Partner, Lux Capital
Renata believes in leveraging technology to improve the quality of life for all people. She partners with founding teams that are transforming the future of humanity through health, food and longevity. She is also interested in connected and intelligent devices that can impact the lives of more than one billion people. At Lux Capital Renata invested in Common Networks, Novel Effect and three other stealth companies. Prior to joining Lux in 2017, Renata was a partner at Felicis Ventures, where she worked with startups that define new realities, markets and/or business models. Among them: Planet (micro satellites), Cruise Automation (acquired by GM), Dollar Shave Club (acquired by Unilever), Bonobos (acquired by Walmart), MetroMile and Rigetti (quantum computing). Renata is also a founding member of All Raise, an organization dedicated to promoting diversity in the tech industry. She earned a law degree from Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, and LLM and MBA from Stanford University. She was born and raised in Rio, plays guitar and is a black belt in karate.