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Chaifetz Group

Investor type Family Investment Office
Founders Richard Chaifetz


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Total investments 22
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 16
Rounds per year 2.00
Lead investments 2
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 2
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Information Technology
  • Enterprise Software
  • Software
  • Health Care
  • Education

Chaifetz Group is the famous VC, which was founded in 2012. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Chicago. The company was established in North America in United States.

The fund has exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 3 or 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as EdTech, Consumer. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Arrive, Cargo, Fooda.

The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The important activity for fund was in 2018. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 5 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

The fund was created by Richard Chaifetz. Besides them, we counted 3 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 participants. Despite the Chaifetz Group, startups are often financed by Jump Capital, Valor Equity Partners, Slow Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Origin Ventures, Royal Street Ventures, Rise of the Rest. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Origin Ventures, co.lab, William Barnes.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

M1 Finance

Financial Services
Wealth Management
$150M14 Jul 2021 Chicago, Illinois, United States


$1M18 Jun 2021 City of Saint Louis, Missouri, United States

M1 Finance

Financial Services
Wealth Management
$45M14 Oct 2020 Chicago, Illinois, United States

TimeDoc Health

Health Care
Information Technology
$5M05 May 2020 Chicago, Illinois, United States


Cloud Infrastructure
Enterprise Software
Mobile Payments
Productivity Tools
Public Transportation
Supply Chain Management
$12M15 Apr 2020 San Francisco, California, United States


Health Care
Information Technology
Public Safety
06 Apr 2020 Chicago, Illinois, United States


Artificial Intelligence
Developer APIs
Machine Learning
$6M01 Apr 2020 New York, United States

TimeDoc Health

Health Care
Information Technology
20 Jan 2020 Chicago, Illinois, United States

Drone Racing League

Virtual Reality
$26M28 Jun 2019 New York, United States


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