Venrock Founded 1969
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Total investments 251
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$22M
Portfolio companies 251
Rounds per year 4.83
Lead investments 103
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.41
Exits -
Key employees -
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Areas of investment
Finance
Financial Services
Venture Capital
Summary

In 1969 was created Venrock, which is appeared as VC. The main department of described VC is located in the Palo Alto. The company was established in North America in United States.

The fund is constantly included in 25-48 deals per year. The important activity for fund was in 2007. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2014. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The typical startup value when the investment from Venrock is 100-500 millions dollars. Opposing the other organizations, this Venrock works on 2 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 8 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 participants. Despite the Venrock, startups are often financed by Third Rock Ventures, OrbiMed, Lux Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Trellis Partners, Sequoia Capital, Investor Growth Capital Limited. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by MPM Capital, Investor Growth Capital Limited, Sequoia Capital.

The overall number of key employees were 14.

For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Juno Therapeutics, AveXis, Receptos. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Health Care, Information Technology.

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Latest deals
CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation
Percipient.ai
Analytics
Artificial Intelligence
National Security
Security
Series B
19M01 Oct 2019 United States, Sunnyvale
Magen BioSciences
Biotechnology
Drug Discovery
Health Care
Pharmaceuticals
Therapeutics
Series A
15M28 Aug 2006 United States, Waltham
ExtendMedia
Content
Enterprise Software
Software
Video
Venture - Series Unknown
10M01 Dec 2008 United States, Newton
RedSeal
Analytics
Computer
Cyber Security
Mobile
Security
Software
Series A
14M28 Apr 2006 United States, Sunnyvale
Kineto Wireless
Mobile
Software
Telecommunications
Wireless
Series A
5M16 May 2001 United States, Milpitas
B-hive Networks
Business/Productivity Software
Finance
Financial Services
FinTech
Information Technology
Internet
Media and Information Services (B2B)
SaaS
Software
Series A
7M25 Aug 2006
Pathwork Diagnostics
Biotechnology
Genetics
Health Care
Health Diagnostics
Series C
30M06 Oct 2010 United States, Redwood City
Amphora Discovery
Biotechnology
Data Integration
Pharmaceutical
Series B
12M26 Dec 2002 United Kingdom, Durham
Sonic Innovations
Audio
Digital Media
Media and Entertainment
Seed
01 Jan 1995
Digital Railroad
Online Portals
Photography
Retail
Series A
5M14 Jun 2005 United States, New York
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