Laurent Grill Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Investments
  • 5

  • Portfolio
  • 3

  • Exits
  • 2


Laurent Grill General Information


Mr. Laurent Grill serves as Venture Partner at Luma Launch. Mr. Grill serves as a Partner at JLL Spark.He is an Entrepreneur turned Venture Capitalist who works with start-up founders to successfully build scalable teams, strong company cultures and disruptive products. He also serves as Investment Committee Member at USC Marshall Venture Fund. He believes that there is a fundamental need for additional support in the early stage ecosystem in Los Angeles and other budding technology hubs around the US and globally. This desire to support these growing tech communities led him to his current role as Venture Lead at Luma Launch, a seed to series-a corporate venture with an accelerator program and internal incubation team. Luma Launch is focused on early stage startups at the convergence of evolving technology and content markets, capitalizing on internal and external resources to create successful products. He has founded, expanded and managed multiple start-ups ranging from a music education technology platform, Miso Media, to the leader in the Massage-on-Demand space, Zeel. His experience working in the early stage start up scene has given him the tools necessary to understand the needs of founders in the infancies of their companies. He is a longtime supporter of multiple non-profits, led by his former service as a Board of Director of the Red Cross. Part of his desire to invest in industry changing companies is to identify successful products that can also drive socially impactful change in their local and international communities. He served as Board Observer at Retina AI.

Contact Information

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • Santa Monica, CA 90401
  • United States
+1 (310) 000-0000

Laurent Grill Investments (5)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Balloon (Business/Productivity Software) 18-Mar-2022 Seed Round Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000000 00000
0000000 28-Jan-2022 0000 00000 00.000 Accessories Generating Revenue 0000000 00000
000000 (0000000000 09-Apr-2019 00000 00000 000.00 Therapeutic Devices Generating Revenue 0000000 00000
Overnight (Application Software) 21-Dec-2015 Seed Round 00.00 Application Software Out of Business 0000000 00000
Crunchbutton 01-Jan-2015 Later Stage VC Other Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure Out of Business 0000000 00000
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Laurent Grill Exits (2)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Crunchbutton 23-Jan-2023 Out of Business
000000000 (0000000 16-Oct-2018 000 00 00000000
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Laurent Grill Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Laurent Grill Angel Investor 00 Santa Monica, CA
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Laurent Grill Co-Investors (29)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
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Bessemer Venture Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Greycroft 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Headline 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Mousse Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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