All posts by Nicole Pack

Nicole joined Venrock in 2010 and oversees marketing and communications for the firm, in addition to advising portfolio companies. She brings a combination of agency and corporate experience to her role at the firm, having worked with a range of technology companies to shape their brands and raise visibility over the past14 years. Most recently, Nicole was a Vice President at communications firm Horn Group, where she led the Venrock, Emergence Capital, Taleo, Tealeaf and CollabNet accounts. Prior to Horn Group, she spent several years at Autodesk, where she led corporate communications, including executive visibility, crisis and international communications. Earlier in her career, she worked at PR firms Blanc & Otus and Neale-May & Partners, where she worked with eFax, Entrust, Interwoven, MyPoints, among others. Nicole received her B.S. in Marketing from the University of Colorado, Boulder.
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Ray Rothrock NVCA Chair

Today the NVCA welcomed Ray Rothrock as their incoming Chairman for the 2012-2013 term. Ray has been very involved with the NVCA in recent years as a board member and will be leading the charge for the upcoming year, building on the great work that has been done with the JOBS Act, SEC exemption, and various other initiatives. According to Ray, “The venture capital industry must continue to evolve in its support of innovation. Our mission must remain to back great entrepreneurs whose visions for new companies and new industries are essential to America’s growth and prosperity.” Congratulations Ray!

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CodeRyte

3M has acquired CodeRyte! A big month for Venrock’s healthcare IT portfolio, as the CodeRyte news follows the IPO of Vocera two weeks ago. CodeRyte and 3M had been partners for years, bringing computer-assisted coding technology to more than 60 3M Health Information Systems clients. Congratulations to the CodeRyte team and Venrock’s Bryan Roberts, who has been on the board since 2004!

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Boundless

Go Boundless! The latest addition to the Venrock family is curating the best open content to create a free learning platform that saves students money and helps them learn more efficiently. The company launched this week and generated quite a bit of buzz as they take on an industry that is in desperate need of innovation. Welcome to the family Boundless team!