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 by Jeff Clark and Scott Albert, the firm manages over $234 million in five venture funds. Among the companies that Aurora has invested in are Agility Healthcare Solutions, Argos Therapeutics, CardioFocus, Cardioxyl Pharmaceutical, Centice, Data Flux, and Digital Smiths.
Aurora is located in the Research Triangle Park (RTP) area of North Carolina. The company is no longer making any new investments.
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