Investing Profile

Justin Smith

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Investor with a specialization in operational information systems

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Chaos Ventures Managing Partner
$100K - $250K
CompanyStageDateRound SizeTotal Raised
Seed-3Jan 2020$4M
Seed-2Jan 2019$2M
Co-investors: Benjamin Orthlieb (2.12 Angels)
Newfront Insurance
Series BSep 2019$45M
Series ADec 2018$31.5M
SeedMay 2018$9M
Co-investors: Evan Moore (Khosla Ventures), Chad Byers (Susa Ventures), Roy Bahat (Bloomberg BETA), David Mort (Propel Venture Partners), Chad Nitschke
Series BAug 2019$42M
Co-investors: Michael Sidgmore (Broadhaven Capital Partners), Pete Casella (Point72 Ventures)
Union POS
Series A-4Jun 2019$10M
Series A-3Jul 2018$5.7M
Series BJun 2019$20M
Co-investors: Jean-Francois Marcoux (White Star Capital)
Convertible NoteMay 2019$2M
Series BDec 2018$7.9M
Series BApr 2018$40M
Co-investors: Jeff Huber (Jeff Huber), Daniel Segundo (Off the Chain Capital), Jonno Elliott (Virgin Group)
We invest and partner with pre-seed through Series A startups to ensure that our portfolio companies evolve to professionalize and organize their operational tech stack. We provide strategic CFO-like expertise in operational information systems, data analytics, and strategic finance. Our deep knowledge base helps our companies spend their capital smarter and raise subsequent rounds of financing on better terms.
We generally will not invest in crypto currencies.
Director Argo Ventures2018 - 2020
Vice President Tusk Ventures2016 - 2018
Associate Providence Equity Partners2014 - 2016
Analyst Jefferies & Company2013 - 2014
The University of Texas at Austin - Red McCombs School of Business BBA, MPA Accounting & Finance