Jenny Rooke Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Status
  • Active
  • Professionals
  • 1
Professionals
  • Investments
  • 17
  • Portfolio
  • 7
  • Exits
  • 7
Exits

Jenny Rooke General Information

Description

Dr. Jenny Rooke is the Founder and serves as Managing Director at Genoa Ventures. She is a Board Member of InterVenn BioSciences. She is an early-stage venture capital investor. She is the Founder and serves as a Managing Director at 5 Prime Ventures. She also served as a Venture Partner at F-Prime Capital Partners (healthcare) and Anterra Capital (agriculture). She brings a combination of strategy, operating, and investing experience to her work with early stage life science companies, specializing in research tools, diagnostics, and synthetic biology. Her investing experience includes roles in the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's Global Health Discovery group, and at F-Prime Capital, where she served her Kauffman Fellowship. Dr. Rooke held multiple executive positions at U.S. Genomics, a venture-backed biotech start-up advancing single molecule detection technologies for diagnostics, biodefense, and research. Previously, Dr. Rooke was a management consultant with McKinsey & Co., where she advised leading pharmaceutical and biotech companies on business strategy. Dr. Rooke earned her Ph.D. in genetics from Yale University and her B.S. in physics from Georgia Tech. She serves as Board Member at Intabio, Adarza BioSystems and Venn.

Contact Information

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • San Francisco, CA
  • United States

Jenny Rooke Investments (17)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Ionpath 01-Jul-2019 Early Stage VC 000.00 Diagnostic Equipment Generating Revenue 00000 00000 00.0
000000 0000000000 22-Dec-2017 00000 00000 0000 Biotechnology Generating Revenue 00000 00000 00.0
00000000000 000000 29-Nov-2017 00000 00000 0000 Biotechnology Generating Revenue 00000 00000 00.0
0000000 0000 00000 28-Sep-2017 0000 00000 00.000 Other Devices and Supplies Generating Revenue 00000 00000 00.0
0000000 14-Sep-2017 0000 00000 00.00 Other Healthcare Technology Systems Generating Revenue 00000 00000 00.0
0000000 0000000000 12-May-2016 00000 00000 0000 Biotechnology Generating Revenue 00000 00000 00.0
00000000 04-Jun-2015 00000 00000 000.00 Biotechnology Generating Revenue/Not Profitable 00000 00000 00.0
0000000 0000000000 20-Mar-2015 00000 00000 0000 Biotechnology Generating Revenue 00000 00000 00.0
Pivot Bio 30-Oct-2014 Seed Round 00000 Other Agriculture Generating Revenue 00000 00000 00.0
Zephyrus Biosciences 10-Sep-2014 Seed Round 00.00 Biotechnology Startup 00000 00000 00.0
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Jenny Rooke Exits (7)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Zymergen 22-Apr-2021 IPO 00000
0000000 21-Jan-2021 000000000000000000
00000000 000000000 26-Jul-2018 000 0000
00000000 000000000 14-Mar-2016 000000000000000000 0000
000000 01-Oct-2014 000 00 00000000
PathoGenetix 29-Jul-2014 Bankruptcy: Liquidation
BD Biosciences 07-Feb-2011 Merger/Acquisition 00000
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Jenny Rooke Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Jenny Rooke Ph.D Angel Investor 00 0 0 San Francisco, CA
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