Pascal Gauthier Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1


  • Investments
  • 7

  • Portfolio
  • 6

  • Exits
  • 1


Pascal Gauthier General Information


Mr. Pascal Gauthier serves as Chief Executive Officer, President and Chairman at Ledger. He served as Venture Partner at Mosaic Ventures. He spent more than 15 years immersed in digital media and advertising technology. Early in his career, he led sales teams at price comparison service Kelkoo, both before and after its acquisition by Yahoo in 2004, ultimately becoming Commercial Director of Kelkoo sales for cars, travel and shopping. He joined Criteo in 2008 where he spent 5 years, primarily as Chief Operating Officer and he was instrumental in the company's rapid global expansion towards a $1 billion revenue business. He is one of the most successful venture-backed companies in Europe and has a $2.5bn market cap on NASDAQ. While serving as entrepreneur-in-residence at Index Ventures in 2014, he discovered the potential for bitcoin and realized this transformational new technology could only prosper if all users had access to reliable security and useful information. That insight was the spark for Challenger Deep, which he founded with the goal to be bitcoin's ultimate data provider. He also serves on the boards of two promising ad-tech companies and OpenX, and the secure bitcoin hardware wallet maker Ledger. He has also backed African remittance service BitPesa, as it combines bitcoin's potential as an asset, with the huge potential role for remittances in Africa. He serves as Advisor at Teemo. He serves as a Board Member at Komainu.He is a Co-Founder and serves as Board Member at Kaiko. He started his career at Kelkoo, which was acquired by Yahoo for EUR 475 million in 2004., he then joined the advertising company Criteo in 2008 where he worked for five years as COO. His first investment after Criteo was in, which was acquired earlier this year by Altice for EUR 256 million. Before being nominated CEO at Ledger, he worked as Venture Partner in Mosaic Ventures. He serves as an advisor at Oasis (Other Financial Services).

Contact Information

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • Paris
  • France

Pascal Gauthier Investments (7)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Swaap 19-Apr-2023 Seed Round 00.00 Financial Software Startup 000000 00000000
Flowdesk 24-Jun-2022 00000 00000 0000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 000000 00000000
Merge 07-Jan-2022 0000 00000 000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 000000 00000000
Ejara 21-Sep-2021 0000 00000 00.000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 000000 00000000
Aplo 01-Jun-2021 00000 00000 000.00 Brokerage Generating Revenue 000000 00000000
Indeez 19-Oct-2020 Seed Round Commercial/Professional Insurance Generating Revenue 000000 00000000
Teemo 21-Mar-2017 Early Stage VC 000.00 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 000000 00000000

Pascal Gauthier Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Teemo 19-Nov-2020 000000000000000000

Pascal Gauthier Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Pascal Gauthier Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Pascal Gauthier Angel Investor 0 0 Paris, France

Pascal Gauthier Co-Investors (88)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Alexis Bonillo 2 0 Series chart Industry bar
Coinbase Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Kima Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Marc Bhargava 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Meltem Demirors 0 0 Series chart Industry bar