Chapter One Ventures

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Jeff Morris Jr.


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Total investments 31
Average round size
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Portfolio companies 30
Rounds per year 6.20
Lead investments 0
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Exits 2
Key employees 1
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Information Technology
  • FinTech
  • Financial Services
  • SaaS

In 2017 was created Chapter One Ventures, which is appeared as VC. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Los Angeles. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3 participants. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Steve Jang, Polychain, Paul Buchheit. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Y Combinator.

The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 deals per year. The important activity for fund was in 2019.

The current fund was established by Jeff Morris Jr.. The overall number of key employees were 1.

We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Bitcoin, Trading Platform. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight RADAR, Blockfolio. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Financial Exchanges
24 Mar 2022 Denver, Colorado, United States


Information Technology
$20M17 Mar 2022 San Francisco, California, United States


Financial Services
$6M10 Jan 2022 Yarmouth, Maine, United States


Developer Tools
$2M16 Nov 2021 Albany, New York, United States

Ondo Finance

Financial Services
Trading Platform
$4M17 Aug 2021 New York, New York, United States


$2M03 Jun 2021 San Francisco, California, United States

$3M18 May 2021 San Francisco, California, United States

Social Media
$6M15 Apr 2021 Los Angeles, California, United States


19 Mar 2021 Middletown, Delaware, United States
Ondo Finance Raises $4M in Funding

– Ondo Finance is a New York-based deFi protocol startup.
– The company has raised $4m in funding.
– The round was led by Pantera Capital with participation from Genesis, Digital Currency Group, CMS, CoinFund, Chapter One, Bixin, Divergence, Protoscale Capital, The LAO, Stani Kulechov, Josh Hannah, Richard Ma, Diogo Monica, and Christy Choi.
– The funds will be used to accelerate the adoption of DeFi among mainstream investors by enabling the granular exchange of risk.

Kleiner spots Spot Meetings $5M to modernize walk-and-talks for the Zoom generation

– Spot Meetings, a Chicago-based startup, raised $5m in seed funding.
– The round was led by Kleiner Perkins and joined by Chapter One Ventures.
– The company is building a product to reinvent meetings for an audio-only environment.
– The product has an assistant, aptly named Spot, which listens in on the call and which participants can direct commands to while speaking.


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