Ray Rothrock

Partner, Venrock

Ray Rothrock has been a partner at Venrock for nearly 25 years. Rothrock has initiated 53 investments mostly in technology and recently in energy and provided support for scores of others. Evolving with the market for venture investments from the late 1980s until today, he led Venrock’s entrance into the Internet with the investment in Spyglass in 1991. As the Internet lay open new opportunities for entrepreneurs and thus new investment frontiers, he led the firm into computer and network security leading an investment in Check Point Software Technology (NASDAQ: CHKP), advertising technology with an investment in DoubleClick, ecommerce with FogDog and web-hosting and ISP with DIGEX. He continues to invest in Internet security technology companies, the latest being Shape Security.

Ray’s sessions at USA 2014

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