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Championing Web3 Start-Ups with Tech-Driven Liquidity

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Championing Web3 Start-Ups with Tech-Driven Liquidity

Auros Ventures masters the unique challenge of balancing day 1 liquidity and long-term value in a tokenized world

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ABOUT US

We are the VC arm of Auros. We harness Auros' expertise in promoting ecosystem growth for clients and expanding its own footprint to help founders push boundaries.

OUR MISSION

Our mission is to have an outsized positive impact on the projects and ecosystems we invest in, and generate outsized return.

OUR COMPETITIVE EDGE

Auros Ventures possesses a rare combination of capabilities - the ability to effectively manage short-term volatility, to make high-conviction long-term investments, and to actively contribute to the success of portfolio companies as a market power user.

Head of Ventures

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Julien Auchecorne

Julien brings extensive experience in C-suite positions within the digital asset space. After a successful career in investment banking and asset management, Julien transitioned to the digital asset industry in 2017 and has since helped various early-stage companies navigate the challenges of this rapidly evolving industry, including fundraising, product and token go-to-market strategies, and compliance with evolving regulations. Julien also played an instrumental role in establishing WebN, a Brevan Howard incubator that supports projects across various verticals, including staking and zero-knowledge (zk) scaling technologies.

Cofounder and Chief Investment Officer

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Ben Roth

With over two decades of experience in trading and portfolio management at leading TradFi firms such as Optiver, First New York and Hudson Bay Capital, Ben founded Auros in January 2019 with the specific goal to build the market's leading High-Frequency Trading and Market Making firm. As of April 2024, Auros trades on more than 40 centralised and decentralised exchanges and regularly accounts for as much as 5% of all crypto trading volume. With a staunch belief in the power of liquidity to drive value creation, Ben and the Auros team are dedicated to assisting projects, exchanges and foundations in navigating the complexities of the market and helping them to understand the impact that deep, reliable and consistent liquidity can have for the value of their business.

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