Luminar Ventures

Luminar Ventures is a venture capital fund that prefers to make early-stage investments in technology companies. They engage with their portfolio companies and are actively helping with strategic, growth, team and organizational, and operational support, and together setting the foundation for future expansion. Luminar's core investment focus is on scalable digital seed-stage companies from Sweden, founded by highly motivated and talented entrepreneurs with a vision to disrupt or transform major industries. The firm aims to provide experienced seed-stage financing and active operational support to Sweden based early-stage technology companies that are looking to disrupt or transform major industries with digital technologies and innovations.

Magnus Bergman

General Partner

Linda Samlin Höglund

Investor

Daniel Karsberg

Partner

Jacob Key

General Partner

39 past transactions

Insurello AB

Venture Round in 2020
Insurello AB develops an online insurance claim and settlement platform. The company offers an online platform, Insurello, which provides insurance compensation analysis and management for accidents, healthcare, damages, and medical disabilities. The company was incorporated in 2016 and is based in Stockholm, Sweden.

Insurely

Seed Round in 2021
We are building the future of insurance services. We make insurance easy and accessible for everyone – benefitting both individuals and the insurance industry at large.

Teemly AB

Seed Round in 2021
Teemly AB develops a virtual office solution. It offers Teemly, a virtual office that connects distributed teams. The company’s Teemly is used to work alongside each other, regardless of location; co-work side by side using the walkie-talkie function; and talk informally about life or work. The company was founded in 2019 and is based in Stockholm, Sweden.

Open Payments Europe

Seed Round in 2020
Open Payments Europe is a developer of an open banking platform used to offer a single, open, and secure point of access. The company provides the groundbreaking market infrastructure required for successful open banking. The Open Payments Platform is a PSD2 compliant API aggregation platform that offers a single, open, and secure point of access to the diverse bank API networks throughout Europe. It was founded in 2017 and is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.

Code Scene

Seed Round in 2021
Code Sceneis a powerful visualization tool that uses Predictive Analytics to find social patterns and hidden risks in your code.

Hackyourcloset.com

Pre Seed Round in 2020
Hackyourcloset.com was founded in 2019 to reduce and prevent waste in the apparel industry. Our subscription service is the first of its kind offering access to a closet on rotation. For as little as 279 SEK/month (28€) you can receive 4 pieces of clothing every month that we picked based on your measurements and style preferences. All items are rescued and taken out of the waste stream, from pre-loved to leftover goods. Wear more, spend less, and save the planet.

Heja

Seed Round in 2021
Heja is only app you need to easily handle communication between coaches, managers, parents and players. At Heja, we're on a mission to champion the positive impact sport plays in the lives of children and youths: encouraging healthy lifestyles, growing children into leaders and acting as a bridge between cultures. Heja - our free-for-all team app - is just our first contribution to that cause.

Robotic Research

Series A in 2021
Robotic Research, LLC, is a small engineering firm founded by Alberto Lacaze and Karl Murphy in 2002. Both worked together in the Intelligent Systems Division of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (Gaithersburg, MD) when they decided to make the move (across the street as it turned out) to pursue focused interest in unmanned vehicles.

Mynt

Venture Round in 2020
Mynt AB provides digital financial services. It offers line of credit, business loans, invoice financing, discounting, and factoring for small and medium sized enterprises. The company was founded in 2017 and is based in Stockholm, Sweden.

Hiber

Seed Round in 2021
Hiber AB provides a browser-based game creation and social gaming platform. It allows users to design own games without the need to code and play the games created by other users on the Web browser, mobiles, tablets, and personal computers. Hiber AB was founded in 2017 and is based in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Insurely

Series A in 2022
We are building the future of insurance services. We make insurance easy and accessible for everyone – benefitting both individuals and the insurance industry at large.

Normative.io

Series A in 2021
Normative is the only software capable of assessing a company’s social and environmental impact automatically by analysing their purchases,using artificial intelligence combined with the world's largest sustainability research database.Their goal is to make the social and environmental cost of every purchase in their economy transparent.This will enable humanity to move towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals together.

