Our philosophy

We believe straightforward honesty is the best support a VC can bring. To better react, to execute faster. To keep going in the face of adversity while avoiding the pitfalls. To build to last, in an often cyclical ecosystem.

We partner with the heart-led, away from the ephemeral glory of an entrepreneurship star system: those who crave to leave a legacy and define the markets they shape.

Our team

Alven is an independent venture investment firm with a successful track record of 5 successive funds backing more than 130 startups over 20 years.

Our team consists in seasoned investors and functional experts with significant startup experience, to identify promising startups and accelerate their growth.

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Latest news

Planity announces €10m Series B to cement leadership on beauty salon bookings

The French leader in beauty salon bookings, with Alven since its Seed round, will look to consolidate its leadership and continue develop its services

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MadKudu Raises $5.5m Series A & Launches New Intelligence Offering

Another Alven-backed team of ambitious French founders successfully grow from early stage to continued success in the US and globally

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The Debrief: Covid-19 and layoffs (webinar)

An Alven <> Actance exclusive webinar – Summary of June 25th session

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The Debrief: Remote Working best practices (webinar)

An Alven exclusive webinar – Summary of June 19th session

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