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Fund IX, 1/2011 $200M
Avalon Ventures X, 8/2012 $200M


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La Jolla, CA, 92037
Cambridge, USA
55 Cambridge Parkway
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Cambridge, MA, 02142


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Avalon Ventures

Avalon Ventures is an early stage venture capital fund focused on information technology and life sciences. We are passionate about backing talented entrepreneurs seeking to build market-leading companies.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
Indix 3/2014Series A$8.5M2
Quippi 1/2014Venture Round$2M1
Chartio 1/2014Venture Round$2.2M1
Avelas Biosciences 1/2014Series B$6.8M3
Conjur 12/2013Venture Round2
Simulmedia 12/2013Series D$25M5
Sitari Pharmaceuticals 11/2013Series A$10M2
Redbooth 10/2013Series A$5M2
Otonomy 9/2013Series C$45.9M8
Happy Cloud 5/2013Series A$4.25M3
Cloudant 5/2013Series B$12M6
Nanigans 4/2013Series A$5.85M1
Indix 4/2013Series A$5.99M2
Proximal Data 4/2013Series B$2M2
Tapad 3/2013Series B$6.5M3
Simulmedia 2/2013Series C$6M3
LoopIt 1/2013Seed1
Cheezburger 12/2012Venture Round$5M4
Avelas Biosciences 12/2012Series A$7.65M1
Kaltura 11/2012Series D$25M6
Pingup 11/2012Series A$4M1
Selectable Media 10/2012Series A$2M1 7/2012Series A$2.2M5
Kinvey 7/2012Series A$5M2
Backupify 7/2012Series C$9M4
Byliner 7/2012Series A7
Awarepoint 6/2012Venture Round$14M7
Simulmedia 4/2012Series C$6M3
Memrise 2/2012Seed$1.1M4
MOGL 1/2012Series B$12M3
Cloudant 12/2011Venture Round$2.1M1
Aratana Therapeutics 12/2011Series B$15M3
Standing Cloud 11/2011Venture Round$3M2
Chartio 10/2011Series A$3.15M2
TwinStrata 10/2011Series B$8M1
Techstars 9/2011Venture Round$24M7
Backupify 9/2011Series B$5M3
RethinkDB 9/2011Series A$3M9
Nanigans 8/2011Series A$3M1 7/2011Seed$1.5M7
Simulmedia 5/2011Series C$9.25M3
Tapad 3/2011Angel$1.8M22
Kaltura 2/2011Venture Round$20M5
Cheezburger 1/2011Venture Round$30M4
Aratana Therapeutics 1/2011Series A$20M3
Cheezburger 1/2011Series A$30M4
MOGL 2011Series A$2.4M2
Cloudant 12/2010Series A$1M1
Standing Cloud 11/2010Series B$3M2
Backupify 9/2010Series A$4.5M2
Otonomy 6/2010Series A$10M1
Chartio 6/2010Seed$1.29M7
Cloudkick 4/2010Series A$2M3
Simulmedia 4/2010Series B$8M3
RethinkDB 4/2010Seed$1.2M11
Syndax Pharmaceuticals 3/2010Series A$9M5
Pictela 1/2010Venture Round$1.5M1
Cambrios Technologies 11/2009Series D$14.5M14
JustSpotted 10/2009Seed$750k5
Cloudkick 9/2009Venture Round$750k3
E-Band Communications 5/2009Series C2
Simulmedia 3/2009Series A$4M2
Pictela 1/2009Series A$1.25M2
Cloudant 12/2008Series A$1M1
Selectable Media 11/2008Series B$2.57M2
Zynga 7/2008Series B$25M5
Chumby 3/2008Series B$12.5M4
Zynga 2/2008Series A$5.03M3
Zynga 1/2008Series A$10M11
AnaptysBio 11/2007Series B$33M6
Ortiva Wireless 6/2007Series B$15M4
Intercasting 5/2007Series B$12M3
Kaltura 5/2007Series A$2.1M1
Chumby 12/2006Series A$5M3
Vocera Communications 11/2006Venture Round$7M6
AnaptysBio 7/2006Series A$2M1
Kalon Semiconductor 6/2006Series A$10.9M4
Intercasting 8/2005Series A$5.5M2
Cambrios Technologies 2/2005Series B$12M8
BioVex 10/2003Series C£17M4



