Canaan Partners (also known as Canaan Management) is an early-stage venture capital firm investing in technology and healthcare companies. Its focus areas include consumer tech, enterprise, fintech, frontier tech, and life sciences.
TypeInvestor
HQSan Francisco, CA, US
Founded1987
Websitecanaan.com
Cybersecurity ratingBMore
Canaan Partners was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA, US
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Key People/Management at Canaan Partners

Eric Young

Eric Young

Partner and Co-Founder
John Pacifico

John Pacifico

General Partner, COO + CFO
Laura Chau

Laura Chau

Partner
Byron Ling

Byron Ling

Partner
Brent Ahrens

Brent Ahrens

General Partner
Maha Ibrahim

Maha Ibrahim

General Partner
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Canaan Partners Office Locations

Canaan Partners has offices in San Francisco, Menlo Park, New York and Westport
San Francisco, CA, US (HQ)
27 S Park St #201
Menlo Park, CA, US
2765 Sand Hill Rd
New York, NY, US
821 Broadway, 3rd Floor, (Public Entrance at 51 East 12th)
Westport, CT, US
285 Riverside Ave #250
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Canaan Partners Investment Portfolio

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Canaan Partners News and Updates

Nasdaq-Listed ASIC Maker Canaan Partners With Multiple Mining Firms in Kazakhstan

Canaan, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of Bitcoin mining equipment, announced strategic collaboration agreements with several mining companies in Kazakhstan as part of its expansion plans in the region.

Sales readiness platform MindTickle raises $100 million led by SoftBank Vision Fund 2

MindTickle, a startup that is helping hundreds of small and large firms improve their sales through its eponymous sales readiness platform, said on Monday it has raised $100 million in a new financing round.

Bumped Raises $10.4M For Program That Gives Equity As Shopping Rewards

Bumped, a technology company that aims to reward consumers with equity in brands they frequently shop with, officially launched with 50,000 users after raising follow-on funding of $10.4 million for its Series A round, as well as closing on $5 million in debt financing.

Bloomington med-tech firm raises $70 million for back pain therapy

Bloomington-based Relievant Medsystems received a fresh $70 million injection of cash, courtesy of 10 equity investors in Minnesota, California and elsewhere that are determined to commercialize a new back pain treatment, company officials have announced

Laser Sensor Startup Aeva May See $2 Billion Valuation From NYSE Listing

The stock listing frenzy in 2020 by high-tech transportation companies via SPAC mergers isn’t yet finished as Silicon Valley startup Aeva, a maker of sensors for self-driving vehicles that blend capabilities of laser lidar, cameras and radar, is heading for the New York Stock Exchange in a deal that…

Lidar startup Aeva to go public via $2.1 billion SPAC merger

Aeva, a Mountain View, California-based lidar company started by two former Apple engineers and backed by Porsche SE, is merging with special purpose acquisition company InterPrivate Acquisition Corp., with a post-deal market valuation of $2.1 billion.
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Canaan Partners Online and Social Media Presence

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Canaan Partners Company Culture

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Canaan Partners Blogs

NVCA and Aumni Announce New Enhanced Investors’ Rights Agreement and Enhanced Model Term Sheet v3.0

Analyzing more than 200,000 venture transactions, Aumni gives investors and entrepreneurs free access to the latest market insights and vital deal term benchmarking. Washington, DC – The National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) today released a new Enhanced Investors’ Rights Agreement and a new E…

NVCA Taps New Research Director and Promotes Charlotte Savercool to Vice President of Government Affairs

Washington, DC – NVCA named seasoned data analyst, Shiloh Tillerman-Dick as the association’s new Research Director. “Shiloh brings years of extensive, hands-on research experience to the team,” said NVCA President and CEO Bobby Franklin. “His expertise will enhance how we develop qualitative and qu…

NVCA Presents the 2022 Venture Capital Awards in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO – Today, the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) presented its annual industry leadership awards recognizing individuals, firms, and organizations across the venture capital community. “On behalf of NVCA and our board of directors, I want to congratulate the 2022 award winners …

NVCA Appoints Threshold’s Emily Melton as New Board Chair

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) announced that Emily Melton, Managing Partner at Threshold Ventures, will serve as the 2022-2023 Chair of the NVCA Board of Directors. “This is a critical moment for the United States as we continue building back after two pande…

New Legislation Will Accelerate American Innovation and Competitiveness

WASHINGTON, DC –  The National Venture Capital Association (NVCA), TechNet, and the Center for American Entrepreneurship (CAE) are excited to see the introduction of several tax policy measures that will increase investment in frontier technologies and new tools to better prepare the country for fut…

New JOBS Act 4.0 Boosts the Next Generation of High Growth American Companies

WASHINGTON, DC – NVCA strongly supports provisions in the newly announced  JOBS Act 4.0 package that facilitate capital formation and make the public markets more attractive for innovative young companies. “Innovative corporate challengers are the lifeblood of the American economy,” said NVCA Presid…
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Canaan Partners Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Canaan Partners founded?

    Canaan Partners was founded in 1987.

  • Who are Canaan Partners key executives?

    Canaan Partners's key executives are Eric Young, John Pacifico and Laura Chau.

  • Where is Canaan Partners headquarters?

    Canaan Partners headquarters is located at 27 S Park St #201, San Francisco.

  • Where are Canaan Partners offices?

    Canaan Partners has offices in San Francisco, Menlo Park, New York and Westport.

  • How many offices does Canaan Partners have?

    Canaan Partners has 4 offices.