Pantera Capital

Pantera Capital

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Headquarters Location

United States, Menlo Park


Pantera Capital is a well known and established VC, which was founded in 2003. The VC's location is in North America, United States. The the headquarters of this VC is in Menlo Park.

The usual method for the fund is to invest in rounds with 6-7 other investors. Along with Pantera Capital, start-ups are often financed by Firestartr, SV Angel, RRE Ventures as well as 63 other investors. The fund often co-invests with Future Perfect Ventures, RRE Ventures, General Catalyst, overall with 87 funds from our list. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually supported by Blockchain Capital, IDG Capital, Digital Finance Group, out of 29 investors from our database.

The fund was created by Dan Morehead. We also identified another 7 core personnel in our database.

The most common rounds for this fund are in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The fund's activity peaked in 2018. Additionally, in 2019 the fund was active. Pantera Capital is involved in 18 percentage points less than the average amount of lead investments when compared with other funds. The most exits for the fund occurred in 2018. The average start-up valuation at the time of investment from Pantera Capital is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. In real terms, this VC performs 7 percentage points more exits than other funds. The fund typically enters into 7-12 deals annually.

Among the most popular investment industries for the fund are FinTech, Cryptocurrency. However, the fund’s focus is not limited to this, since there are 15 more areas of investment. The average start-up age at the time of investment by this fund is 2-3. The country of its establishment and the country of its most frequent investments coincides - United States. However, start-ups from 7 other countries can be found in the fund's portfolio. The fund has no a preferred number of founders for start-ups that it invests in. If there are 5+ founders in the start-up, the probability of getting the investment is low. Circle Internet Financial, Kik Interactive, ThunderCore are among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund.

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

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

98.0% 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]

14.6% 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]

3.1 years

Decision Makers / Strategy
Similarity Index [see explanation at]

0.57 out of 1

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

0.38 out of 1

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


Funds Investing in Previous

Firestartr, SV Angel, RRE Ventures

Funds Investing in Following

Blockchain Capital, IDG Capital, Digital Finance Group

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