• 95% of internet users and 70% of software spend is outside the US . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lumia was built for this new reality

  • Built for US category leaders pursuing international markets

  • and local leaders dominating the fastest growing global markets

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The go-to internationalization platform

  • Product Readiness
  • Income Repatriation
  • Local Financial Infrastructure
  • Corporate Operations & Excellence
  • Local Regulations & Public Policy
  • Recruiting & Performance Management
  • International Sales & Growth
  • Market Selection & Entry Structure
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Right-sized and Collaborative

We’ve engineered Lumia’s fund for optimal flexibility and collaboration with our global peers. We can thus, lead or follow investments rounds, investing smaller ticktets when optimal or required, and larger ones as our companies scale globally.

Geographic & Sector Focus

U.S. Companies Extending their Leadership Internationally

  • Focus on product-driven companies with global applicability and ambition

International Leaders Pairing Proven Business Models with Local Insights

  • Focus on markets underserved by investors relative to their potential for breakout success
  • Our core international markets are Latin America, the Middle East and Europe

Investing in Mobile Technologies, Business Cloud, Marketplaces, & Financial Technology

  • Mobile & "untethered" technologies, Business Cloud Applications & Infrastructure, Marketplaces, & Financial Technology

Stage Focus & Investment Size

Focus on Expansion Stage Companies

  • Focus on product-driven companies with global applicability and ambition
  • Initial investment from $3 to $30M+
  • Comfortable investing across both primary and secondary transactions

Select Earlier-Stage Companies via "Telescope" program

  • High-likelihood category leaders with evolving product-market fit
  • Initial investment from $100K to $500K+

Company Characteristics

Rapid Growth and Market Leadership

  • Lumia looks for demonstrable success across a host of business metrics. At a high level, we are looking for rapidly-scaling businesses that are emerging as leaders in their respective markets

Strong Margin Profile & Path to Profitability

  • Lumia looks for companies with demonstrated profitability on a unit basis and a strong path to eventual company profitability, including high long term margins

Clear Defensibility & Excellent Partners

  • Lumia focuses on companies with clear, long term defensibility and great partners around the table. Great partners start with company management, but also include its investors, advisors and board members
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