August 29th, 2018

4 minute read

I’ve now been in the role of CEO here at Fugue for a number of weeks, and thought it might be worthwhile to lay out my reasons for joining this fantastic company. First off, I’d like to say a big “thank you” to the wonderful staff and customers of Fugue who have given me a very warm and enthusiastic welcome. Not only that, they have graciously.
July 17th, 2018

1 minute read

In late November of 2017, I informed Fugue's Board that I intended to lead a search for a new CEO. We had a substantial amount of money on the balance sheet, some really impressive customers, a solid product, and a highly motivated team - many of the things needed to attract a world class CEO. My passion has always been for technology and team.
January 10th, 2017

5 minute read


“It worked on my laptop!”


Seven weeks into your latest project, you’ve gotten to the point where management wants a demo. Your first spike was run from a node server that you ran on your laptop. When another developer joined, you moved the environment to Vagrant so you could share an image. When the third and fourth bodies were assigned,.

August 8th, 2016

10 minute read

We Have Two Big Announcements


This week, Fugue launches its cloud infrastructure automation system and introduces its leadership team! Check out the respective press releases:


January 13th, 2016

2 minute read

We’re excited to announce that we’ve closed a $20M C Round with NEA and other previous investors, including Core Capital , bringing our total funding to $34M. In addition, we’re consolidating our branding and our company now will be known as Fugue—that’s the name of the cloud operating system we’re developing.


The rapid adoption of cloud.

November 12th, 2014

1 minute read

Luminal announced its first product, Fugue , at AWS re:Invent on stage with Werner Vogels, CTO of Amazon. Fugue is immutable infrastructure realized. It fully automates the deployment, operations and maintenance of infrastructure on AWS. By continuously regenerating infrastructure components, Fugue enforces desired state, removes unwanted.
August 13th, 2014

3 minute read

Luminal, a Maryland-based startup developing next-generation solutions for cloud operations and management, announced it has closed a $10M Series B financing round, led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA). Previous investors, including Core Capital Partners and the Maryland Venture Fund , also participated in the round. This brings Luminal’s total.
May 19th, 2014

1 minute read

We’re thrilled to have won the top prize in the InvestMaryland Challenge , (cybersecurity category) last night. It was a fun evening, and we’re honored to have won in a category with such tough competitors including Light Point Security and fellow Core Capital Partners and NEA portfolio company ZeroFox . Congrats to all the winners and finalists!


May 11th, 2014

1 minute read

From Lizzy McLellan’s article on Luminal in The Daily Record:

The exterior walls of Luminal’s downtown Frederick headquarters are made of brick. But the company isn’t focused on walls. Its software aims to make a computer system more secure from the inside, instead of relying only on exterior defenses.

Read the full article in PDF format.

April 21st, 2014

2 minute read

We’re excited to announce that Luminal has closed a $3.8MM Series A financing round with Core Capital Partners , Maryland Venture Fund , New Enterprise Associates , and other investors. The round includes the conversion of $1.1MM in convertible debt the company raised in August 2012.


Luminal is addressing deficiencies in traditional computing.

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