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Canvas Ventures

Canvas Ventures is a venture capital firm focused on making early-stage investments in technology companies.

Company Overview

Canvas is a Portola Valley-based venture capital firm focused on making early-stage investments in software and services.

History

Canvas was founded in the summer of 2013 by Gary Little and Rebecca Lynn after raising its inaugural, $175M fund. In September of 2016, Canvas raised its second fund of $300M.

Investments

The venture capital firm is focused on making early-stage investments in technology companies. Canvas Ventures has made 38 investments. One of their investments was on Mar 5, 2019, when they invested $16M in Functionize. The firm has raised a total of $475M across 2 funds, their latest being Canvas Ventures 2, L.P. This fund was announced on Sep 26, 2016, and raised a total of $300M. Canvas Ventures has $35.1M in revenue annually and competes with Garage Technology Ventures, Earlybird Venture Capital, and Azure Capital Partners.

Canvas Venture Fund, L.P. specializes in early-stage, Series A, and Series B investments. It does not invest in private equity, biotechnology and life sciences. The fund seeks to invest in the technology sector with a focus on internet, semiconductors, software and services, digital health/ healthcare information technology, marketplaces, enterprise SaaS, fintech, big data, and new enterprise. It prefers to invest in companies based in the United States with a concentration on Silicon Valley. The fund typically invests between $5 million and $15 million in each portfolio company.

Timeline

March 5, 2019
Functionize.

$16M

September 26, 2016
Canvas Ventures 2, L.P.

$300M.

August 2013
Canvas closed an inaugural fund of $175M.
2013
Canvas Ventures was founded.

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