Aurus Ventures III, is the first VC global fund* that focuses exclusively on investing in companies that add value to the copper and mining industry. We invest in companies with people of excellence and high growth potential, generating positive impacts in the copper industry value chain.
Our LPs include key players in the industry such as Mitsui, Codelco, The International Copper Association (ICA), BID -FOMIN, CAF, among others.
We invest in companies that have innovative proprietary solutions for increasing Mining Industry’s productivity, sustainability and competitiveness, either by reducing water or energy consumption, having safer operations, having more efficient production processes, or by reducing any negative impact on the environment and nearby communities.
We aim to invest in companies able to get contracts (purchase agreements) with Mining Companies to supply either inputs such sustainable energy, water, renewable fuels, reagents, mining goods, etc. Also in companies supplying services such as recycling, waste treatment, information technology services, etc.
We invest in innovative companies with new value-added copper products (or products made with other by-products of the copper mining industry), or by supplying services that add value to the current copper uses, having the potential to scale internationally.