Hatteras Venture Partners has first close on $200 million sixth fund

Hatteras Venture Partners, one of the largest and most active venture capital funds based in North Carolina, has closed on the first $94 million of a new fund that has a target of $200 million.

In making the announcement last week, the firm said, “HVP VI . . . will continue to partner with innovative, driven entrepreneurs to launch and build world-class health care companies, many of which will be based upon leading-edge research stemming from the renowned academic centers in the Southeastern U.S.”

WRAL TechWire posted a follow-up interview with Hatteras Co-Founder Clay Thorp that you can find here.

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