X Prize Creator Peter Diamandis Launches VC fund

November 16, 2015, 3:04 AM UTC
Fortune Global Forum 2015
FORTUNE GLOBAL FORUM Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015 2015 FORTUNE GLOBAL FORUM San Francisco, CA, USA 9:50-10:00 am SPOTLIGHT: BOLD Peter Diamandis will discuss the exponential technologies that are disrupting Fortune 500 companies and enabling upstart entrepreneurs to go from ‘I’ve got an idea’ to ‘I run a billion-dollar company’ far faster than ever before. Speaker: Peter Diamandis, Chairman and CEO, XPRIZE Foundation Photograph by Stuart Isett/Fortune Global Forum
Photograph by Stuart Isett/Fortune Global Forum

Peter Diamandis, chairman and CEO of the X Prize Foundation, is raising $200 million for a new venture capital fund, according to a regulatory filing.

The effort is called Bold Capital Partners, and has not yet closed on any commitments. In addition to Diamandis, the fund’s partners include: Monitor Ventures co-founders Neal Bhadkamkar and Teymour Boutros-Ghali; and Emilio Barroso, founder and co-chairman of NALA Investments.

Bold Capital Partners, which is references on Diamandis’ website without further information, and it shares a Culver City, Calif. mailing address with the X Prize Foundation. Bold Capital Partners also has a website that says it “investing in exponential transformation,” but everything else is password-protected.

Fortune has reached out to Diamandis and Bhadkamkar, and will update this post if we hear back.

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