New York – November 17, 2020 – Cooley advised 645 Ventures on the closing of its latest fund, 645 Ventures III, at $160 million. The fund will allow 645 Ventures to continue partnering with early-stage visionary founders who aspire to build iconic businesses that transform industries and reach large-scale M&A and IPO events. Partner Nicole Peppe led the Cooley team advising 645 Ventures.
The fund’s limited partners include university endowments, foundations, funds of funds, and pension funds, as well as top technology and business leaders who are joining 645 Ventures’ Connected Network of individual investors. The Connected Network is a diverse group of individual LPs who support 645 Ventures’ startup clients.
Since 2014, 645 Ventures has invested in its portfolio companies’ earliest rounds and partnered closely with its founders to help scale their early-stage startups to growth-stage businesses. It has formed an ambitious internal team of engineers, operators and investors to foster an ecosystem that holistically and comprehensively supports founders as they build large, category-defining businesses.
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