Avalon Ventures is a venture capital firm that has founded and/or funded more than 100 information technology and life sciences companies. The firm is passionate about backing talented entrepreneurs seeking to build market-leading companies. Throughout the firm’s 30 year tenure, Avalon’s long-standing and successful focus has been on seed and early-stage companies. All Avalon partners are seasoned entrepreneurs with experience in company formation, operations and value creation in the life science and tech sectors. A hallmark of Avalon is working closely with our companies on all aspects of its development – ranging from team building to strategy and operations to customer development.
“Avalon’s approach to funding unique, early-stage companies has allowed us to pursue an unprecedented pharmacological target for the treatment of pain; innovative work that led to the discovery of exciting new compounds that will benefit patients. ”— Sandy Madigan, Ph.D., President and COO of Sova Pharmaceuticals
“Cloudant's been fortunate to attract not only world class talent but also world class investors like Avalon. Since day one of their investment, Avalon has provided their time, energy and resources to help us on our mission of becoming the defacto data layer for all web and mobile applications.”— Derek Schoettle, CEO of Cloudant