The Founders Fund, L.P. is a San Francisco-based venture capital fund that focuses primarily on early-stage, high-growth investment opportunities in the technology sector. The Fund's management team is composed of investors and entrepreneurs with relevant expertise in venture capital, finance, and Internet technology. The Founders Fund possesses access to elite research universities, contact to entrepreneurs, operational and financial expertise, and the ability to pick winners. Members of the management team previously led PayPal, Inc. through all stages of financing and its eventual sale to eBay, Inc. Currently, the Founders Fund is invested in over 20 companies, including Facebook, Ironport, Powerset, Koders, Engage, and the newly-acquired CipherTrust.
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