Rho Ventures

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Rho Ventures
Industry Private equity
Founded 1981
Founder Joshua Ruch, Robert Osterrieth
Headquarters New York, New York, United States
Products Venture capital
Total assets $2+ billion
Number of employees
Website www.rho.com

Rho Ventures is a venture capital firm that actively invests in technology, new media, cleantech and healthcare companies.

The firm, which is based in New York City, Palo Alto and Montreal, was founded in 1981. The firm has raised over $2 billion since inception across 6 funds. The firm is currently investing their sixth fund, Rho Ventures VI, a $510 million fund launched in 2008.[1]

Rho has invested in approximately 200 venture stage companies. Among Rho's portfolio companies are Bluefly,[2] Capstone Turbine, Celunol, Coulomb Technologies, Commerce One, Compaq, Dashlane,[3] Enerkem,[4] Human Genome Sciences, Innova Dynamics,[5] IntraLinks, iVillage, JustFab,[6] MedImmune, ReachLocal, SolarBridge Technologies,[7] Tacoda, Tercica, Tripod, Vanda, Verenium, Vertrue, Vidyo, Waterfront Media and Yantra.


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