CEO of Pantera Capital
Dan Morehead is the originator and CEO of Pantera Capital, a San Francisco-based asset firm focusing on bitcoin and other digital currencies. Dan Morehead is the CEO of Pantera Capital, an asset firm that emphases on cryptocurrencies and businesses that employ blockchain. With over 25 years of knowledge in worldwide macro trading, he offers an exclusive viewpoint on both crypto and macro.
Dan Morehead is CEO and founder of Pantera Capital, a San Francisco-based investment firm concentrating on Bitcoin and other digital currencies. Earlier to founding Pantera, Morehead was head of macro trading and Chief Financial Officer at Tiger Management. Morehead formerly held executive roles at Deutsche Bank in London, Bankers Trust, and Goldman Sachs. He originated and was CEO of Atriax, an electronic foreign exchange platform, which shut in 2002. Morehead led funding in and is on the panel of directors at Bitstamp, which as of May 2015 is the fourth-largest Bitcoin exchange, and a Nairobi-based startup concentrating on remittances.
Morehead got his B.S. in Civil
Engineering from Princeton University, graduating magna cum laude in 1987 and
getting the Carmichael Prize for outstanding thesis.
Dan graduated Magna along with Laude from Princeton University with a B.S. in Civil Engineering and acknowledged the Carmichael Prize for an outstanding thesis. Pantera Capital is an authorized investment firm focused entirely on Bitcoin and other digital currencies and creations in the space.
Dan Morehead started Pantera
Capital Management LP in 2003 and remains CEO to this day. He has more than 25
years of knowledge in managing worldwide macro funds, macro trading, and
investment advisory services. Pantera Capital, an investment firm concentrated
completely on Bitcoin, other digital currencies, and corporations utilizing
Pantera’s Bitcoin Fund has reimbursed over 12,000% in five years and has refunded billions to its investors. Pantera presently manages capital in seven funds across three product groups –hedge, passive, and venture.
Morehead created Pantera Capital in 2003, initially aiming at global macro hedge-fund investments. Pantera moved its focus completely to bitcoin and other digital currencies when it associated with Fortress Investment Group, Benchmark and Ribbit Capital to launch an investment fund, Pantera Bitcoin Partners LLC. Pantera controls the fund while the other firms developed minority equity partners.
Preceding to founding Pantera, Morehead was Chief Financial Officer and head of macro trading at Tiger Management. Morehead formerly held administrative roles at Deutsche Bank in London, Goldman Sachs and Bankers Trust.
He initiated and was CEO of Atriax, an electronic foreign exchange platform, which shut in 2002. In 2008 he was estimated as stating that we are in the practice of trying to figure out if the world is approaching an end formerly the global financial meltdown which caused the shutdown of Pantera capital as a Hedge Fund in primary 2009.
Morehead stated about- Pantera Capital’s BitPesa investment was made public:
People speak about the 5 billion
individuals in the emerging world as being unbanked, and it’s like calling them
un-landline — they bounced the complete landline thing and went straight to
mobile phones. I contemplate for most drives they’re going to avoid what we
call traditional banking and go honest to mobile money.
Morehead established his B.S. in Civil Engineering from Princeton University, graduating Magna with Laude in 1987 and getting the Carmichael Prize for outstanding thesis.
Dan Morehead initiated Pantera Capital Management LP in 2003. He also co-founded and was CEO of Atriax, an electrical foreign exchange platform. Earlier to that, he was CEO at Tiger Management and crown of macro trading, worldwide head of FX selections at Deutsche Bank in London, and skilful a global macro fund and derivatives trading parts in North America and Japan at Bankers Trust. Dan started his career at Goldman Sachs as a mortgage-backed securities trader.
As CEO of Pantera Capital,
Dan is aggressively tangled in providing investor’s experience to Bitcoin in
addition to digital currency start-ups. Bitcoin signifies a quantum change in
the global financial landscape and will essentially transform the way finance
and business are conducted everywhere in the world.