About us

We invest in companies that leverage differentiated technologies and scalable business models to generate financial returns and drive innovation.

Target sectors

Enterprise software

Fintech / Insurtech

Digital health

Consumer tech

AVP invests across stages, from seed to growth

AVP is a $1bn venture capital firm

investing in seed and early stage companies through AVP Early Stage, and in growth stage companies through AVP Capital.

We partner with exceptional founders who are building great companies. In our early stage investments, we look for product-market fit and initial traction. In our growth-stage investments, we seek companies with attractive unit economics, a robust customer base, and significant revenue growth.

Together with our direct investment strategy

AVP manages a $375m fund investing strategy.

AVP will commit to managers with experienced teams and proven track records. Our fund investing strategy benefits from AVP’s global presence and unique relationship with AXA and Equitable for business development opportunities.

Fund investing
  • AVP’s fund investing strategy aims to build a global portfolio of top-tier venture capital funds.
  • AVP builds relationships and partners with seed, early stage, and growth managers with privileged access to next-generation entrepreneurs at the forefront of technology.
  • AVP’s global offices provide reach to connect with venture capital managers in their ecosystems.

Access to AXA and a large network of Corporates and Institutions, when you need it

Our relationship with AXA means unique access for our portfolio companies to:

Some of the world’s best risk managers, financial advisors, and data scientists

AXA’s distribution networks and client base

AXA’s strong global franchises and different lines of expertise – Property & Casualty, Life & Savings, Health, and Asset Management – provide a distinctive business portfolio.

AVP’s expertise in our target sectors, global footprint, and relationship with our anchor investors AXA and Equitable and other LP allow us to meaningfully help our portfolio companies realize their potential.

Strong domain expertise in our focus sectors

AVP’s value proposition is tailored for entrepreneurs, case by case, to create and deliver value.

AVP portfolio companies will have preferred access to AXA’s resources, including the buying power and distribution capabilities of a €100B revenue company with 107 million customers.

Several pillars to support companies:

1

Global presence and ability to help companies scale internationally

2

Introductions to AXA and our broader network as a potential customer, partner, distributor, or even strategic partner

3

Strong expertise in several fields (enterprise software, marketplaces, fintech, consumer technologies and all insurance / asset management related verticals)

4

Access to AXA and Equitable’s deep expertise in insurance and asset management, as well as the specialized expertise of our other LPs.

We have set-up at AVP a dedicated offer on business development specifically designed for our portfolio companies. The objective of this “tailor made” approach is to help our companies grow by connecting them to relevant business leaders within the organizations we work with, in particular AXA and Equitable. We have shortened the sales cycle from significantly more than a year to several months on average."

Sébastien LoubryAVP, Partner and Head of Business Development

Our value proposition in practice

Case Studies

Phenom People

Vertical: Enterprise Software
Investment by AVP in May 2018 (Series B)

SecurityScorecard

Vertical: Cybersecurity
Investment by AVP in Sept. 2017 (Series C)