Derek Chapin Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Investments
  • 1

  • Exits
  • 1


Derek Chapin General Information


Mr. Derek Chapin is a Co-Founder and serves as Strategic Advisor & Financial Consultant at Mercatalyst. He is an Angel Investor. Mr. Chapin served as Chief Financial Officer & Chief Operating Officer at Vinli. Derek is a leader, strategist, and builder with experience in financial and operational management, growth management, analysis, team building, forecasting, budgeting, operations, human resources, legal functions, and due diligence with early stage high growth companies. Previously, Derek co-founded and served as Chief Financial Officer & Chief Operating Officer at A Mediocre Corporation, an ecommerce incubator experimenting with ways to make shopping fun again, such as with Before Mediocre, Derek was CFO of daily-deal pioneer Woot. Derek formulated growth strategy and managed many financial, legal, HR, and operational aspects during Woot's high-growth phase, culminating in his management of due diligence and subsequent integration of the successful acquisition by Amazon. Further back in the mists of time, Derek's experience includes a Silicon Valley start-up in master data management (MartQuest), public policy finance roles with the White House Budget Office (OMB) and Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, and a posting as an English instructor in the Czech Republic. He co-founded Robin Autopilot.

Contact Information

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • 4717 Plano Parkway
  • Carrollton, TX 75010
  • United States

Derek Chapin Investments (1)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Robin Autopilot 19-May-2015 0000 00000 00.00 Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) Generating Revenue 00000 000000

Derek Chapin Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Robin Autopilot 07-Jul-2019 000000000000000000

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Derek Chapin Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Derek Chapin Angel Investor 0 Carrollton, TX