AssetAvenue Names Chief Investment Officer

Los Angeles-based online, commercial real estate loan marketplace AssetAvenue announced this morning that it has named Varun Pathria as the company's new Chief Investment Officer. Pathria joins the company from Colony Capital, where he was Senior Vice President. Pathria had been at Colony --which specializes in real estate investments--for eleven years. AssetAvenue is led by David Manshoory, and is venture backed by DCM Ventures, NetEase and Matrix Partners.