Pantera Capital

Founded 2003
Founders Dan Morehead

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Total investments 127
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$22M
Portfolio companies 54
Rounds per year 3.00
Lead investments 23
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.20
Exits 4
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Bitcoin
  • Blockchain
  • Cryptocurrency
  • Financial Services
  • FinTech
Summary

Pantera Capital is the famous VC, which was founded in 2003. The venture was found in North America in United States. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Menlo Park.

The top amount of exits for fund were in 2018. Opposing the other organizations, this Pantera Capital works on 18 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The average startup value when the investment from Pantera Capital is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. The fund is constantly included in 7-12 deals per year. The high activity for fund was in 2018. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 7 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 6-7 partakers. Despite the Pantera Capital, startups are often financed by Firestartr, SV Angel, RRE Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Future Perfect Ventures, RRE Ventures, General Catalyst. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Blockchain Capital, IDG Capital, Digital Finance Group.

Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are FinTech, Cryptocurrency. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Circle Internet Financial, Kik Interactive, ThunderCore. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 2-3 years to receive the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States.

The fund was created by Dan Morehead. We also calculated 7 valuable employees in our database.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Seed
5M01 Jun 2021

Early Stage Venture
6M25 May 2021

Bitso

Bitcoin
Cryptocurrency
Financial Exchanges
FinTech
Late Stage Venture
250M05 May 2021 Mexico, Mexico City

Early Stage Venture
10M29 Apr 2021

Seed
18M28 Apr 2021

10M20 Apr 2021

Liquity

Ethereum
Financial Services
Lending
Early Stage Venture
6M29 Mar 2021 Switzerland, " Switzerland"}

StarkWare Industries

Blockchain
Financial Software
Software
Early Stage Venture
75M24 Mar 2021 Israel, Netanya

23 Mar 2021
News
Offchain Labs Raises $120M in Funding
– Offchain Labs is a NYC-based provider of scaling solutions for Ethereum. – The company raised $120m in Series B funding. – The round was led by Lightspeed Venture Partners with participation from Polychain Capital, Ribbit Capital, Redpoint Ventures, Pantera Capital, Alameda Research, Mark Cuban and others. – The new funding will be used to scale the team, further develop the Arbitrum One ecosystem, build out new scaling solutions in its pipeline and invest in R&D. Read more
Ondo Finance Raises $4M in Funding
– Ondo Finance is a New York-based deFi protocol startup. – The company has raised $4m in funding. – The round was led by Pantera Capital with participation from Genesis, Digital Currency Group, CMS, CoinFund, Chapter One, Bixin, Divergence, Protoscale Capital, The LAO, Stani Kulechov, Josh Hannah, Richard Ma, Diogo Monica, and Christy Choi. – The funds will be used to accelerate the adoption of DeFi among mainstream investors by enabling the granular exchange of risk. Read more

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