PE  Avathon Capital

     Office Locations:

401 N. Michigan Ave., #3300
Chicago, IL 60611



  • Expansion
  • Growth



  • Education & Training



    Avathon Capital (Avathon), f.k.a. The Education Opportunity Fund, is an investment platform committed to fostering innovation and impact across the education and workforce management markets. The firm targets opportunities where it can invest $10 million to $50 million of equity capital. Avathon's flexible approach allows it to make both minority and majority investments. It seeks established businesses that have proven product-market fit and a clear path to profitable growth and impact. Avathon has doubled its assets under management to $404 million since its launch in 2015.

    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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    Brian Schwartz Principal
    Chris Hoehn-Saric Managing Director
    Jason Rosenberg Managing Director
    Shawn Domanic Vice President
    Shoshana Vernick Managing Director


    Portfolio companies include:

      Academic Programs International
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      Big Blue Marble Academy
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      Reading Plus
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