Raleigh-Durham isn’t considered a startup hotbed (yet), but it’s quickly becoming one.
The triangle area is home to unicorns like Pendo and Epic Games, and several others are on their way to following in their footsteps. The area has been dominated by a handful of funds over the past few decades, but competition is heating up as more investors enter the area.
Here are 12 of the top VC funds based in Raleigh-Durham.
Intersouth Partners is one of the most active and experienced venture funds in the Southeast, having invested in more than 100 private companies over the last three decades.
SJF Ventures is a venture capital partnership focusing on the resource efficiency, sustainability, and technology-enhanced services sectors.
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The Aurora Funds is a family of venture capital funds committed to providing resources to help early stage healthcare and information
Pappas Capital invests exclusively in the life science sector – biotechnology, biopharmaceuticals, drug delivery, medical devices and related ventures – across the United States and Canada.
Bull City Venture Partners partner with entrepreneurs and focus on investing in software, health IT, mobile, internet, e-commerce and digital media companies.
Excelerate Health Ventures is a healthcare IT focused fund with an emphasis on investing in seed and early-stage healthcare software and services start-ups with a SaaS B2B model.