4 Key Insights from 20+ Years as a VC

Note: The full article on this topic first appeared on FastCompany. You can read it here.    I’ve been in a uniquely exciting position throughout my 20+ years as an operator and VC to help develop the future of technology…  Read More

Avalon’s Investment in Conjur


When Andy Palmer and Sunil Dhaliwal, two trusted colleagues of ours, separately introduced us to the founding team at Conjur after saying, “You must meet these guys; they are amazing,” we took notice. After meeting Elizabeth Lawler and Kevin Gilpin and hearing…  Read More

Defining Early Stage Investing

Avalon Ventures early stage venture capitalists

Avalon Ventures is a seed and early stage technology-focused venture fund with an emphasis on information technology and life sciences.  Quite often we are asked to define our early stage investment focus. There is no one-size-fits-all definition of what “early…  Read More