CoFounder & Managing Partner, CoinCircle
Chance Barnett is the CoFounder of CoinCircle, Founder & Chairman of Crowdfunder.com, and serves as an Advisor on early stage investing to the Haas Portman Family Office. In founding Crowdfunder, Chance played an early and significant role in JOBS Act legislation & regulation in Washington D.C.– engaging with senior leadership across Congress, the White House, and the SEC. Chance has since been invited by foreign governments and private leadership in Mexico, Latin America, and around the world to consult on policy for entrepreneurship and access to capital in emerging markets. More recently, Chance has continued to expand into new frontiers where Finance and Technology are merging, including Cryptocurrency. Chance helped start CoinCircle as an early investor and CoFounder, enabling mature VC-backed companies to tokenize their business and launch successful utility token sales. Chance also serves as Advisor to the UCLA Blockchain Lab. Prior to founding Crowdfunder in late 2011, Chance co-founded successful Internet companies in digital publishing, ad tech, and media, became a hands on angel investor and advisor for early stage startups, a Forbes Contributor on startups and crowdfunding, as well as a publisher and writer in the areas of entrepreneurship, advice, and personal development. Chance is a graduate of University of California, Santa Cruz with a degree in Economics and lives in Venice, California.