Jenny Rooke Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1

Professionals

  • Investments
  • 16

  • Portfolio
  • 3

  • Exits
  • 10

Exits

Jenny Rooke General Information

Description

Dr. Jenny Rooke is the Founder and serves as Managing Director at Genoa Ventures. She served as an Advisor at BayBio FAST. She serves as a Board Member of BrightSpec, Stemson Therapeutics and Meiogenix. She serves as Chairman of the Board at InterVenn BioSciences. She is an early-stage venture capital investor. She served as a Board Member at Adarza BioSystems. She also served as a Venture Partner at F-Prime Capital Partners (healthcare) and Anterra Capital (agriculture). Her investing experience includes roles in the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's Global Health Discovery group, and at F-Prime Capital, where she has served her Kauffman Fellowship. She 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, she was a management consultant with McKinsey & Co., where she advised leading pharmaceutical and biotech companies on business strategy. She earned her Ph.D. in genetics from Yale University and her B.S. in physics from Georgia Tech. She serves as a Board Member at Intabio and Venn. She serves as Board Member at Aqtual.

Business Details

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

Jenny Rooke Investments (16)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Ionpath 01-Jul-2019 Later Stage VC 000.00 Diagnostic Equipment Generating Revenue 00000 00000 00.0
Adarza BioSystems 21-Dec-2017 00000 00000 0000 Biotechnology Out of Business 00000 00000 00.0
Akadeum 28-Sep-2017 0000 00000 00.000 Biotechnology Generating Revenue 00000 00000 00.0
Intabio 14-Sep-2017 0000 00000 00.00 Other Healthcare Technology Systems Generating Revenue 00000 00000 00.0
Caribou Biosciences 12-May-2016 00000 00000 0000 Biotechnology Generating Revenue/Not Profitable 00000 00000 00.0
Zymergen 04-Jun-2015 00000 00000 000.00 Biotechnology Bankruptcy: Admin/Reorg 00000 00000 00.0
Caribou Biosciences 20-Mar-2015 00000 00000 0000 Biotechnology Generating Revenue/Not Profitable 00000 00000 00.0
Pivot Bio 30-Oct-2014 0000 00000 00000 Agricultural Chemicals Generating Revenue 00000 00000 00.0
Zephyrus Biosciences 10-Sep-2014 Seed Round 00.00 Biotechnology Generating Revenue 00000 00000 00.0
Orion (San Francisco) 18-Aug-2014 Early Stage VC 00.000 Communication Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000 00.0

Jenny Rooke Exits (10)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Orion (San Francisco) 11-Dec-2023 Merger/Acquisition
Adarza BioSystems 01-May-2022 000 00 00000000
Caribou Biosciences 23-Jul-2021 000 00000
Zymergen 22-Apr-2021 000 00000
Intabio 21-Jan-2021 000000000000000000
Liquidia Technologies 26-Jul-2018 000 0000
Zephyrus Biosciences 14-Mar-2016 000000000000000000 0000
Zyomyx 01-Oct-2014 000 00 00000000
PathoGenetix 29-Jul-2014 Bankruptcy: Liquidation
BD Biosciences 07-Feb-2011 Merger/Acquisition 00000

Jenny Rooke Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

Investments by Industry

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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

Jenny Rooke FAQs

  • Who is Jenny Rooke?

    Jenny Rooke is an angel Investor who has made 16 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Jenny Rooke?

    Jenny Rooke is an angel investor.

  • What does Jenny Rooke do?

    As an angel investor, Jenny Rooke invests personal money into promising companies, typically in exchange for equity.

  • What has Jenny Rooke invested in?

    Jenny Rooke has made numerous investments in companies like Ionpath, Adarza BioSystems, and Akadeum within the Diagnostic Equipment and Biotechnology industries.

  • What has Jenny Rooke invested in recently?

    Jenny Rooke's latest investment was on 01-Jul-2019 in Ionpath, a company within the Diagnostic Equipment industry.

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