Zavain Dar


Lux Capital

About Zavain

Zavain is driven by smart software, leveraging data and machine intelligence to scale, augment, and balance human intelligence.

Zavain has led Lux’s investments in more than a dozen of companies like Primer, Blockstack, Recursion, Clarifai, Auransa and more.

Previously Zavain was an investor at Eric Schmidt’s Innovation Endeavors.

Prior to VC, Zavain was a founder and computer scientist. At Discovery Engine (acquired by Twitter), he engineered machine learning and AI systems across a proprietary distributed computing framework to build web scale-ranking algorithms. Zavain was also a cofounder of Fountainhop, one of the first hyper-local social networks.

Zavain holds a BS in symbolic systems and an MS in computer science from Stanford where he was a researcher in Stanford’s AI Lab.