Luma Ventures

Luma Ventures – a Venture Capital fund under management of Luma Investment S.A.. Luma Ventures is focused on ivestment targets that build significant part of their value proposition based on data agregation, processing and/or analysis. The main search area is companies at late-seed, early-growth or growth stages with capital requirements between 500k and 20M PLN.

 

Fund’s team consists of experienced managers, business practitioners, former entrepreneurs and functional specialists of the highest class with Luma’s managing partners having professional background in the financial sector. Owned human and social capital together with a track record of over $1.1B in total value of carried out transactions constitutes for a unique non-financial value that Luma provides to its investments.

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Investment strategy

Maturity level

  • Late-seed
  • Early-growth
  • Growth

We are looking for projects with confirmed demand for their products and/or services.

Categories

IT solutions that fall into one of the following categories:

  • Big Data & Data Science
  • Fintech
  • Blockchain
  • Automation of knowledge work.
  • Enterprise software.
  • IoT & industry 4.0

Geographical area

Our focus is mainly on the CEE region given our team’s expertise, strengths and ability to accelerate our investments.

Our strengths

 

  • Complementary skills and experience: Our team consists of former executives of the greatest Polish companies, entrepreneurs with experience in start-ups, analysts and functional specialists.
  • Financial sector: Luma’s managers used to work in the biggest commercial banks, the National Bank of Poland, the World Bank. They hold international certificates confirming their competencies in the scope of finance and management accounting (CIMA, CFA).
  • IT & Data Science: We have a practical experience in implementation of Big Data & Data Science solutions and IT projects.
  • Synergy effect: The size and amount of assets we manage allow us to search for synergies among our portfolio companies. Only in Luma Industrial we employ almost 1000 employees.
  • The real smart money: Each of our team memebers has a significant professional experience which also comes with a vast social network. We want to use all our assets and strenghts to support our investmnets

Smart money

 

We believe that acceleration activities and non-financial support are crucial for our investmnets to increase their probability of success. That is why we want to work with them as business partners and share our experiences, knowledge and social capital.

 

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