Alta Ventures takes an active approach to investing in areas where the Alta team and network has domain experience. These areas include Internet, SaaS computing, mobile computing, consumer, security, communications and healthcare. Its investments range from as little as $50,000 to as much as $5 or $10 million. Typically, Alta Ventures invests $2 to $3 million initially and expects to invest $5 to $10 million over the life of a company. Alta Ventures is a long-term partner looking for innovative entrepreneurs with the same view.