NEW YORK, March 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Lux Capital, a leading investor in
nanotechnology and related emerging technologies, announced that Adam Kalish
joined the firm as a Director.
Adam joins Lux Capital from Everest Capital, where he served as a Director
at the leading multi-strategy opportunistic hedge fund with assets in excess
of $1 billion. Prior to Everest, Adam spent more than three years with Quellos
Capital Management, a multi-billion dollar alternative investment firm. He
also worked at Dreamworks SKG in Los Angeles, where he reported directly to
the President of the Studio. Adam holds dual degrees in Economics and
Communications from the University of Miami.
"Adam's relevant investment and operational experience at some of the
leading alternative fund managers is of great value to Lux," said Lux Capital
co-founder and Managing Director Robert Paull. "The addition of Adam will help
Lux Capital continue its development as the premier investor in early-stage
"Over the course of just five years, Lux Capital has built one of the
most enviable emerging franchises in all of private equity," said Mr. Kalish.
"Lux was one of the first groups to recognize nanotechnology as an investment
opportunity-and the combination of domain expertise and proprietary edges make
this a team that I'm proud to be a part of."
About Lux Capital
Lux Capital is a venture capital firm focused on making early-stage
investments in nanotechnology and related growth sectors emerging from leading
academic centers of excellence. Lux Capital's managing partners, investors,
advisors and extended network are leveraged to provide unparalleled access,
expertise and market intelligence to its portfolio companies. The firm's
principals are recognized internationally as thought-leaders in the field of
nanotechnology. Established in 2000, the firm is headquartered in New York.
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SOURCE Lux Capital