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Thomas McMurray

OTHER INVESTOR TYPE
3 INVESTMENTS
3 EXITS
Description

Dr. Thomas McMurray serves as Venture Partners at The Aurora Funds. He is also the Chairman and Founder of Marine Ventures Foundation. When not working on the Foundation, he is an active, private investor in early stage technology and healthcare companies. From 1990-1998, Dr. McMurray was a general partner at Sequoia Capital. Located in Menlo Park, this CA-based venture capital firm invested in companies such as: Yahoo!, Network Appliance, Flextronics, Cisco Systems, Oracle, 3Com and Apple Computer. From 1987-1990, he worked for several venture-backed start-ups in Silicon Valley. Currently, Dr. McMurray serves on the Board of Visitors for the Duke University Marine Laboratory in Beaufort, NC and the advisory board of YouthNoise in Washington, DC. Dr. McMurray studied Mechanical Engineering, receiving his B.S.M.E. in 1976 and his M.S. in 1978 from Duke University. He received his Ph.D. in 1980 from Duke where his dissertation research "Turbulent Transport in Tidal Estuaries" was supported by the US Geological Survey. He was an Associate Professor and Associate Dean at the Pratt School of Engineering from 1985-1987. For five years, he was involved with the Flow Research Company in Seattle, WA, as a research scientist looking for Russian submarines in the North Atlantic. He is also an Angel Investor.

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Other Investor Types
Limited Partner
Primary Office
  • Belvedere Tiburon, CA
  • United States

Thomas McMurray Investments (3)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
TransLoc 31-Mar-2016 Early Stage VC 000 Other Transportation Generating Revenue 000000 00000000 00.0
0000000 000000 06-Jun-2012 0000 00000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Profitable 000000 00000000 00.0
000000000 16-Sep-1998 00000 00000 000 Network Management Software Out of Business 000000 00000000 00.0
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Thomas McMurray Exits (3)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Windsor Circle 12-Feb-2018 Buyout/LBO Completed
  • 2 buyers
00000000 25-Jan-2018 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 0000 00000 0000000
000000000 01-Sep-2002 000 00 00000000 Completed
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Thomas McMurray Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
Info
Thomas McMurray Ph.D Angel Investor 0 Belvedere Tiburon, CA

Thomas McMurray Co-Investors (6)

Name With Exits Lead Partner
Fontinalis Partners 1 0 0
Marc Benioff 0 0 0
SJF Ventures 0 0 0
Social Venture Circle 0 0 0
SustainVC 0 0 0
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