Pantera Capital is an investment firm focused exclusively on ventures, tokens, and projects related to blockchain tech, digital currency, and crypto assets.
Pantera Capital is the leading blockchain investment firm and one of the largest institutional owners of cryptocurrencies.
Pantera Capital was founded in 2003 by Dan Morehead. The firm is based in Menlo Park, California, United States.
Pantera Capital invests in thematic ideas and projects that are core infrastructure pieces of the blockchain ecosystem, such as exchanges, custodians, institutional trading tools, decentralized finance, next gen payment systems, and more.
Pantera works by taking investor money, allocating it toward projects it finds promising, and delivering returns to investors in exchange for fees.
Pantera raised $1.3B for its Blockchain Fund on Apr 12, 2022. The fund will invest in Web3 startups, early-stage tokens and digital tokens with established liquidity levels. It joins four other funds: Venture, Bitcoin, Early-Stage Token, and Liquid Token.
Pantera manages $6.9B in assets under management as of Apr 2022. Pantera has backed more than 90 blockchain companies and 65 early-stage token deals across a portfolio that includes payments company Circle, crypto exchange Coinbase and Ripple, the company that issued the XRP cryptocurrency.