About Us

Our mission is to make real estate lending radically enjoyable

What We Do

Driven by technology, we are radically rethinking how real estate loans are sourced, underwritten and funded.

Why We Exist

We love real estate. It’s our passion. But we hate how difficult the lending process is. You deserve better, so we are making it better.

How You Win

AssetAvenue will radically exceed your expectations by being radically fast, radically simple, and radically transparent.

Our Company Values

  • Integrity

    Absolute accountability. Unconditional honesty.
  • Passion

    Strive for excellence. Exceed it. No excuses.
  • Optimism

    Believe in what’s possible. Radiate positivity.
  • Innovation

    Embrace uncertainty. drive change - constantly.
  • Collaboration

    Team first. Always.
  • Urgency

    Act today. Tomorrow's too late.
“AssetAvenue breaks down the complex and high barrier of entry to commercial real estate projects.”
Entrepreneur Magazine
“AssetAvenue uses big data, sophisticated analytics and proprietary algorithms to reject or approve deals in a day or two, and put "cash in the bank" in less than two weeks for qualified borrowers.”
The Wall Street Journal
“AssetAvenue's biggest target market is brokers and agents within the real estate industry that are looking for alternative lending sources for borrowers to finance their properties.”

Our Leadership Team

Varun Pathria

Varun Pathria is Chief Executive Officer at AssetAvenue. Most recently, Varun was Senior Vice President at Colony Capital, a global real estate private equity firm headquartered in Los Angeles, California. During his 11-year tenure at Colony, Mr. Pathria was responsible for opportunistic equity acquisitions, high yield debt originations and acquisitions, and various portfolio management activities focused on restructurings and corporate platform investments. Varun earned a B.A. and J.D. from UCLA and an M.B.A. from the University of Southern California.

David Manshoory

David Manshoory is President and Co-founder at AssetAvenue. David is a passionate entrepreneur with more than ten years of proven success in start-ups and commercial real estate investing. Prior to starting AssetAvenue, David founded two other companies, including one of the fastest startups in the country. This previous venture grew to more than 100 full-time employees within 15 months, raised over $11 million in investor capital, and generated almost $30 million in revenues in its first two years of business. David received his B.S. degree and his Master’s degree from the University of Southern California.

Kevin Arabacca

Kevin Arrabaca is Chief Investment Officer and Co-founder at AssetAvenue. Kevin has over a decade of acquisitions experience, including $9 billion of commercial real estate underwritten, acquired or financed. He previously held management and officer positions at American Capital Realty and Colony Capital, and has underwritten over 3,000 real estate assets in his career. He holds a B.S. degree from the University of Southern California.

John Chi

John Chi is General Counsel at AssetAvenue. John’s previous experience includes more than 7 years in the Global Real Estate Practice Group at Paul Hastings LLP. He received his B.A. at Stanford University and his J.D. at New York University School of Law.

Douglas Sellers

Douglas Sellers is Chief Technology Officer at AssetAvenue. Douglas has a wealth of experience developing teams that thrive in high-pressure, start-up environments. Most recently, Douglas was CTO at Kumu Wellness, a personalized, affordable mobile Wellness Coaching product. Previously, he was CTO and Co-founder at Redline.cc, a visual bug tracker acquired by Usersnap, and CTO of GOOD Worldwide, where he was recruited to build a product and technology organization to transition from publishing a media-based magazine to supporting an online social network with millions of users. Douglas earned his B.S. degree in computer engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University.

Our Investors

We have an incredible assembly of people and companies who believe in us.

DCM Ventures

DCM Ventures Menlo Park

Matrix Partners

Matrix Partners San Francisco


NetEase Beijing

Vectr Ventures

Vectr Ventures Hong Kong

Launchpad LA

Launchpad LA Los Angeles

BAM Ventures

BAM Ventures Los Angeles

Meyer Shaffer

Meyer Shaffer Los Angeles

Our Advisors

We are supported by a dynamic group of leaders with a diverse range of expertise.

Russell Meyer

Russell Meyer Co-Founder , Meyer Shaffer Company

Jason Nazar

Jason Nazar Co-Founder & CEO , DocStoc

Richard Jun

Richard Jun Managing Partner , Bam Ventures

Petra Griffith

Petra Griffith Senior Vice President , Grandpoint Bank

Jack Ehrman

Jack Ehrman Co-Founder , Post Investment Group

Candice Faktor

Candice Faktor General Manager , Wattpad