Canaan Partners
San Francisco, California
Founded in 1987, Canaan Partners has a team of investment professionals with extensive technology, infrastructure, communications and life sciences experience. Canaan currently manages investment capital across ten funds, and has invested in more than 250 companies. The firm maintains East Coast offices in Westport, CT, as well as offices in Israel and India. Canaan's investment capabilities range from $1.0 million to $20 million, and it is willing to invest in any stage of development from early through expansion stage. In the technology sector, the firm's focus is investments in digital media, communications and mobility, enterprise, and clean tech. In the healthcare sector, the firm looks for investments in biopharmaceuticals, medical devices and diagnostics. In January 2012, Canaan announced the closing of its $600 million Canaan IX fund. In October of 2014, the firm raised $675 million in commitments for Canaan X. Canaan Partners' tenth fund brings the total capital under management to over $4.2 billion.
Founded:1987
Firm Location:San Francisco, California • Menlo Park, California
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Canaan Partners Team
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Photo of Richard Boyle, General Partner at Canaan Partners
Richard Boyle
Canaan Partners·General Partner
Sweet spot: $5.0M
Range: $250K - $20.0M
Investors in United States, Investors in SF Bay Area (CA), Investors in New York (NY), Investors in Boston (MA)
Investors in AI, Investors in Analytics, Investors in Enterprise, Investors in Marketplaces, Investors in Real estate/proptech, Investors in Robotics, Investors in San Francisco Bay Area (Other Lists)
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Photo of Dan Ciporin, General Partner at Canaan Partners
Dan Ciporin
Canaan Partners·General Partner
Sweet spot: $7.0M
Range: $250K - $2.0M
Investors in New York (NY)
Investors in AI, Investors in Consumer products, Investors in E-commerce, Investors in Fintech, Investors in Marketplaces, Investors in Payments, Investors in SaaS
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Photo of Michael Gilroy, Principal at Canaan Partners
Michael Gilroy
Canaan Partners·Principal
Sweet spot: $7.0M
Range: $500K - $25.0M
Investors in United States
Investors in AI, Investors in Consumer products, Investors in E-commerce, Investors in Enterprise, Investors in Fintech, Investors in Hardware, Investors in Insurance, Investors in SaaS, Investors in Sales and CRM, Investors in San Francisco Bay Area (Other Lists), Investors in Social mobile
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Photo of Hootan Rashidifard, Associate at Canaan Partners
Hootan Rashidifard
Canaan Partners·Associate
Sweet spot: $200K
Range: $200K - $500K
Investors in SF Bay Area (CA)
Investors in Consumer products
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Photo of Hrach Simonian, General Partner at Canaan Partners
Hrach Simonian
Canaan Partners·General Partner
Sweet spot: $10.0M
Range: $500K - $20.0M
Investors in New York (NY), Investors in Los Angeles (CA), Investors in San Francisco (CA), Investors in Menlo Park (CA)
Investors in AI, Investors in AI, Investors in Cars / autonomous vehicles, Investors in Cars / autonomous vehicles, Investors in Consumer products, Investors in Consumer products, Investors in E-commerce, Investors in E-commerce, Investors in Games, Investors in Games, Investors in Marketplaces, Investors in Marketplaces, Investors in Payments, Investors in Payments, Investors in Real estate/proptech, Investors in Real estate/proptech, Investors in Robotics, Investors in Robotics, Investors in San Francisco Bay Area (Other Lists), Investors in Space, Investors in Space
Photo of Adina Tecklu, Analyst at Canaan Partners
Photo of Adina Tecklu, Analyst at Canaan Partners
Adina Tecklu
Sweet spot: $200K
Range: $200K - $500K
Investors in SF Bay Area (CA)
Investors in AI, Investors in AR/VR, Investors in Consumer products
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Photo of Ross Fubini, Partner at Canaan Partners
Ross Fubini
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Range: $1M - $20.0M
Investors in San Francisco (CA)
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Photo of Brent Ahrens, General Partner at Canaan Partners
Brent Ahrens
Canaan Partners·General Partner
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Photo of John Balen, General Partner at Canaan Partners
John Balen
Canaan Partners·General Partner
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Photo of Joydeep Bhattacharyya, Partner at Canaan Partners
Joydeep Bhattacharyya
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Photo of Stephen Bloch, General Partner at Canaan Partners
Stephen Bloch
Canaan Partners·General Partner
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Photo of Laura Chau, Associate at Canaan Partners
Laura Chau
Canaan Partners·Associate
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Photo of Colleen Cuffaro, Associate at Canaan Partners
Colleen Cuffaro
Canaan Partners·Associate
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Photo of Brendan Dickinson, Principal at Canaan Partners
Brendan Dickinson
Canaan Partners·Principal
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Photo of Peter Farina, Canaan Partners
Peter Farina
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Photo of Rayfe Gaspar-Asaoka, Analyst at Canaan Partners
Rayfe Gaspar-Asaoka
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Photo of Julie Grant, Partner at Canaan Partners
Julie Grant
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Photo of Wende Hutton, General Partner at Canaan Partners
Wende Hutton
Canaan Partners·General Partner
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Photo of Maha Ibrahim, General Partner at Canaan Partners
Maha Ibrahim
Canaan Partners·General Partner
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Investors in Hillsborough (CA)
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Photo of Deepak Kamra, General Partner at Canaan Partners
Deepak Kamra
Canaan Partners·General Partner
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Photo of Nina Kjellson, General Partner at Canaan Partners
Nina Kjellson
Canaan Partners·General Partner
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Photo of Warren Lee, General Partner at Canaan Partners
Warren Lee
Canaan Partners·General Partner
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Photo of Tim Shannon, General Partner at Canaan Partners
Tim Shannon
Canaan Partners·General Partner
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Photo of Izhar Shay, General Partner at Canaan Partners
Izhar Shay
Canaan Partners·General Partner
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Investors in Israel
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Photo of Eric Young, Partner at Canaan Partners
Eric Young
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