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, California-based cybersecurity company providing security, storage, and systems management solutions for consumers and enterprises.
Zenefits is a human resources company. It provides a digital HR platform for small and medium businesses.
Illumina is a biotechnology company founded in 1998 located in San Diego, California, developing and selling instruments, reagents, and services for DNA sequencing applications.
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.
Astranis is a satellite communications company building small telecommunication satellites founded in 2015 by John Gedmark.
Percipient.ai is an analytics firm offering a machine learning and artificial intelligence platform using open source technology for national security intelligence and security applications.
Athenahealth is a Watertown, Massachusetts-based medical software company offering appointment scheduling, electronic health records, medical billing, patient engagement and care co-ordination.
A biotechnology company developing drugs and treatments to diminish negative health effects associated with aging.
A company developing therapies for the treatment of cancer and immune disorders
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.
Cynapsus Therapeutics is a pharmaceutical subsidiary of Sunovion developing a non-injectable rescue therapy for Parkinson’s disease symptoms. The company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
An electric vehicle technology company making luxury electric vehicles.
Fluree is a developing FlureeDB, a blockchain based decentralized database.
A biotechnology company offering a genomics platform supporting scientific research into life sciences such as oncology, immunology, and neuroscience.
U.S-based company providing a platform to match patients with the right healthcare personnel.
Tally an autonomous robotic shelf auditing and analytics solution for retail.
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