VC  Avansis Ventures

     Office Locations:

12710 Popes Head Rd.
Clifton, VA 20124
Phone: 703-796-0222
Fax: 703-935-0574



  • Early
  • Seed



  • Communications & Networking
  • Information Technology
  • Media & Digital Media
  • Software & Internet
  • Storage & Hardware



    Founded 2000, Avansis Ventures invests in and actively supports companies in new media, wireless, enterprise software, and Web 2.0. Avansis is a $10 million seed/early stage venture fund for companies primarily in the Baltimore/Washington, DC area. The firm's typical investment ranges from several hundred thousand dollars to $1 million for the initial round, with follow-on investments in combination with other investors in the initial and later rounds. Avansis is able to deliver strategic advice and valuable third-party relationships to entrepreneurs by concentrating on specific areas of proficiency and experience. Broadband and Internet-related technologies, particularly new media, wireless, and enterprise software, comprise Avansis' domain of expertise.

    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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    Betsy Atkins Special Limited Partner
    Brownell Chalstrom Venture Partner
    Christine Hughes Venture Partner
    Laura Lukaczyk Founder & Managing General Partner


    Portfolio companies include:


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