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Valor Backs Disaster Recovery Platform Arpio

Valor Backs Disaster Recovery Platform Arpio

Arpio’s SaaS platform is the emerging leader in the global $100B disaster recovery market for cloud-native computing such as Amazon Web Services and, soon, Microsoft Azure

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Valor Ventures announces its investment in Arpio, Inc., which makes Valor’s eighteenth investment in fast-growth software based in the Southeast. Headquartered in Raleigh-Durham, NC, Arpio is led by co-founders CEO Doug Nueman, CEO, and Shaw Terwilliger, CTO.

“Arpio’s solution targets a huge and rapidly growing market. Arpio’s timing is about as perfect as it can be. All computing is modernizing to become cloud-native. All new applications are built from the ground up to be cloud-native. Arpio benefits from both trends”

Valor is the largest investor in Arpio’s first financing of $2 million. Valor General Partner Robin Bienfait joins Arpio’s newly formed board. In addition to Valor Ventures, participants in the round included Y Combinator, Uncorrelated Ventures, and a few angel investors, including notable SaaS entrepreneurs-turned-angel-investors.

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“Arpio’s solution targets a huge and rapidly growing market. Arpio’s timing is about as perfect as it can be. All computing is modernizing to become cloud-native. All new applications are built from the ground up to be cloud-native. Arpio benefits from both trends,” says Bienfait.

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“We are excited to have Valor Ventures as an investor,” remarks Neumann. Valor brings decades of experience investing at seed stage and helping entrepreneurs scale B2B software companies. Shaw and I are thrilled to have Robin onboard. She is an expert in cloud computing and disaster recovery from her experience running some of the most important Internet infrastructure, from AT&T’s IP network, to BlackBerry’s secure messaging network, to Samsung’s mobile phone business.”

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