Luminous Ventures, a London, UK-based venture capital firm focused on investing in seed and early stage applied science and technology ventures across Europe, has spun-out from growth capital fund White Cloud Capital*.
The $30m fund, backed by a network of families, invests from Seed onwards into European companies developing frontier technologies. It backs founders with a vision to change the world with breakthrough technologies and applied science.
Led by partners Isabel Fox and Lomax Ward, who have worked together on building the portfolio for the past three years, the firm has a portfolio including:
– BioBeats, and
*White Cloud Capital is a private family oriented investment firm that invests strategic growth capital and venture capital in fast growing companies in selected industries primarily in Europe and Asia-Pacific. Backed by families from across Asia-Pacific, Europe and North America, with cornerstone investor being the BXR Group, White Cloud invests in both family-oriented and entrepreneur-led businesses taking minority or majority positions.