Renata Quintini

Collection of candid advice from women VCs
Buy now

Geographic Preferences: Finland, Israel, Germany, Estonia, United States, Canada

Renata Quintini is a Partner at Lux Capital. She believes in leveraging technology to improve the quality of life for all people. She invests in ambitious startups that aim to help us to not only live longer, but live well. Specifically, she is looking to partner with founding teams that are transforming the future of humanity through health, food, happiness, cognition, creative computing and longevity.

Prior to joining Lux Capital in early 2017, Renata was a partner at Felicis Ventures, where she worked with startups that define new realities, markets and/or business models. Among them: Planet (satellites), Cruise Automation (acquired by GM), Dollar Shave Club (acquired by Unilever), Bonobos, MetroMile, Swift Navigation (autonomous vehicles), Survios (VR) and Rigetti (quantum computing).

Before joining Felicis, she was an investor at the Stanford Management Company, where she helped manage the endowment’s venture capital portfolio and build out its small funds VC exposure. Prior to that, she had a stint at JPMorgan’s Tech, Media and Telecom group in San Francisco, where she focused on consumer Internet companies. She started her career as a tech M&A attorney, having practiced both in Brazil and at Skadden, Arps in Palo Alto.

Renata holds a Law degree from Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, an LL.M from Stanford Law School and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.


Before becoming a venture capitalist, Renata was an investment manager at Stanford University’s endowment, which invests in dozens of private equity and venture capital funds.

She was born and raised in Brazil by a neuroscientist mother and entrepreneur father. Renata earned a law degree from Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro; and earned LLM and MBA degrees from Stanford University.


Julia Taxin

Julia Taxin

Kimmy Scotti

Kimmy Scotti