CEO of Momentus
Prime Movers Lab has been deeply supportive and we feel the partnership. I am very grateful for help on the small stuff and big picture strategy. It has even helped me to create my style and approach. I like our consistent conversations and that we are well synchronized on our milestones and plans. I feel I am not alone. Decker is also helping us a lot. He helped me address some topics with my business partner that further deepened our relationship. I also think he coached me to reframe and explain some of my decisions to our team better. I am finding it very helpful.
CEO of Heliogen
Dakin and Prime Movers Lab are a very different kind of investor than any I have had in the past 30 years. What sets them apart in an entirely different (and better) category is how smart, helpful, and humble they are. They took the time to understand our business and technology better than anyone else, and thus were able to add more value. They also are thought leaders – and leaders in general – not looking to others for social proof – they are bold enough and smart enough to be strong and supportive backers. Finally, and on top of all of that, they share my goal of making the world a better place, and I very much look forward to doing just that with them.
CEO of Upward Farms
Dakin is described by successful, serial CEOs in the PML portfolio as a brilliant business strategist and their most valuable thought partner (a function of equal parts intellect and openness), the only investor with whom they conduct (and benefit from!) weekly conversations, and always acting in service to the company. My own experiences with Dakin have exceeded even these high expectations. Also, the firm at large is stacked with talent – design, engineering, executive coaching, and more. Beyond just being capital partners, PML truly stands out as a cross-functional agency that will be a force multiple for our own talent.
Mei Mei Hu
CEO of Covaxx
Prime Movers Lab is a truly different type of investor and an invaluable partner. The team is a group of superhero trouble shooters and offer untold amounts of strategic insight, support, and engagement. They recognized our vision to transform billions of lives and our strategic needs from an investor and were fair and extremely rapid in addressing them. We have built numerous companies and have never had such a thoughtful, connected, and invested partner.
CEO of Pyka
We chose Prime Movers Lab to lead our round because of their background and focus on deep, ambitious hardware-based tech, as well as their ability to provide us with a wide range of support. On the tech side of things, they have helped us create high level technical goals that are a good blend of ambitious and realistic. In terms of support, they have proven to be an invaluable sounding board for almost every category of company decision, from coming up with effective hiring processes, to helping cultivate personal growth within our leadership team.
CEO of Nelumbo
Prime Mover's Lab is the breakthrough venture capital partnership of our time. Their approach casts a clear signal and addresses a monumental market opportunity. By focusing on hard problems, partnering for the long term, and devoting themselves to the development of their founders, this fund has successfully tapped into a wave of entrepreneurial energy that is changing the industries that touch our lives every day. Helping these companies to succeed will address some of the largest problems keeping our society from a sustainable, equitable, and prosperous future for all. I can think of no better opportunity than the chance to work with Prime Mover's Lab.
CEO of Optios
I can honestly report that the Prime Movers team has offered value to both myself and our company in a manner that I’ve never before experienced. In addition to offering us access to their minds and rolodex, Prime Movers proactively interacts with our company as if we are their customer, and as if their only job is to do whatever is needed to ensure that we are wildly successful. As of this writing, Dakin has had a flawless investment track record. Now that I've had the chance to work with him directly, I think I may understand how he's been able to beat the odds here.
CEO of Halo
We are incredibly excited to partner with PML because of how impressed we quickly became by the experience, work ethic and service mindset of their entire team. We're not only strong believers in PML's core thesis on the potential of physics-powered start-ups, but also in the ability of the PML team to execute and add value. Although we had a number of offers, some that even provided a higher valuation, we felt that the complete package offered by PML was a strong differentiator and we are looking forward to working together to improve the lives of billions across the world.
CEO of Unlimited Tomorrow
Unlimited Tomorrow's core philosophy is to democratize assistive technology across the world, which involves creating deep and meaningful partnerships. We look at our investors as true partners, and Prime Movers Lab exemplifies this perfectly. The Prime Movers Lab team empowers me as CEO and our company as a whole so we can outperform and overdeliver.
CEO of polySpectra
We chose Prime Movers Lab to lead our seed round because of their commitment to supporting deep tech founders. We resonate with their physics-focused thesis and were impressed by the depth of their technical diligence. We are excited to partner with them and have already started to benefit from their excellent founder resources, which they are continuously improving. Simply put, we picked Prime Movers Lab because they have their priorities straight.