Dakin Sloss

Member Since 2021

Dakin Sloss

Founder and General Partner

Prime Movers Lab


Dakin Sloss is an entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist. He is the Founder and General Partner of Prime Movers Lab, the world’s leading partner of breakthrough scientific startups. He has led investments in and is a board member at Heliogen, Covaxx, Tarana, and Carbon Capture. Prior to founding Prime Movers Lab, Dakin served as the founding CEO of Tachyus and OpenGov. He is also a philanthropist dedicated to ending world hunger, resolving the global mental health pandemic, and redesigning early childhood education to cultivate integrated beings across body, mind and spirit. Dakin has been recognized as one of Yahoo Finance’s THE NEXT: 21 people who will have a significant impact on the worlds of finance, business, sports or politics in the year ahead and was featured on CNBC discussing the rise of SPACs. In 2016, Dakin was recognized as the featured Forbes 30 Under 30 energy entrepreneur. In 2017, he was named as a San Francisco Business Times 40 Under 40 honoree.


  • Entrepreneurship
  • Start-Ups
  • Leadership


November 16th, 2021

Breakthrough science and the future of venture capital

Venture capital is poised to move away from the software space and into revolutionary technologies to improve human lives.

September 7th, 2021

Scientific breakthroughs need to serve humanity

Humanity is facing an unprecedented opportunity to step forward into an era of global harmony, prosperity, and awakening, but capitalizing on this unique moment in history requires a refocusing of the use of science and technology to transform billions of lives.


Prime Movers Lab

Prime Movers Lab invests in breakthrough scientific startups founded by the world's prime movers – the inventors who transform billions of lives across energy, transportation, infrastructure, manufacturing, human augmentation, and agriculture.


  • Energy
  • Transportation
  • Infrastracture


Corporate leadership