Venrock is a venture capital firm focused on investments in technology and healthcare companies. It specializes in seed, early-stage, late-stage, mezzanine, growth capital, and first-round investments in information technology and emerging technologies. The firm aims to provide support to growing companies in a range of spheres, which include hiring, strategy, financing, scaling, introductions and managing an exit.
HQPalo Alto, US
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Venrock was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, US

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Key People/Management at Venrock

Bong Koh

Bong Koh

Isaac Madan

Isaac Madan

David Pakman

David Pakman

Bryan Roberts

Bryan Roberts

Alex Rosen

Alex Rosen

Camille Samuels

Camille Samuels

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Venrock Office Locations

Venrock has offices in Palo Alto, Boston and New York
Palo Alto, US (HQ)
3340 Hillview Ave
Boston, US
34 Farnsworth St
New York, US
7 Bryant Park 23rd Floor
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Venrock News and Updates

Kiadis to present at the Solebury Trout & Venrock EU Virtual Summer Event

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, July 2, 2020 – Kiadis Pharma N.V. (“Kiadis” or the “Company”) (Euronext Amsterdam and Brussels: KDS), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, today announces that Kiadis will present at the Solebury Trout & Venrock EU Virtual Summer Event on Tuesday, July 7, 2020 …

Suki raises $20M to create a voice assistant for doctors

When trying to figure out what to do after an extensive career at Google, Motorola, and Flipkart, Punit Soni decided to spend a lot of time sitting in doctors’ offices to figure out what to do next. It was there that Soni said he figured out one of the most annoying pain points for doctors […]

Corvidia Therapeutics Secures $60 Million in Series B Funding to Accelerate Clinical Work

PRESS RELEASE: Corvidia Therapeutics Inc., a leading clinical stage biotechnology company, today announced the close of a $60 million USD Series B funding round. The financing will accelerate growth of Corvidia's ongoing clinical programs, expand scientific...

Obama’s former chief data scientist, DJ Patil, joins Venrock as an adviser

 DJ Patil, the chief data scientist under President Barack Obama, has joined Venrock Capital as an adviser. Patil has long been a proponent of using data science and artificial intelligence to solve some of the nation’s biggest problems around areas including medicine, policing and the criminal just…
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Venrock Blogs

What If We Gave Hospitals Real Incentives To Prepare For The Next Pandemic?

This article first appeared on It is co-authored with Soleil Shah. The US response to COVID-19 makes it clear that hospitals in the United States are not adequately prepared to handle pandemics. Researchers have shown that hospitals will only have enough beds to meet demand in the…

Music’s Live-Streaming Moment

Since 1995, many of us have dreamed of a world of live-streamed music events. It might finally be happening. In 1995, as co-founder of Apple’s nascent music group, I partnered with two innovative club-owners, Andrew Rasiej (Irving Plaza) and Michael Dorf (The Knitting Factory) who had resurrected th…

Connecting the next four billion people, Venrock’s investment into Astranis

On January 1, 1983, a group of researchers at ARPA adopted the TCP/IP protocol for their ARPANET, and there began the birth of a network of networks that eventually formed into today’s modern internet. In the following 36 years, over three billion people globally joined the internet. Today we consum…

An explosion of knowledge: Multiplexed interventional genomics

Discovery biology, pre-genomics, followed a linear path: develop a hypothesis, design an experiment and carefully control variables, one at a time, to prove or disprove the hypothesis.  The challenge with this “classical” approach is not only the “one step after another” pace, but the fact that the …

Running Through Walls: Building a Genomics Unicorn

10x Genomics CEO and co-founder Serge Saxonov joins Venrock’s Bryan Roberts to discuss the founding of the company and its recent IPO. Saxonov shares his story of emigrating from Tajikistan to New York City as a teenager, learning English and becoming an entrepreneur. He talks candidly about how he’…

Ethan Batraski and Racquel Bracken Promoted to Partner

Todd Graham Joins with Focus on Cybersecurity and Infrastructure For over 40 years, Venrock has been committed to diversified, early stage investing – supporting entrepreneurs who will run through walls to create new products and services, surmounting obstacles that most think impossible. The Venroc…
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Venrock Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Venrock founded?

    Venrock was founded in 1969.

  • Who are Venrock key executives?

    Venrock's key executives are Bong Koh, Isaac Madan and David Pakman.

  • Where is Venrock headquarters?

    Venrock headquarters is located at 3340 Hillview Ave, Palo Alto.

  • Where are Venrock offices?

    Venrock has offices in Palo Alto, Boston and New York.

  • How many offices does Venrock have?

    Venrock has 3 offices.