BYON8

Venture Round in 2019
BYON8 Corporation was founded in the fall of 2015 in Linkoping, Sweden. It was co-founded by Josef and Matias Murad in an attempt to revitalize the health care industry through digital solutions. Ever since its inception BYON8 has grown with an incredible pace, starting with only 3 dedicated developers the team has now grown to over 33 members in just a year and the team is still growing! The concept of BYON8 and the company vision was already established several years before concretization in 2015. All ideas need financial backup and it all started with Josefs and Matias idea regarding a medical A.I (AITOPYA) being pitched at Liu Innovations offices at Mjardevi Center. Liu Innovation and the university has been a steady supporter ever since and Liu Holdings have joined in. Because of its short history BYON8 is understandably still in its start-up phase but it is now actively seeking further financial support through venture capitalists and viable partners. In a world where everything is fast paced and ever-changing, health care can't be an exception. They aim to bring the best health care to wherever, whenever or whoever demands it!

xNomad

Seed Round in 2022
Xnomad is a marketplace that connects brands, e-commerce stores and entrepreneurs with short term retail space. xNomad is a technology platform that makes browsing and booking commercial pop-up easier. It was founded in 2019 and is based in Stockholm, Sweden.

Open Payments Europe

Seed Round in 2019
Open Payments Europe is a developer of an open banking platform used to offer a single, open, and secure point of access. The company provides the groundbreaking market infrastructure required for successful open banking. The Open Payments Platform is a PSD2 compliant API aggregation platform that offers a single, open, and secure point of access to the diverse bank API networks throughout Europe. It was founded in 2017 and is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.

Insurello AB

Venture Round in 2019
Insurello AB develops an online insurance claim and settlement platform. The company offers an online platform, Insurello, which provides insurance compensation analysis and management for accidents, healthcare, damages, and medical disabilities. The company was incorporated in 2016 and is based in Stockholm, Sweden.

Hiber

Series A in 2021
Hiber AB provides a browser-based game creation and social gaming platform. It allows users to design own games without the need to code and play the games created by other users on the Web browser, mobiles, tablets, and personal computers. Hiber AB was founded in 2017 and is based in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Heja

Seed Round in 2018
Heja is only app you need to easily handle communication between coaches, managers, parents and players. At Heja, we're on a mission to champion the positive impact sport plays in the lives of children and youths: encouraging healthy lifestyles, growing children into leaders and acting as a bridge between cultures. Heja - our free-for-all team app - is just our first contribution to that cause.

Greenely AB

Seed Round in 2019
Greenely is the next-generation home energy app, creating zero-emission communities by making it possible for everyone to connect, control and optimize their energy usage. Over 150 000 people have connected their homes via Greenely to date. Greenely’s vision is to create the best possible experience for the modern energy consumer by levering technology. By enabling households across the world to connect and control their home’s and cars electricity usage in an app, Greenely are creating a worldwide community that brings knowledge and power to energy consumers across the world. All while optimizing demand and supply in order to create self-sustainable communities.

Sharin

Seed Round in 2020
Omocom offers safe, simple and secure insurance for all kind of renting, sharing and re-using, digitally, automated and integrated into the sales flow of the platform

Frequencz

Seed Round in 2021
Frequencz, is an emerging leader of shared virtual private networks for Enterprises. We brings cloud economics to radio and disrupt the way private networks are built, operated and managed. Our solution delivers innovation within the radio domain that offers foundational change in ROI and profitability for private network operators and Enterprises.

Mynt

Series A in 2019
Mynt AB provides digital financial services. It offers line of credit, business loans, invoice financing, discounting, and factoring for small and medium sized enterprises. The company was founded in 2017 and is based in Stockholm, Sweden.

Insurello AB

Venture Round in 2018
Insurello AB develops an online insurance claim and settlement platform. The company offers an online platform, Insurello, which provides insurance compensation analysis and management for accidents, healthcare, damages, and medical disabilities. The company was incorporated in 2016 and is based in Stockholm, Sweden.

