About Avanta Ventures

Our mission is to identify disruptive technologies and new breeds of services across Insurtech, Mobility, and Risk-adjacent sectors, as we foster an ecosystem of best-in-class startups and venture partner relationships.

Our Focus Areas


Leveraging disruptive technologies to create customer-centric insurance solutions

Key Areas:

Alternative Distribution


Big Data & Applied AI

Straight Through Underwriting

New Insurance Products

Claims Enhancement & Automation

Embedded Insurance


Key Areas:

Vehicle Data Platforms

Logistics and Fleet Management

Supply Chain Technologies

New Ownership and Purchasing Models

Autonomy and Electrification Solutions

Smart City Systems and Applications


Key Areas:


Applied AI and AI Solutions


IoT - Connected Home



Leveraging disruptive technologies to create customer-centric insurance solutions



Our Approach

As the venture capital arm of CSAA Insurance Group, Avanta Ventures works with emerging US-based companies to provide deep industry expertise, partnership, and financial investment in products and services that offer extraordinary value to the AAA Members of today—and those of tomorrow. As an affiliate of CSAA Insurance Group, a AAA insurer, Avanta Ventures is aligned with one of the top U.S. personal lines property and casualty insurance underwriters.

Sanjiv Parikh

Sanjiv Parikh

Managing Partner

Sanjiv is the Managing Partner of Avanta Ventures where he drives venture capital investments, incubation/acceleration and corporate development. Sanjiv has 25+ years of driving growth for corporations across the entire spectrum of growth and strategic investment initiatives. His strong operating experiences has led him to build businesses from the ground up with a solid technology foundation.

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We remain eager to explore new opportunities, partnerships and collaborations with promising start-ups. If you have an idea or proposal that aligns with our mission, we encourage you to reach out to us.