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Exclusively focused on investing in blockchain technologies, the Pantera team is experienced in both traditional finance and the emergent blockchain technology. Having strong relationships with some of the most promising entrepreneurs and other top investors in the space, Pantera is fulfilling its strategic investment philosophy by building a diversified portfolio and bringing industry-specific value-add resources to its portfolio companies.
Dan Morehead, Chief Executive Officer
Dan founded Pantera Capital Management LP in 2003. He also co-founded and was CEO of Atriax, an electronic foreign exchange platform. Prior to that, he was head of macro trading and CFO at Tiger Management, global head of FX options at Deutsche Bank in London, and managed derivatives trading units and a global macro fund in North America and Japan at Bankers Trust. Dan began his career at Goldman Sachs as a mortgage-backed securities trader. Dan graduated magna cum laude from Princeton University with a B.S. in Civil Engineering and received the Carmichael Prize.
Paul Veradittakit, Partner
Prior to joining Pantera in 2014, Paul worked at Strive Capital as an Associate focusing on investments in the mobile space. Previously, he was at Hatch Consulting and LECG and performed business development and marketing for Urban Spoils, an early stage startup in the daily deal aggregation space. Paul graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a B.A. in Psychology and a B.A. in Political Science.
Matt Gorham, Chief Operating Officer
Matt originally joined Pantera in 2005 as a global macro trader and risk analyst. Prior to rejoining Pantera he was a portfolio analyst at Aperio Group, a quantitatively-oriented investment firm. He was also an equity trader at LPL Financial Services. Matt earned his B.A. in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the CFA Society of San Francisco.
Jed McCaleb, Senior Advisor
Jed joined Pantera in 2013, as a Venture Partner on a part-time basis. He is the primary developer of Stellar, was the co-founder and chief technology officer of Ripple Labs and the original developer of Ripple. He created e-Donkey, the decentralized peer-to-peer file sharing network, which was the most widely-used file sharing network on the Internet in the mid-2000’s
Ron Glantz, Senior Advisor
Ron originally joined Pantera in 2004, serving as director of research, chief economist, and on the management committee. He was a partner at Tiger Management, supervising industrial research and managing a sub-portfolio. Ron was also Paine Webber’s chief investment officer, director of economics and financial markets, director of research, and on the management board. Previously, he was Institutional Investor Magazine’s #1 auto and auto parts analyst for seven consecutive years. Ron received a B.A. in Economics, cum laude, from Harvard College, an M.A. in International Relations from The Fletcher School, and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.