At Lightbox, we’re committed to solving problems with differentiated solutions that leverage technology. Its our indifference to conformity and vision to partner with the ambitious who want to embrace the unknown and find a new and better way to do things. Companies that will create a cultural impact and defining moments in the lives of the generations that come after us.
This year, our annual investor day started with a jetty ride to Alibaug and saw installations from all our companies who are building something that outlasts us.
When we first met to discuss starting a fund, one of the things that we all had in common was that we were entrepreneurs. We had launched our own companies, gotten rejected by investor after investor, produced good and bad products and experienced failure after failure. We were start up warriors and had the battle scars to prove it.Read More
Four years and $100 million. Presented with those numbers, most venture capital firms would likely have spread their bets and racked up a bare minimum of a dozen investments. Not Lightbox. The VC firm has backed just six startups across its second fund raised in 2014 and a $54-million expansion vehicle set up two years later. Simply put, Lightbox does things its own way by banking on a light portfolio of consumer technology companies to build winners.Read More
Chronic patients have no source of reliable information or network to rely on to help them manage their diseases. Doctors are short on time and pharmacies operate like dispensaries, dolling out pills alongside shampoo and mosquito patches. This is where Generico steps in. Generico currently runs a network of 40 pharmacies. These pharmacies sell pills but also provide a suite of preventive health services that give patients the solutions to managing their conditions.Read More
We are seeing a changing of the guard from old world businesses to new technology companies. This shift has been taking place steadily around the world at all stages across industries for the past 20 years and has accelerated in the recent decade.Read More