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Avlok Kohli

Avlok Kohli

Avlok Kohli is the CEO of AngelList Venture.

Avlok Kohli is a serial entrepreneur and angel investor. He is the CEO of AngelList Venture.

Background

Avlok Kohli attended the University of Waterloo from 2002 until 2007 and earned his bachelor's degree in software engineering. He went on to work as a software engineer in the San Francisco Bay Area for companies such as Zvents and Doximity before becoming an entrepreneur.

Entrepreneurship

Kohli began his entrepreneur journey in 2014 when he founded Fastbite, a meal delivery service that he sold to Square in 2015. He then worked at Square as the product lead until 2017, when he founded Fairy, a daily residential cleaning service. Kohli sold that company to Postmates in 2019 and was recruited to be the CEO of AngelList Ventures in the same year.

Investments

Kohli also invests through AK Capital and began investing in 2016 with Forever Labs, a laboratory services company. He focuses on investing in companies that have a valuation of between $5,000,000 and $500,000,000. He has invested in companies such as b8ta and Momentus Space.

Timeline

2019
Fairy is sold to Postmates, and Kohli becomes CEO of AngelList Ventures.
2017
Kohli founds Fairy.
2014
Kohli founds Fastbite.
2007
Kohli graduates from the University of Waterloo.

Invested in

Patents

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Erin Griffith
August 9, 2021
www.nytimes.com
The once-clubby world of start-up deal making known as "angel investing" has had an influx of new participants. It's part of a wider boom in ever-riskier investments.
Greg Kumparak
May 25, 2021
TechCrunch
What's it like raising a round in 2021? How has it changed over the last few months, as some glimmer of normalcy seems, at least, within reach? What do early-stage founders (and investors!) need to know about the current state of the industry? Few are in a better place to outline this than Avlok Kohli, [...]
Berber Jin
November 9, 2020
Business Insider
These 100 venture capitalists don't work for the big-name Silicon Valley firms, but are changing the face of early-stage startups.

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