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Canaan Partners

Canaan Partners

Canaan Partners is an early-stage venture capital firm investing in entrepreneurs in the financial technology, cloud, marketplaces, frontier technology, biopharmaceutical, digital health and medical technology industries.

Canaan Partners is a venture capital firm based in Menlo Park, California. The firm focuses on investing in digital media, communications, mobility, enterprise, cloud computing, marketplaces, biopharmaceuticals, medical devices, digital health, medical technology, financial technology, frontier technology and diagnostics sectors.



Canaan Partners spun out of General Electric Capital in 1987.



Canaan invests in entrepreneurs they believe have visionary ideas. With $5 billion under management, a diversified fund and over 190 exits to date, Canaan has invested in many technology and healthcare companies over the past 30 years.



Part of Canaan Partners investment strategy is called Canaan Beta, where they set aside part of their latest fund for their youngest employees. In 2017, this amount was $20 million of their $800 million fund. The idea behind Canaan Beta is that the youngest employees may know about lucrative investment opportunities that older employees have no knowledge of.

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Funded Companies

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EVEN Financial offers a B2B2C API to help connect financial institutions to consumers, and connect consumers to personalized financial products.

ContentSquare is an experience optimization platform for business that captures visitor behavior insights, designed to help increase conversions. It uses artificial intelligence to provide automatic recommendations.

A technology company offering software development security platform using open source code.

A biotechnology company that develops Probodies, proteolytically-activated antibodies to treat cancer.

A technology company offering a platform for renting properties.

Also known as Papa Technologies, Papa provides a platform connecting college students to senior citizens in need of transportation, house help, technology lessons, companionship and other services.

CompStak is a company founded by Vadim Belobrovka.

Onefinestay is a London-based company.

A company developing phage-based diagnostic system for detecting food contamination risk.

Turo is a car sharing marketplace where one can book any car they want, wherever they want it, from a community of local hosts in the US, Canada, UK, & Germany

Gemvara is a company founded by Iwao Hatanaka.

LeanPlum is a San Francisco-based marketing automation company founded by Momchil Kyurkchiev.

Superplastic is a creative product & experience studio founded in 2018.

Mediamind is a New York-based advertising company.

UrbanSitter is a San Francisco-based company.

EndoGastric Solutions is a medical device company developing and commercializing innovative, evidence-based, incisionless surgical technology for the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).

Skybox Imaging is a company founded by Ching-Yu Hu.

LendingClub is an online credit marketplace connecting borrowers and investors

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Abe Geiger

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Adi Pundak-Mintz

Employee



Bartek Ringwelski

Employee



Brendan Dickinson

Employee



Brian Galgay

Employee



Deepak Kamra

Employee



Gil Canaani

Employee



Hrach Simonian

Employee



Jimmy Zhu

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Laura Chau

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Lindsay Meyer

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Maha Ibrahim

Employee



Mark Radcliffe

Investor



Matt Krna

Employee



Michael Gilroy

Employee



Roseanne Wincek

Employee



Ross Fubini

Employee



Zak Schwarzman

Employee



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