Co- Managing Partner
Izzy is one of just a handful of female General Partners in the UK focussed on deeptech investments. She co-founded Luminous Ventures, a venture fund investing at the intersection of deep technology and human health with the potential for long-term exponential growth and societal impact. At Luminous Ventures, Izzy has backed companies including Synthace, Hadean, Optellum, Ellipsis, Vital Health, Huma, Mahana Therapeutics, Phenomic AI, Biomage, Hoxton Farms, Magdrive, OxfordVR and many more. Before venture capital, Isabel founded two corporate PR firms focused on the venture ecosystem (two exits), co-founded two software start-ups (one exit) and been an active angel investor in the UK and US. In 2020, Isabel was appointed by UK Research and Innovation to be a member of the main council of Innovate UK, the innovation agency of the United Kingdom.
This past year has renewed the industry’s focus on deep tech, but where does its unlocked potential lie in Europe? This session looks at both the exciting opportunities and head-scratching...