Paradigm - Unicorn Nest



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Headquarters Location

United States, San Francisco


Paradigm is the renowned VC, which was created in 2018. The primary office of this VC is located in San Francisco. This investor is located in North America, United States.

Among the most popular investment industries for the fund are Software, Cryptocurrency. However, the fund’s focus is not limited to this, since there are 7 more areas of investment. The average start-up age at the time of investment by this fund is 2-3. Among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund, are OpenSpirit, Tendermint, O(1) Labs. The fund has no a preferred number of founders for start-ups that it invests in. The country of its foundation and the country of the most frequent investments for the fund coincides - United States. In addition to this location, the fund participated in 1 other location.

The fund typically enters into less than 2 deals annually. The most exits for the fund occurred in 2010. In real terms, this VC performs 80 percentage points more exits than other funds. The most common rounds for this fund are in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. This fund was the most active in 2019. Besides, in 2019 the fund was active.

The fund was established by Fred Ehrsam, Matt Huang. Besides the listed founders, we have found 3 key employees of this fund in our database.

The fund typically invests in rounds with 4-5 participants. Besides Paradigm, start-ups are typically funded by Naval Ravikant, MetaStable Capital, Polychain and 5 more VCs. The most common co-investors for the fund are Sequoia Capital, Pantera Capital, Naval Ravikant and also 2 different VCs.

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, first_initial '.' last, first_initial last, first last, last first_initial

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]


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]

0.38 out of 1

Funds Investing in Previous

MetaStable Capital, Polychain

Funds Investing Together

Sequoia Capital, Pantera Capital

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