WELCOME TO ARAFURA VENTURES
At Arafura, we invest in emerging US based Internet software companies with global potential. Providing venture capital, access to Silicon Valley professionals, networking partners and strategic advice, we're able to assist early stage companies, to rapidly build their companies.
As experienced early stage investors, founders and company execs, we understand the high risk and reward nature of making investments at such an important time in the lifecycle. We focus on proven venture investment criteria which we understand and have a proven track record in.
Based in Silicon Valley California, Arafura Ventures is located in the worlds centre of innovation. Our founders have completed deals and have portfolio investments in several countries. The current fund is designed to leverage our international reach to give our investors exposure to early stage companies with a footprint in the US.
Arafura Ventures was formed by Joe Kennedy and Marc Philips as an investment fund focused on US based Internet software technology startups and early stage companies.
Arafura Ventures focus mainly on business to business (B2B) software as a service (SaaS) start ups and relfect these venture capital themes. Cloud, Platforms, Global, Mobile and Efficiency Technology are core themes for investing.
Some of Arafura's founders investments include Gridium Inc, Transifex Inc., Contivio Inc., Web Central, ISYS Search Software, Figtree Systems, MEARS Technologies and WebIP.