Involved from the start

Pantera Capital was founded in 2003 by Tiger Management alum Dan Morehead, and managed over $1 billion of institutional investor assets in its now-discontinued global macro strategy. In 2013, Pantera became the first institutional asset manager to invest exclusively in blockchain technology and digital assets.

82,000%

Pantera Bitcoin Fund is up 82,000% since inception

$82 million

Pantera Venture Funds have realized $82 million on $18 million of invested capital across 18 companies.

124

Pantera has led 50% of 124 investments since 2013.

Blockchain history
Pantera history

2003

Pantera Capital is founded.

2008

A global financial crisis. Satoshi publishes Bitcoin Whitepaper in response.

2009

The first Bitcoin block (known as Genesis Block) is mined.

2013

Ethereum Whitepaper is published.

2013

Pantera Bitcoin Fund launches as first cryptocurrency fund in U.S.

 

 

Pantera Venture Fund I — First blockchain-only venture fund.

2014

 2015

Ethereum Launches.

 2015

Pantera Co-CIO, Joey Krug, creates first ICO on Ethereum with Augur launch.

2017

Pantera Early-Stage Token Fund — First early-stage token fund in U.S.

 

 

Pantera Liquid Token Fund launches.

2018

2020

COVID-19 accelerates global adoption of digital assets as a hedge against unprecedented fiscal and monetary expansion.

 

 

Major public corporations begin putting Bitcoin on their balance sheets.

Meet the team

The team has decades of experience at top-tier financial firms, in addition to unparalleled technical talent.

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