  1. Sitting In Good Spot, Avalon Closes Oversubscribed Fund IX At $200M ( [edit]
  2. Avalon Ventures Surpasses $200M Target for Latest Fund ( [edit]
  3. Indix Raises Additional $8.5M From Avalon, Nexus To Build World’s Largest Product Database For Brands ( [edit]
  4. Quippi Raises $2M For International Money Transfers ( [edit]
  5. Chartio Raises $2.2M, Updates Its Business Intelligence And Data Visualization Platform ( [edit]
  6. Avelas Biosciences Closes $6.85M Tranche of Series B Financing ( [edit]
  7. Cloud security startup Conjur exits stealth with funding from Avalon Ventures & Andy Palmer ( [edit]
  8. Simulmedia’s Investors Bet $25 Million More on Smart TV Ads ( [edit]
  9. Sitari Pharmaceuticals Raises $10M in Series A Financing ( [edit]
  10. Teambox Raises $5M in Series A Financing ( [edit]
  11. Otonomy completes $45.9m Series C financing ( [edit]
  12. Cloud Gaming Startup Happy Cloud Raises $4.25 Million Series A Round ( [edit]
  13. Cloudant snares $12M from Rackspace and others to build awareness for its cloudy database ( [edit]
  14. Nanigans Closes $5.8M in Series A.1 Funding ( [edit]
  15. SEC ( [edit]
  16. Proximal Data Adds $2M Series B ( [edit]
  17. Mobile Ad Targeter Tapad Raises $6.5 Million, Valued at $140 Million ( [edit]
  18. Main Event Page news Comment 0 inShare7 Simulmedia Raises Another $5 Million From Existing Investors To Help Make TV Ads More Like Web Ads ( [edit]
  19. LoopIt Raises Seed Funding ( [edit]
  20. I Can Has Funding: Cheezburger Raises $5M From Foundry, Madrona , Softbank For LOLcats, FAIL Blog And Other Memes ( [edit]
  21. Avelas Biosciences Closes $7.65 Million Series A, Advances Real-Time Tumor Visualization Technology Toward Development ( [edit]
  22. Video Management Startup Kaltura Raises Another $25 Million To Expand Into Asia ( [edit]
  23. Pingup raises $4M in Series A Financing ( [edit]
  24. Selectable Media Raises $2 Million From Avalon Ventures For Choosable Video Ads ( [edit]
  25. Raises $2.2 Million More To Rebuild Its Video Discovery Platform From The Ground Up ( [edit]
  26. Kinvey Raises $5 Million for Mobile and Web App Backend As A Service ( [edit]
  27. Backupify Secures $9 Million in Series C Funding ( [edit]
  28. Byliner’s New Adventure in Publishing—A Talk with CEO John Tayman ( [edit]
  29. Awarepoint Tracks $14M for Hospital Workflow-Management Technology ( [edit]
  30. Simulmedia's Investors Fund New $6 Million Round ( [edit]
  31. Crowd-Sourced Learning Platform Memrise Nabs $1.05M From Matt Mullenweg, Lerer Ventures And More! ( [edit]
  32. Game-like restaurant app MOGL raises $10M for a mixed bag of loyalty & charity ( [edit]
  33. Cloudant claims $2M funding ( [edit]
  34. Aratana Therapeutics Closes $15M Series B Financing ( [edit]
  35. Standing Cloud Raises $3M ( [edit]
  36. Dashboard Creation's Raises $3.15M ( [edit]
  37. TwinStrata Raises $8 Million For Cloud Storage, Backup Solutions ( [edit]
  38. Startup Incubator TechStars Raises $24M, Increases Funding For Each Company By $100K ( [edit]
  39. Backupify Secures $5M in Series B Funding ( [edit]
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  41. Nanigans Closes $3M Series A Financing ( [edit]
  42. Raises $1.5 Million To Give You Personalized Channels Of Online Video ( [edit]
  43. SEC ( [edit]
  44. Tapad Announces Investors in First Real-time Advertising Platform for Smart Devices ( [edit]
  45. Kaltura, Open Source Video Platform Provider, Secures $20 Million in Funding, and Lands Major Customer Wins ( [edit]
  46. I Can Has Funding: Cheezburger Raises $30M For LOLcats, FAIL Blog And Other Memes ( [edit]
  47. Aratana Therapeutics Closes $20 Series A Financing ( [edit]
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  51. Standing Cloud Raises $3 Million, Fends Off Font Snobs With New Logo ( [edit]
  52. Backupify raises $4.5M to save your social media shenanigans ( [edit]
  53. Otonomy Closes $10 Million Series A Financing ( [edit]
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  55. Cloud management startup Cloudkick raises another $2M ( [edit]
  56. TV Promotions Platform Simulmedia Raises $8 Million Second Round ( [edit]
  57. RethinkDB Raises $1.2 Million For Its Database For Solid-State Drives ( [edit]
  58. Syndax Pharmaceuticals, Inc.: Series A $9M ( [edit]
  59. SEC D ( [edit]
  60. Cambrios lands $14.5M for electronic display components ( [edit]
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  62. Cloudkick’s simple cloud management gets $750K ( [edit]
  63. E-Band Communications Corp. Raise "Series C" ( [edit]
  64. Ad Giant Dave Morgan Raises $4M For Simulmedia ( [edit]
  65. Rich Media Syndication's Pictela Raises $1.25M ( [edit]
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  67. Nabbr nabs $2.6M for social network marketing ( [edit]
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  72. AnaptysBio raises over $33 million in Series B financing ( [edit]
  73. Ortiva Wireless Raises $15 Million ( [edit]
  74. Intercasting Corp. Secures $12 Million in Series B Venture Funding ( [edit]
  75. Kaltura Wins Spot as 40th Company at TechCrunch40 ( [edit]
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  77. Vocera raises $7M more for wireless communication badges ( [edit]
  78. EDGAR [edit]
  79. Kalon Semi receives $10.9 million in funding ( [edit]
  80. Intercasting Raises $5.5M ( [edit]
  81. Cambrios Technology Announces $12 Million Series B Round ( [edit]
  82. Biovex completes A[pounds sterling]17 million series C financing. ( [edit]
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