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Advance Ventures office

Meet Advance Ventures

Advance Ventures is a Silicon Valley-based venture investment fund and venture accelerator investing in seed and early-stage startups. Founded in 1999 by a unique team of proven entrepreneurs, company operators and venture capitalists, Advance Ventures has consistently achieved meaningful exits with its portfolio companies across its core market sectors.

We invest in leading edge companies in emerging high growth markets in tandem with top-tier venture funds. The Advance Ventures Team works closely with our portfolio companies to develop strategies to seize new opportunities, accelerate grow, and create long-term value. Although we may choose to invest at any stage of a private company’s development, we focus on investments in early-stage disruptive startups. In all cases, we take a very active role in a company’s day-to-day operations as directors, board observers and advisors.

Our goal is to create long-term value by assisting entrepreneurs build great companies from the formative stages that can benefit most from leveraging our experience and contacts.

Alan Hahn

“Worked with the Advance Ventures Team for over 12 years, currently growing our third startup together with one successful exit and on track for another”

Alan Hahn Co-Founder & CEO MycoTechnology June 12, 2020