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SuperVenture US West
April 8-9, 2024
Hilton Los Angeles Universal CityLos Angeles

Luba Lesiva
Founding Partner at Palumni VC


Luba Lesiva is the Founding Partner of Palumni VC, the Palantir alumni investing syndicate and fund. Palumni VC invests exclusively in startups founded by Palantir alumni, from pre-seed to pre-IPO.
Previously, Luba Lesiva headed up investor relations at Palantir, raising $1.2bn across the company's Series J and Series K preferred equity rounds. Prior to Palantir, Luba invested $200m in the venture capital asset class on behalf of ADIA in Abu Dhabi.
Luba started her career in Sydney, Australia, where she was an investment banker and growth equity investor at Merril Lynch and Goldman Sachs, focusing on the energy, mining, infrastructure, and the industrials sectors.

Agenda Sessions

  • Defence tech: investing in dual-use technologies