The abbreviation ARDC may refer to:

  • Air Research and Development Command, later renamed the Air Force Systems Command
  • American Racing Drivers Club, a midget car racing sanctioning body in the East Coast of the United States
  • American Research and Development Corporation, an early venture capital investment firm founded in 1946

Other articles related to "ardc":

1997 ARDC AMSCAR Series
... The 1997 ARDC AMSCAR series was an Australian touring car series and was run for cars eligible to V8 Supercar specifications, although the series was ... The series was run by the Australian Racing Drivers Club (ARDC) over the two circuits operated by the club in Sydney, Australia ...
American Research And Development Corporation
... American Research and Development Corporation (ARDC) was a venture capital and private equity firm founded in 1946 by Georges Doriot, the "father of venture capitalism" (former dean of Harvard ... ARDC is credited with the first major venture capital success story when its 1957 investment of $70,000 in equity and approximately $2 million in loans in ... ARDC continued investing until 1971 with the retirement of Doriot ...
1952 In Spaceflight - Launches - June
... during static fire ground test 18 June 1750 Aerobee RTV-A-1 Holloman LC-A ARDC ARDC Suborbital 18 June Successful Apogee 137 kilometres (85 mi) 30 June 1432 Aerobee RTV-A-1 Holloman LC-A ARDC ...
Georges Doriot - Biography - Later Years
... ARDC continued investing until 1971 with the retirement of Doriot ... In 1972, Doriot merged ARDC with Textron after investing in over 150 companies ... For his role in the founding of ARDC Doriot is often referred to as the "father of venture capitalism" ...