A  Pteranodon Ventures


     Office Locations:

270 E. Flamingo, Suite 305
Las Vegas, NV 89109
Phone: 702-524-4613



  • Early
  • Seed



  • Business Services
  • Information Technology
  • Manufacturing & Industrial
  • Real Estate & Construction



    Pteranodon Ventures is an investment vehicle for Louis Lerman, a noted researcher in astrophysics, geophysics, and nuclear physics. While at Stanford, as a Hertz Fellow in the Applied Physical Sciences, Lerman led the development of a flotilla concept for low-earth orbiting unmanned space systems. Lerman has also directed an international research project in high-energy nuclear physics started while at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Lerman is a principal in Pteranodon Ventures and Engram Associates, and monitors investments in real estate, technology, manufacturing, and services.

    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Louis Lerman Principal


    Portfolio companies include:

      Insitu Group
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