3

12/8/2021

Reverse Merger

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$99M

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10

10/19/2021

Acquired

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$99M

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10

Date

6/6/2022

3/2/2022

12/20/2021

12/8/2021

10/19/2021

Exit

Acq - Fin

Reverse Merger

Acq - Pending

Reverse Merger

Acquired

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

2

4

3

10

10

Lux Capital Fund History

12 Fund Histories

Lux Capital has 12 funds, including Lux Ventures VII.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

6/3/2021

Lux Ventures VII

$675M

1

6/3/2021

Lux Opportunity Fund I

$800M

1

8/12/2019

Lux Co-Invest Opportunities II

$550M

1

8/12/2019

Lux Ventures VI

$99M

10

8/2/2019

Lux Co-Invest Opportunities

$99M

10

Closing Date

6/3/2021

6/3/2021

8/12/2019

8/12/2019

8/2/2019

Fund

Lux Ventures VII

Lux Opportunity Fund I

Lux Co-Invest Opportunities II

Lux Ventures VI

Lux Co-Invest Opportunities

Fund Type

Status

Amount

$675M

$800M

$550M

$99M

$99M

Sources

1

1

1

10

10

Lux Capital Partners & Customers

2 Partners and customers

Lux Capital has 2 strategic partners and customers. Lux Capital recently partnered with Rising Tide Ventures, Blockstack Labs, Compound, Version One Ventures, and Blockstack Signature Fund on August 8, 2017.

Date

Type

Business Partner

Country

News Snippet

Sources

8/16/2017

Partner

United States, and Canada

1

9/8/2008

Partner

United States

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10

Date

8/16/2017

9/8/2008

Type

Partner

Partner

Business Partner

Country

United States, and Canada

United States

News Snippet

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Sources

1

10

Lux Capital Team

7 Team Members

Lux Capital has 7 team members, including current Founder, Managing General Partner, Peter Hebert.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Peter Hebert

Lehman Brothers

Founder, Managing General Partner

Current

Robert Paull

Founder

Current

Josh Wolfe

Founder

Current

Joshua Wolfe

Founder, Managing Director

Current

Josh DeFonzo

Chief Executive Officer

Current

Name

Peter Hebert

Robert Paull

Josh Wolfe

Joshua Wolfe

Josh DeFonzo

Work History

Lehman Brothers

Title

Founder, Managing General Partner

Founder

Founder

Founder, Managing Director

Chief Executive Officer

Status

Current

Current

Current

Current

Current

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