Venrock capital is a private equity based venture capital firm headquartered in Palo Alto, California. The firm was founded in 1969 as the venture capital instrument of Laurance Rockefeller, grandson of John D. Rockefeller, and his siblings. The firm primarily invests in the technology and healthcare industries.
The firms first investments were in the aviation industry and the semiconductor sector.The company made early investments in computer companies Apple and Intel. It was a key investor in Aetna Health and has invested in the pharmaceutical companies such as Ironwood Pharmaceuticals as well. In 2017, the firm announced it had raised $450 million for its eighth fund.
A company providing medical technology, service and solutions to treat chronic diseases.
Symantec is a Mountain View, Contra Costa County, California-based company founded by Gary Hendrix, Doug Monahan and Earl Sacerdoti.
Zenefits is a human resources company. It provides a digital HR platform for small and medium businesses.
American home automation producer
Aria Systems is a San Francisco-based software company.
Designs and manufactures nanotechnology materials to improve display color performance and batteries
Dollar Shave Club offers a monthly membership service that delivers stainless steel razor blades and other personal grooming products to customers by mail.
A web performance and security company providing services for the protection and acceleration of websites online.
A company developing therapies for the treatment of cancer and immune disorders
A biotechnology company developing drugs and treatments to diminish negative health effects associated with aging.
Doctor On Demand is an online service for patients to see their physician on their computer, tablet, or phone.
Shape Security is a Mountain View, California-based company.
Nightfall identifies business-critical data across SaaS, APIs, and data infrastructure so it can be managed and protected.
U.S-based company providing a platform to match patients with the right healthcare personnel.
A biotechnology company offering a genomics platform supporting scientific research into life sciences such as oncology, immunology, and neuroscience.
Global company which provides a variety of internet services and mobile applications pertaining to road traffic
An electric vehicle technology company making luxury electric vehicles.
A company offering an independent worker benefits platform.
Grand Rounds, Inc. is a San Francisco-based company founded by Owen Tripp.
Sunesis Pharmaceuticals is a publicly held, clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of small molecular therapeutics.
A biotechnology and energy company developing processing technologies for clean transportation fuels.
Endeca is a Cambridge, Massachusetts-based company.
Associated investment funds