Ankur Pansari Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Investments
  • 7

  • Portfolio
  • 4

  • Exits
  • 3


Ankur Pansari General Information


Mr. Ankur Pansari is the Founder and serves as General Partner at Divide by Zero, Rolling Fund, and Principal at Bling Capital. He served as Managing Partner at Brighton Angel Partners. His portfolio includes Carta, Philz Coffee, Wealthfront, Periscope Data (acquired), Lever, Memsql, Pillow (acquired), and dozens more. During his career, hehas founded numerous companies: Including an angel investment fund. A real estate business with properties featured on national television (and more in development). Artillery, an unsuccessful gaming platform where he raised over $11m and sold part of the company to a top 5 Internet company. An importing company called Favo that he sold in 2010. A social networking company in 2003 that got obliterated by Facebook. There's probably some more also.Earlier in his career, Ankur spent four years at Facebook working on partnerships where he preloaded Facebook on 100m devices. Before that, Ankur worked at Google on Google Toolbar where as an engineer, his team distributed 900m Toolbars and won Google's OC Award, its second highest honor.Ankur has a BS in Applied Math, a BS in Optical Engineering, and a minor in Physics from the University of Rochester. At the time, Stanford did not give him financial aid; however, they did not give him admission either.He spends his free time with his wife, walking his dog, and arbitraging Magic the Gathering cards.

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • 417 Mississippi Street
  • San Francisco, CA 94107
  • United States

Ankur Pansari Investments (7)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Studyverse 06-Jun-2022 Seed Round 00.000 Educational Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
Blueberry Pediatrics 01-Apr-2019 0000 00000 000 Clinics/Outpatient Services Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
Stensul 20-Jun-2018 00000 00000 000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
Arthena 01-Jul-2014 0000 00000 000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000000 19-Mar-2013 00000 00000 00.000 Application Software Out of Business 00000 0000000
Periscope Data 02-Jan-2013 Seed Round Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
Wealthfront 15-Dec-2008 Early Stage VC 00.000 Other Financial Services Generating Revenue 00000 0000000

Ankur Pansari Exits (3)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Arthena 16-Mar-2023 Merger/Acquisition
Periscope Data 14-May-2019 000000000000000000 00000 14-Apr-2016 000 00 00000000

Ankur Pansari Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Ankur Pansari Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Ankur Pansari Angel Investor 0 San Francisco, CA

Ankur Pansari Co-Investors (20)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Charlie Pinto 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Ethan Beard 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Fundamental Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Goodwater Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Umur Cubukcu 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Ankur Pansari FAQs

  • Who is Ankur Pansari?

    Ankur Pansari is an angel Investor who has made 7 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Ankur Pansari?

    Ankur Pansari is an angel investor.

  • What does Ankur Pansari do?

    As an angel investor, Ankur Pansari invests personal money into promising companies, typically in exchange for equity.

  • What has Ankur Pansari invested in?

    Ankur Pansari has made numerous investments in companies like Studyverse, Blueberry Pediatrics, and Stensul within the Educational Software, Clinics/Outpatient Services, and Business/Productivity Software industries.

  • What has Ankur Pansari invested in recently?

    Ankur Pansari's latest investment was on 06-Jun-2022 in Studyverse, a company within the Educational Software industry.

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