Active Investments

6Sense

Private

Dynamic Signal

Private

Personal Capital

Private

Better Finance

Private

Awarepoint

Private

Martini Media

Private

Good Technology

Acquired by Visto

INRIX

Private

Retail Solutions

Private

Vocera

Public (NYSE: VCRA)

Atrenta

Private

Alumni Investments

Redbeacon

Acquired by Home Depot

SlideShare

Acquired by LinkedIn

Tudou

Acquired by Yuku

ADiFY

Acquired by Cox Enterprises

DATAllegro

Acquired by Microsoft

RelayHealth

Acquired by McKesson

Unicru

Acquired by Kronos

Winery Exchange

Acquired by Financial Buyers

Fogdog Sports

Acquired by GSI Commerce

Brian Ascher Partner

Focus Areas: Ad Tech, Consumer, Finance and Payments, Healthcare IT, SaaS & Enterprise
Location: Palo Alto

Brian Ascher joined Venrock in 1998 as a Kauffman Fellow and is currently a Partner based in Venrock’s Palo Alto office. Brian invests broadly across enterprise and consumer internet markets.  Brian currently serves on the Board of Directors of several companies, including Vocera (NYSE:VCRA), Better Finance, Retail Solutions, Inrix, Personal Capital and Dynamic Signal.  Past investments include ADiFY (acquired by Cox Enterprises), DATAllegro (acquired by Microsoft), Redbeacon (acquired by Home Depot), Tudou (acquired by Youku), RelayHealth (acquired by McKesson) and Unicru (acquired by Kronos). Prior to Venrock, Brian was a Senior Product Manager at Intuit responsible for Quicken and Quicken.com, and earlier in his career was a Strategy Consultant at the Monitor Group.  Brian has been named to the Forbes Midas List multiple times, for the VCs who have backed the most profitable winners in the last four years.  Brian received his B.A. from Princeton University and his M.B.A. from Stanford University Graduate School of Business.

 

Active Companies

6Sense

Dynamic Signal

Personal Capital

Better Finance

Awarepoint

Martini Media

Good Technology

INRIX

Retail Solutions

Retail Solutions develops and delivers a comprehensive suite of Software-as-a-Service solutions that turn retailer data into actionable visibility into the store and onto the shelf.

Vocera

Atrenta

Alumni Companies

Redbeacon

SlideShare

Tudou

ADiFY

DATAllegro

RelayHealth

Unicru

Winery Exchange

Fogdog Sports