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

News

Hull acquired by MessageBird

Hull’s CDP will provide in-depth understanding of the customer and the context of their query

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Insights

Crisis founders: The specific challenges (& opportunities) of launching your startup during a downturn

Insights from Adrien Ledoux (Jobteaser co-founder) and Nicolas Cohen (ALittleMarket, Ankorstore co-founder)

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Insights

The Debrief: convincing in B2B with the power of emotion

An Alven <> Ogilvy Consulting exclusive webinar – Summary of January 21st session

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Insights

Sqreen: a journey with Pierre Betouin and Jean-Baptiste Aviat

Rodolphe Menegaux’s insights on Sqreen’s story & success in democratizing application security – and how Alven tried to help along the way

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