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Investments

5

Portfolio Exits

1

About Chaos Ventures

Chaos Ventures is an early-stage venture capital firm.

Chaos Ventures Headquarter Location

New York, New York,

United States

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Candy Digital Raises $100M in Series A Funding; Valued At $1.5 Billion

Oct 21, 2021

Candy Digital , a NYC-based digital collectible (NFT) company, completed a $100m Series A financing round. The round, which valued the company at $1.5bn, was co-led by Insight Partners and Softbank Vision Fund 2 with participation from Connect Ventures, Creative Artists Agency (CAA), New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Will Ventures, Gaingels, Com2Us, Athletes Syndicate in partnership with Chaos Ventures. The company intends to use the funds to integrate new sports relationships and accelerate the growth of its global team and capabilities across its creative content studio, user experience team, and marketplace platform where fans can buy, trade, sell and store their NFTs, as well as to scale its recruiting, marketing, customer success and engineering groups. Co-founded by Michael Rubin, CEO, Fanatics; Mike Novogratz, founder and CEO, Galaxy Digital; and Gary Vaynerchuk, Serial Entrepreneur and Investor, Candy Digital is building Major League Baseball’s official NFT ecosystem where fans and collectors will be able to purchase, trade, and share officially licensed NFTs. The company recently announced plans to expand beyond merchandise and unlock new verticals across the sports ecosystem, including NFTs through Candy Digital, trading cards, online betting, iGaming and more. Current partners include Major League Baseball (MLB), Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA), the Race Team Alliance (RTA) and several notable college athletes. FinSMEs 21/10/2021

Chaos Ventures Investments

5 Investments

Chaos Ventures has made 5 investments. Their latest investment was in Whym as part of their Seed VC on December 12, 2021.

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Chaos Ventures Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

12/13/2021

Seed VC

Whym

$4.3M

Yes

2

10/21/2021

Series A

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$99M

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10

8/12/2021

Seed VC

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$99M

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10

3/8/2021

Seed VC

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$99M

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10

8/23/2002

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Date

12/13/2021

10/21/2021

8/12/2021

3/8/2021

8/23/2002

Round

Seed VC

Series A

Seed VC

Seed VC

Unattributed VC

Company

Whym

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Amount

$4.3M

$99M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

2

10

10

10

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Chaos Ventures Portfolio Exits

1 Portfolio Exit

Chaos Ventures has 1 portfolio exit. Their latest portfolio exit was SkyPipeline on April 12, 2004.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

4/12/2004

Acquired

$99M

Date

4/12/2004

Exit

Acquired

Companies

Valuation

$99M

Acquirer

Sources

Chaos Ventures Team

1 Team Member

Chaos Ventures has 1 team member, including current Founder, Managing Partner, Justin Smith.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Justin Smith

Argo Ventures, Tusk Ventures, Providence Equity Partners, Jefferies Financial Group, and Ernst & Young

Founder, Managing Partner

Current

Name

Justin Smith

Work History

Argo Ventures, Tusk Ventures, Providence Equity Partners, Jefferies Financial Group, and Ernst & Young

Title

Founder, Managing Partner

Status

Current

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