Monday, July 12, 2004

A Venture Legacy Passes

According to the New York Times, Laurance Rockefeller, the grandson of John D. Rockefeller and one of the first prominent venture capitalists, passed away yesterday. He was a leading financier, backing such companies as Eastern Airlines, McDonnell Aircraft, Intel, and Apple Computer. He also founded the venerable Venrock Associates in 1969, a legacy in its own. The philanthropist and environmentalist will be remembered...

posted by Charles @ Monday, July 12, 2004