Arpio Raises $8.2 Million in Seed Round

by Kay Aloha Villamor in August 16th, 2023

Arpio, a Durham, NC-based disaster recovery (DR) solution for Amazon Web Services (AWS), announced that it raised $8.2 million in seed funding.

The round was led by S3 Ventures and Companyon Ventures, alongside TDF Ventures and CreativeCo Capital. Existing investors YCombinator, Uncorrelated Ventures, Valor Ventures, and Triangle Tweener Fund also participated.

With the funds, Arpio will continue to expand its AWS service coverage, increase automation, and invest in go-to-market.

“Disaster recovery is a requirement for most mission-critical applications, but we found that legacy tools didn’t work for the Cloud.” said Doug Neumann, CEO of Arpio. “They back up servers and data, but leave all of the surrounding cloud infrastructure to users. This means more work for infrastructure engineers, slower recovery times, and more risk exposure. So we created Arpio, the first DR solution designed specifically for Cloud workloads.”

True to its original mission, Arpio backs up everything needed to fully recover cloud applications — data, servers, and infrastructure — including configurations, networking, identity, and security. Arpio has over 50 enterprise customers—including Choice Hotels, 23andMe, Ricoh, and SAS.

Company: Arpio, Inc.

Raised: $8.2M

Round: Seed Round

Funding Month: August 2023

Lead Investors: S3 Ventures and Companyon Ventures

Additional Investors: TDF Ventures, CreativeCo Capital, YCombinator, Uncorrelated Ventures, Valor Ventures, and Triangle Tweener Fund

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Software Category: Disaster Recovery Solution

About the Company: Arpio is a disaster recovery solution for Cloud workloads running on AWS that helps organizations ensure operational continuity in case of outages, ransomware attacks, and other threats. As a fully managed SaaS solution, Arpio offers fast implementation, automated management, easy testing in production, and one-click failover so enterprises can achieve their most stringent Recovery Time Objectives (RTO) and Recovery Point Objectives (RPO). Arpio was founded in 2018 and is headquartered in Durham, North Carolina.


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