The Aurora Funds to Sponsor BarCampRDU
The Aurora Funds has generously agreed to sponsor Breakfast, Snacks, Refreshments and Materials at BarCampRDU. I'm incredibly pleased that Aurora, the RTP-based venture fund behind well-known companies such as Accipiter, Blackboard and InPhonic (among many others), and the host of the RTP 2.0 Working Group, will be represented at BarCampRDU. The spirit of entrepreneurship is very much alive in the Triangle - Aurora's sponsorship reaffirms this.
A little about Aurora from their website: "The Aurora Funds is a venture capital firm that provides capital, connections and strategic guidance to entrepreneurs with early-stage healthcare and information technology companies. Founded in 1994, Aurora manages over $200 million in five venture funds. The firm's six investment professionals have over 100 years of combined venture capital investing and operational experience. The Aurora team has managed investments in over 60 companies, resulting in five IPOs and eight M&A transactions to date."
The BarCampRDU organizing committee will meet soon and we'll discuss what we'll be doing for breakfast, snacks and materials - you can watch our progress on the wiki. Thank you to Aurora for their generous sponsorship. Their sponsorship keep us fed, refreshed and ready to create and collaborate.
About The Aurora Funds
Founded in 1994, The Aurora Funds is a venture capital firm that provides capital and strategic help to entrepreneurs with early stage life sciences and information technology companies in the Southeastern and mid-Atlantic United States. The firm has more than $155 million of total capital under management and is currently investing out of its fourth fund of $85 million. The firm has the capacity to invest between $4 million and $7 million throughout the life cycle of an investment. More information is available at www.aurorafunds.com.