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inaugural fund
Inaugural fund, 10/2013 $540M


San Francisco, USA


Founder and Chairman


Mithril Capital Management

Mithril is a global technology investment firm founded in 2012 and based in San Francisco. Combining insights from technology, macroeconomics, and finance, Mithril invests in businesses that use technology to solve intractable problems, often in traditional sectors long overdue for innovation. Mithril is founded on the principle that a deep understanding of technology and markets allows for conviction in investing, irrespective of sector or geography. This conviction allows Mithril to truly partner for the long term, offering both strategic and financial support to companies as they build powerful and sustainable franchises worldwide.

Peter Thiel, co-founder of PayPal, chairs Mithril’s investment committee. The firm is led by Ajay Royan, its managing general partner.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
SilverRail Technologies 4/2014Series C$40M4
AppDirect 4/2014Series C$35M3
Auris Surgical Robotics 3/2014Venture Round$34.4M4
Lookout 10/2013Series E$55M9
C2FO 7/2013Series C$18M4



  1. Citation Needed [add]
  2. Mithril Capital Management closes $540 mln for debut fund – WSJ ( [edit]
  3. SilverRail Closes $40M Series C Funding ( [edit]
  4. AppDirect Raises $35 Million From Mithril To Grow Its Enterprise Cloud Marketplace ( [edit]
  5. SEC ( [edit]
  6. Cloud Security: Mobile Startup Lookout Gets $55M Led By Deutsche Telekom To Go Global & Target Enterprise ( [edit]
  7. C2FO Receives $18M in Series C Funding ( [edit]
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