Mindler

Venture Round in 2018
Most people suffer at some point during the life of mental illness. Whether it comes to periods of stress, drowsiness or worry that does not disappear by itself, a professional contact can be an effective way back and prevent negative development. They started Mindler with the vision that everyone should have the opportunity to meet a psychologist on equal terms, no matter where you live or what conditions you have. Digital technology and leading psychological skills are our model for increasing access to effective treatment of mental health and for people in our country to get the best help they need.

PETBUDDY AB

Seed Round in 2020
Petbuddy Group is a D2C pet care group of sustainable brands with the mission to do good for pets, pet parents and the planet. Our brand Buddy Pet Foods offers tailored subscriptions of natural- high quality dog food. In Sep 2020 we also launched Rockybox, a curated dog treat subscription box. We have invested heavy into our ecommerce/subscription platform and will over the next 5 years launch 5 to 7 more sustainable pet care brands based on data and trends. One customer group, one platform, many brands = strong value creation. Based out of Sweden we're experiencing strong growth and are seeking 5 MEUR to further scale PBG and it's brand offerings to new EU markets in 2021.

&frankly

Venture Round in 2018
&frankly provides insight to a company's employee engagement and an agile approach to change instead of death by surveys and analysis.

Normative.io

Seed Round in 2019
Normative is the only software capable of assessing a company’s social and environmental impact automatically by analysing their purchases,using artificial intelligence combined with the world's largest sustainability research database.Their goal is to make the social and environmental cost of every purchase in their economy transparent.This will enable humanity to move towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals together.

Albacross

Seed Round in 2018
Albacross Nordic AB develops a business to business (B2B) platform which helps to increase lead generation and advertising efficiency. Its platform provides services, such as lead generation, which includes customer relationship management (CRM) integration, flexible filtering, detailed company information, and email reports and account based marketing, which targets accounts to increase return on investment (ROI) by advertising and evaluating campaigns. The company was founded in 2013 and is based in Stockholm, Sweden.

PETBUDDY AB

Seed Round in 2019
Petbuddy Group is a D2C pet care group of sustainable brands with the mission to do good for pets, pet parents and the planet. Our brand Buddy Pet Foods offers tailored subscriptions of natural- high quality dog food. In Sep 2020 we also launched Rockybox, a curated dog treat subscription box. We have invested heavy into our ecommerce/subscription platform and will over the next 5 years launch 5 to 7 more sustainable pet care brands based on data and trends. One customer group, one platform, many brands = strong value creation. Based out of Sweden we're experiencing strong growth and are seeking 5 MEUR to further scale PBG and it's brand offerings to new EU markets in 2021.

Hiber

Seed Round in 2019
Hiber AB provides a browser-based game creation and social gaming platform. It allows users to design own games without the need to code and play the games created by other users on the Web browser, mobiles, tablets, and personal computers. Hiber AB was founded in 2017 and is based in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Health Integrator

Seed Round in 2020
Health Integrator AB operates a platform for access to health services. It offers in the areas of diet, physical activity, sleeping habits, stress, alcohol and tobacco use. The company was incorporated in 2017 and is based in Stockholm, Sweden.

Teemly AB

Seed Round in 2020
Teemly AB develops a virtual office solution. It offers Teemly, a virtual office that connects distributed teams. The company’s Teemly is used to work alongside each other, regardless of location; co-work side by side using the walkie-talkie function; and talk informally about life or work. The company was founded in 2019 and is based in Stockholm, Sweden.

Hiber

Seed Round in 2020
Hiber AB provides a browser-based game creation and social gaming platform. It allows users to design own games without the need to code and play the games created by other users on the Web browser, mobiles, tablets, and personal computers. Hiber AB was founded in 2017 and is based in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Instabridge AB

Venture Round in 2018
Instabridge AB develops a mobile application that allows users to find and share wi-fi networks. The application enables to share wi-Fi without giving password. The company was founded in 2012 and is based in Stockholm, Sweden.