Avalon Ventures

Avalon Ventures

A venture capital firm from California that focuses on information technology and life sciences companies

Avalon Ventures is a venture capital company from La Jolla, California that focuses on businesses in the information technology and life sciences. Founded in 1983 by Kevin Kinsella, it funds seed, early and late stage ventures.

This venture capital firm has financed more than 100 data information technology and life sciences enterprises within a span of 30 years. Avalon’s partners are seasoned entrepreneurs who are experienced in business operations, information technology and life sciences. They are involved in team building, strategy and operations of their portfolio companies.

Timeline

1983

Founded

Funded Companies

Company
Description
Industry
Website
Location
Inogen

Inogen is a Goleta, California-based company founded in 2001. They develop and manufacture lightweight, portable oxygen concentrators used to deliver oxygen therapy to patients with chronic respiratory conditions.

Synthetic biology company that created novel DNA base pairs and uses them to incorporate novel amino acids into proteins for potential therapeutics in areas of cancer and autoimmune disorders.

Cloudant provides a NoSQL database-as-a-service (DBaaS) for web and mobile applications. It participated in the S07 cohort of Y Combinator. IBM acquired Cloudant in 2014.

Chartio provides a cloud-based data exploration solution that helps businesses analyze and track their data.

Vendor of software and services for cross-device advertising

RethinkDB provides an open-source distributed NoSQL document-oriented database storing JSON documents and scaling data for applications.

Smyte is a company providing Software-as-a-Service solution offering trust and safety as a service for websites and mobile applications. It is now part of Twitter.

Indix is a Seattle-based company founded in 2010 by Sanjay Parthasarathy.

Cloudkick provides its users with centralized server monitoring and management tools. It participated in the W09 cohort of Y Combinator.

Backupify is a Cambridge, Massachusetts-based enterprise software company.

Cheezburger is a Seattle-based company founded by Ben Huh.

A biopharmaceutical company focused on developing treatments for inner and middle ear diseases

A biotechnology company that develops and commercializes biological treatments for cancer and infectious diseases

A pharmaceutical company that develops therapies targeting solid and hematological cancer tumors

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Associated investment funds

Investment Fund
Total offering (USD)
Total sold (USD)
Location
Date signed
Avalon Ventures XI, L.P.
300,000,000
103,525,000
September 10, 2015
250,000,000
201,632,653
August 30, 2012
200,000,000
118,125,000
July 16, 2010
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People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Jay Lichter

Managing Member

Kevin Kinsella

Founder / Managing Member

Steve Tomlin

Managing Member

Brady Bohrmann

Managing Member

Court Turner

Venture Partner

David Campbell

Entrepreneur in Residence

Richard Levandov

Partner

Tighe M. Reardon

Chief Financial Officer

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Companies

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CEO
Location
Products/Services

Averon

BotChain

Jnana

Memrise

Node

Pando

ScoreStream

Seva

Simulmedia

Synthorx

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