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Moore Capital

Moore Capital

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Headquarters Location

United States, New York


Moore Capital is a well known and established VC, which was founded in 1986. The fund is located in United States, North America. The main office of this VC is situated in New York.

The fund was established by Louis Bacon. We also identified another 4 core personnel in our database.

Among the most popular investment industries for the fund are Telecommunications, Internet. However, the fund’s focus is not limited to this, since there are 23 more areas of investment. The fund has no specific requirements for the number of founders in a start-up. If there are 4 or 5+ founders in the start-up, the probability of getting the investment is low. The average start-up age at the time of investment by this fund is 4-5. The country of its establishment and the country of its most frequent investments coincides - United States. However, start-ups from 1 other country can be found in the fund's portfolio. Among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund, are Katerra, Luminar, NuVox.

The usual method for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 other investors. Aside from Moore Capital, start-ups are often funded by Idealab, Weston Presidio Capital, Slifer Designs and 6 other funds. The most common co-investors for the fund are Idealab, Mellon Ventures, Richland Ventures and also 20 different VCs. The investors in the following rounds are usually Idealab, Nimes Capital, Mellon Ventures, and 8 VCs in total.

We recorded the biggest number of exits for this fund in 2013. Typical investments for this fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The fund typically enters into less than 2 deals annually. Moore Capital is involved in 7 percentage points more than the average amount of lead investments when compared with other funds. In real terms, this VC performs 1 percentage points less exits than other funds. This fund was the most active in 2000. In addition, the fund was active in 2019. The average start-up valuation at the time of investment from Moore Capital is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars.

Year Founded


Fund Activity


Mail Rule [rules by which you can get an email of an interesting for you fund employee, knowing only the name and surname of this employee]

Domain name:; User name format in descending order of probability: first '.' last, last first_initial, first last, first last_initial, first_initial last

Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]

100.0% of cases

Investments per Year [average amount of rounds in which fund participates each year]


Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]

27.0% of cases

Average Multiplicator [the average ratio of the last valuation of portfolio startups to their total amount of financing raised]


Average Portfolio Company
Exit Age [the average age of portfolio startups at which they go public or become acquired]

1.3 years

Success / Strategy Similarity
Index [the matching between fund's investment strategy and its proved successes in the form of portfolio startups high valuations]

0.2 out of 1

Number of Unicorns [amount of portfolio companies, which were valuated at more then $1B]


Number of Minotaurs [amount of portfolio companies, which raised more then $1B in total]


Funds Investing in Previous

Idealab, Weston Presidio Capital, Slifer Designs

Funds Investing Together

Idealab, Mellon Ventures, Richland Ventures

Funds Investing in Following

Idealab, Nimes Capital, Mellon Ventures

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