The Aurora Funds is a venture capital firm that provides capital, connections and strategic guidance to entrepreneurs with early-stage life sciences and information technology companies. Founded in 1994, Aurora manages over $155 million in four venture funds. The firmís six investment professionals have over 100 years of combined venture capital investing and operational experience. The Aurora team has managed investments in over 50 companies, resulting in five IPOs and eight M&A transactions to date.
Aurora typically is a lead or co-lead investor in seed and early-stage financing opportunities located primarily in the Southeastern and mid-Atlantic United States. The firmís initial investment size ranges from $50,000 in a seed investment to as much as $2.5 million in a first round financing. Aurora has the capacity to invest a total of between $4 million and $8 million across multiple rounds of financing as the company matures.