VC  Avalon Ventures

     Office Locations:

55 Cambridge Parkway, Suite 103
Cambridge, MA 02142
Phone: 858-348-2180
Fax: 858-348-2183

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  • Early
  • Seed



  • Communications & Networking
  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare



    Avalon Ventures is a San Diego and Boston-based venture capital fund, currently investing Avalon Ventures VIII, LP, which has $150 million under management. The fund primarily focuses on seed and early development stage companies in the wireless communications, Web 3.0 digital media, and life science industries. The firm has a geographic investment focus on companies based in California and the Northeast. Avalon does co-invest in certain circumstances with firms such as Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (12 deals) and Versant Ventures (11 deals).



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    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Branden M. Bohrmann Managing Member
    Court Turner Venture Partner
    Douglas J. Downs Managing Member and Chief Financial Officer
    Jay B. Lichter Ph.D Managing Member
    Kevin J. Kinsella Founder


    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):







      Fortis Therapeutics



      Series A


      Janux Therapeutics



      Series A


    Portfolio companies include:


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      Ankasa Regenerative Therapeutics

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      Avelas Biosciences
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      CadheRx Therapeutics

      Calporta Therapeutics

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      Fortis Therapeutics
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      Happy Cloud
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      Janux Therapeutics
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      Jnana Therapeutics
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      Orion Labs
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      Proximal Data
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      SideCar Technologies
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      Silarus Therapeutics
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      Sitari Pharmaceuticals
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      Thyritope Biosciences
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