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Investments

18

Funds

1

About Will Ventures

Will Ventures is an early-stage venture capital firm investing in technology companies.

Will Ventures Headquarter Location

Boston, Massachusetts,

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

Will Ventures Investments

18 Investments

Will Ventures has made 18 investments. Their latest investment was in candy.com as part of their Series A on October 10, 2021.

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Will Ventures Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

10/21/2021

Series A

candy.com

$100M

Yes

14

9/14/2021

Seed VC

Aktivate

$7M

Yes

2

9/13/2021

Series B

Tempus Ex

$36.92M

Yes

3

8/24/2021

Series A

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$99M

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10

6/8/2021

Series A

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$99M

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10

Date

10/21/2021

9/14/2021

9/13/2021

8/24/2021

6/8/2021

Round

Series A

Seed VC

Series B

Series A

Series A

Company

candy.com

Aktivate

Tempus Ex

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Amount

$100M

$7M

$36.92M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

Yes

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

14

2

3

10

10

Will Ventures Fund History

1 Fund History

Will Ventures has 1 fund, including Will Ventures Fund I.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

6/16/2020

Will Ventures Fund I

$51.29M

1

Closing Date

6/16/2020

Fund

Will Ventures Fund I

Fund Type

Status

Amount

$51.29M

Sources

1

Will Ventures Team

2 Team Members

Will Ventures has 2 team members, including current Founder, Managing Partner, Brian Reilly.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Isaiah Kacyvenski

Blue Star Innovation Partners, MC10, and National Football League

Founder

Current

Brian Reilly

Sports Innovation Lab, Blue Star Innovation Partners, MC10, and Blackstone

Founder, Managing Partner

Current

Name

Isaiah Kacyvenski

Brian Reilly

Work History

Blue Star Innovation Partners, MC10, and National Football League

Sports Innovation Lab, Blue Star Innovation Partners, MC10, and Blackstone

Title

Founder

Founder, Managing Partner

Status

Current

Current

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