Lumino Raises $2.8M in Pre-Seed Funding


Lumino, a San Francisco, CA-based AI infrastructure startup, raised $2.8M in Pre-Seed funding.

Backers included Longhash Ventures, Inception Ventures, Protocol Labs, TRGC, L2IV, Zero Knowledge Ventures, Fenbushi Capital, Quaker Capital Investments, OrangeDAO, and Escape Velocity.

The company intends to use the funds to expand operations and development efforts.

Founded by Eshan Chordia and Yogesh Darji in July 2023, Lumino is building an integrated hardware and software compute protocol for AI workloads, which uses economic incentives to bring compute resources together, blockchain to ensure models are being trained correctly, and a SDK for developers to get started instantly. Customers can start training their AI models in minutes with the Lumino SDK.