Venrock Raises $450 Million for Eighth Fund

Palo Alto – February 16, 2017 – Cooley advised Venrock on the closing of its eighth fund at $450 million. Cooley has advised the firm on a range of matters, including its fund formations and investments, since 2003.

Originally established as the venture capital arm of the Rockefeller family in 1969, Venrock partners with entrepreneurs to build some of the world’s most disruptive, successful companies. With a primary focus on technology and healthcare, portfolio companies include Apple Computer, Athenahealth, Centocor, Check Point Software, Dollar Shave Club, DoubleClick, Gilead Sciences, Idec Pharma, Imperva, Illumina, Intel and Nest.

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