Louis Bacon Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Investments
  • 4

  • Portfolio
  • 3

  • Exits
  • 1


Louis Bacon General Information


Mr. Louis Bacon is the Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman at Moore Capital Management. He is the Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer of Moore Strategic Ventures. Along with its affiliate foundations, The Moore Charitable Foundation focuses on supporting conservation nonprofits that protect threatened habitats, landscapes, and water bodies. Moore Charitable has programming to support local community educational, health, and cultural organizations and services. In 1999, He was instrumental in founding the Waterkeeper Alliance, the largest and fastest-growing nonprofit solely focused on preserving and protecting clean water. Originally a loosely affiliated group of clean water advocates, the Alliance now represents more than 300 local environmental organizations in over 40 countries. He has protected more than 214,000 acres of land in perpetuity across the United States. He donated a conservation easement of approximately 167,000 acres on the Trinchera Blanca Ranch in Colorado to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS). The donation was the largest ever received by USFWS and was critical in the establishment of the nation's 558th unit of the National Wildlife Refuge System. Combined with conservation easements authorized by him on Tercio and Red River Ranches in Southern Colorado, nearly 800,000 acres of protected private and public lands are now connected from Great Sand Dunes National Park, Colorado to northern New Mexico. He was the lead investor in The Forestland Group, LLC, (TFG), a timberland investment management organization that acquires naturally regenerating forests and manages them sustainably. In 1999, TFG helped finance one of the country's most substantial conservation transactions when it acquired approximately 110,000 acres of Adirondack State Park forestlands. He has received numerous honors for his commitment to conservation, including Riverkeeper's Environmental Leadership Award, the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership (TRCP) Lifetime Conservation Achievement Award, the Audubon Medal, the Chairman's Leadership Award from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, and the Land Trust Alliance President's Award. He earned an M.B.A. in finance from Columbia Business School and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in American Literature from Middlebury College. He serves on the Board of Overseers at Columbia Business School and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Foreign Policy Association and an executive member of the No Labels Founders Council. He also serves on the Leadership Council of the Center for Public Leadership at Harvard Kennedy School and is a member of the Corporate Fund Board of the Kennedy Center. He serves on the Board of Trustees of the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Team Foundation.

Business Details

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • Oyster Bay, NY
  • United States

Louis Bacon Investments (4)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
CommonStock 05-Oct-2021 Early Stage VC 0000 Social Content Generating Revenue 00000 00000
Mainspring 24-Jan-2018 00000 00000 000.00 Energy Production Generating Revenue 00000 00000
Plenty 12-Sep-2017 Early Stage VC 00000 Cultivation Generating Revenue 00000 00000
Block.one Early Stage VC Private Equity Generating Revenue 00000 00000

Louis Bacon Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
CommonStock 18-Aug-2023 000000000000000000

Louis Bacon Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Louis Bacon Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Louis Bacon Angel Investor 00 0 0 Oyster Bay, NY

Louis Bacon Co-Investors (23)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Coatue Management 1 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Floodgate 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
QED Investors 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Resolute Ventures 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Upside Partnership 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Louis Bacon FAQs

  • Who is Louis Bacon?

    Louis Bacon is an angel Investor who has made 4 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Louis Bacon?

    Louis Bacon is an angel investor.

  • What does Louis Bacon do?

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

  • What has Louis Bacon invested in?

    Louis Bacon has made numerous investments in companies like CommonStock, Mainspring, and Plenty within the Social Content, Energy Production, and Cultivation industries.

  • What has Louis Bacon invested in recently?

    Louis Bacon's latest investment was on 05-Oct-2021 in CommonStock, a company within the Social Content industry.

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