AOL Ventures is the venture capital arm of America Online (AOL). Focused on early stage investing in technology-centric consumer Internet companies. They are primarily interested in giving talented founders the unfair advantage they need to scale quickly and grow great companies and tend to focus on opportunities where the fund can bring a blend of their partnership’s value mixed with some flavor of AOL’s involvement. AOL Ventures generally looks to invest in Seed and Series A opportunities and is broadly interested in a variety of themes around AOL’s core; content, advertising, local/mapping, paid services and consumer applications. With one of the industry’s largest advertising networks, AOL engages consumers with online advertising services on both AOL’s owned and operated properties and third-party Websites. In addition, AOL operates a premium subscription-based access service in the United States.