aVenture unlocks access to world changing startups with a diversified portfolio strategy that has historically outperformed stocks.
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Over the past 30 years, venture capital funds have earned approximately 300% more than the U.S. (public) stock market. Alongside its greater volatility, venture capital has proven to provide greater returns over the long-run.
$10,000 invested in an average venture capital fund would have grown to $775,000 over the last 30 years, compared to only $226,000 for an investment mirroring the S&P 500.
Over longer periods, venture capital as an asset class has continued to outperform the U.S. and other major stock markets, making it a strong candidate for inclusion in a diversified stock and bond portfolio.
Invest across multiple industries, company sizes, locations, and more to reduce investment uncertainty. aVenture provides access to multiple funds with differing strategies and allocations, making it easier to diversify.
Venture capital and startup investing is illiquid. aVenture provides access to funds that maintain liquidity for some investors to perform withdrawals periodically, making investing accessible to all investors.
aVenture provides investors with access to all of their venture investment funds on a single platform, where you can conduct your research, perform transactions, view your entire allocation, and more all in one place.
The platform is available by invitation only prior to its launch, which is expected to occur in early 2023. You can join our waitlist for early access and updates about our upcoming launch above.
Sign-up for our waitlist and provide additional information about your background as an investor.
Those who join the waitlist will receive early access prior to our public launch, and can expect updates and a later invitation to access the platform.
An individual making more than $200,000 per year for two consecutive years ($300,000 for a married couple),
Those with a net worth greater than $1,000,000, not including their primary residence, or
Hold a Series 7, 65 or 82 securities license (FINRA/SEC CRD)
No, aVenture was designed to give everyone access to venture investments. Certain investments on the platform will be accessible only to accredited investors, but other investments will be available to the public.
Yes. International expansion is a part of our roadmap, but for now we can only accept investments from US-based investors.
We're currently considering expansion to other countries. If you'd like to add a vote for your country, vote on our product request page!
Funds on the aVenture platform are managed by a third party, professional fund manager. We've built a rigorous methodology for vetting and monitoring the portfolio management process and performance of fund managers available on aVenture, and we're committed to maintaining an open platform that puts investors interests first.
aVenture was built to solve three primary problems:
Making venture capital investments available to the general public
Providing the ability to make ongoing contributions and periodic withdrawals (instead of contributions only at a fund's inception, and withdrawals only near its maturity)
Providing improved diversification when investing in startups by enabling investors to access many startups in one fund, and to access skilled managers across many sectors, stages, and geographies, all in one platform
Additionally, aVenture supports individual investors by:
Enabling clients of financial advisors to add venture capital to their existing portfolios, and using the advisors existing technology systems
Enabling fund managers to offer their venture capital and angel investment funds on an ongoing basis, and with liquidity for investors, on our platform
Yes, aVenture is designed specifically to make it possible to make ongoing investments and periodic withdrawals from venture capital funds. Investors will be able to make one-time contributions at anytime, withdrawal requests periodically throughout the year at predefined intervals, and systematic investments that occur automatically.
Withdrawal/redemption requests are made possible by:
Each fund maintains a portion of its assets in cash equivalents
One-time and systematic contributions by other investors
Proceeds from portfolio holding sales and exits
The safety of the platform comes from a few perspectives, including:
Technology: We use bank-level security and encrypt the transmission of information using secure socket layer technology (SSL), including using secure cloud partners for all sensitive data. Our cloud partners include Amazon Web Services and the Google Cloud Platform for key elements of our platform. These technologies, procedures, and other measures are used to ensure that your data is safe and secure.
Policies: aVenture has a code of ethics and established policies in place that ensure all investors are treated equally. This impacts matters including the calculation and valuation of private companies owned inside aVenture funds, ensuring all investors in a fund have equal access to liquidity when making a withdrawal, along with each fund's requirements for maintaining a certain amount of liquidity for withdrawal requests.
Your assets: Each client of aVenture has their funds held in separate legal custody, and aVenture is not an owner of client funds. This ensures the obligations of aVenture are not co-mingled with client funds. aVenture creditors have no legal rights to client funds held on the platform. This is the single most important step an investor can take to ensure the safety of their assets when investing.