PAUL CAPON, MANAGING PARTNER
Mr. Capon graduated from the United States Air Force Academy in 2006 with a BS in Management, and received his commission as a 2nd Lieutenant in the United States Air Force. Mr. Capon served as a logistics officer based out of Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, and RAF Mildenhall, United Kingdom. During his time in service, he completed two tours in Afghanistan. Based in Kandahar, he was in charge of logistical operations for NATO construction projects throughout Afghanistan. During his second tour, Mr. Capon deployed to Kabul where he served as convoy commander for over 120 convoys and then as a Commander of an embedded training team (ETT). Paul’s ETT was responsible for training and aiding the Afghanistan National Police in the development of their national logistics infrastructure.
In 2011, Mr. Capon left the Air Force as a Captain and received an MBA from a joint London Business School and Columbia Business School Program in 2013. While attending business school, Mr. Capon focused on finance and operations of both distressed and start-up companies. Upon graduation Paul worked in the restructuring industry for Capstone. In 2014, Mr. Capon founded LunaCap Ventures, a Venture Capital firm focused on hybrid growth capital investing. He has since led and executed a number of investments for LunaCap and distributed capital to LP’s within the first year. Additionally, he negotiated the sale of a $6MM revenue company, appointed their new COO, and guided the company through a role-up strategy. He is currently the CEO of Wessex Press (a LunaCap Ventures portfolio company) where in his first two years he increased the company's revenue, previously flat for 7 years, by more than 3X and made the Company profitable.
Mr. Capon is a founding member of the New York City Military Officers Club, and also sits on the advisory boards of Comply First and the Joint Service Academy Network. He remains active in the United States Air Force as a reserve Officer.