Shane Goudey

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Experience

Innovation Endeavors Closes $630 Million Fund V

January 25, 2024

Cooley advised Innovation Endeavors, an early-stage venture firm tackling the big challenges humanity could potentially face over the following decades, on the close of its fifth fund at $630 million.

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Katelyn Kimber
Partner, Washington, DC
Shane Goudey
Partner, Palo Alto
Bernard Hatcher
Partner, San Francisco
Stacey Song
Partner, New York
Paul Roberts
Of Counsel, San Francisco
Emily Hren
Associate, San Francisco
Michael Derbes
Associate, Chicago
Wyatt Christiansen
Associate, San Francisco
Bobbi Milliken
Paralegal Specialist, Reston

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The House Fund Closes $115 Million Fund III

October 25, 2023

Cooley advised The House Fund, a pre-seed and early-stage venture capital firm focused on University of California, Berkeley, startups, on its $115 million Fund III.

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Shane Goudey
Partner, Palo Alto
Katia MacNeill
Special Counsel, San Francisco
Hongru Sun
Associate, Palo Alto

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Soma Capital Closes $412 Million Fund

January 12, 2022

Cooley advised venture capital firm Soma Capital on the closing of Soma Capital Fund III at $412 million. Shane Goudey and Katelyn Kimber led the Cooley team advising Soma Capital.

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Shane Goudey
Partner, Palo Alto
Katelyn Kimber
Partner, Washington, DC

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Inspired Capital Closes Second Fund at $281 Million

September 21, 2021

Cooley advised Inspired Capital, a New York-based early-stage venture firm founded by Alexa von Tobel and Penny Pritzker, on the close of its second fund with $281 million in capital commitments. Partner Shane Goudey led the Cooley team advising Inspired Capital.

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Shane Goudey
Partner, Palo Alto
Katia MacNeill
Special Counsel, San Francisco
Paul Roberts
Of Counsel, San Francisco
Julie Rogers
Paralegal Specialist, Palo Alto

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Lux Closes Two Funds at $1.5 Billion

June 7, 2021

Cooley advised Lux Capital on the closing of two new funds at a total of $1.5 billion, bringing Lux’s total capital under management to more than $4 billion. Partner Shane Goudey led the Cooley team advising Lux, a premier venture capital firm based in New York City and Silicon Valley investing in companies on the edge of scientific and technological breakthroughs.

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Shane Goudey
Partner, Palo Alto
Stuyvie Pyne
Associate, New York
Mandy Kondo
Associate, Palo Alto

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Rankings & accolades

Chambers USA: Venture Capital: Fund Formation – Nationwide (2020 – 2023)

Chambers USA: Venture Capital: Fund Formation – California (2020 – 2023)

Legal 500: Investment Funds – Private Equity Funds (including Venture Capital)

Memberships & affiliations

American Bar Association

The Bar Association of San Francisco

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