Canaan Partners

Canaan Partners is an early stage venture capital firm investing in technology and healthcare companies. Its focus areas include fintech, enterprise/cloud, marketplaces, frontier tech, biopharma, digital health and medtech. The Firm specializes in buyout investments in all stages of development, seed financings, start-ups, growth and early stage investments, Series A and B financings.

TypeInvestor
HQMenlo Park, US
Founded1987
Websitecanaan.com
Canaan Partners was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, US

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Key People/Management at Canaan Partners

Adina Tecklu

Adina Tecklu

Associate
Anil Singhal

Anil Singhal

Executive in Residence
Laura Chau

Laura Chau

Principal
Byron Ling

Byron Ling

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

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Canaan Partners News and Updates

[Funding alert] AI-based enterprise assistant startup Fireflies raises Rs 35 Cr led by Canaan Partners

The Hyderabad- and San Francisco-based startup plans to use the funds to grow its core engineering teams and enhance its ML and infrastructure teams.

Canaan Partners gives $20 million to its two youngest employees to invest in consumer startups

Canaan Partners, the venture capital firm that has backed companies like Skybox Imaging, Match.com and Lending Club, has a new investment strategy. Called Canaan Beta, it entails setting aside $20 million of its $800 million fund to its two youngest employees, and then empowering them to make their …

Canaan Partners leads Series A round for Hyalex Orthopaedics

Boston-based medical device startup Hyalex Orthopaedics, has raised $16 million in Series A financing. Canaan Partners led the round with participation from Osage University Partners and Johnson & Johnson Innovation – JJDC Inc.

Canaan Partners Online and Social Media Presence

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Canaan Partners Blogs

Three Emerging VC Investors Receive 2020 Rising Star Award

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) today presented Racquel Bracken (Venrock), Dan Kidle (Arboretum Ventures), and Susan Liu (Scale Venture Partners) with the 2020 Rising Star Award. The Rising Star Award recognizes the next generation of venture capital professionals wh…

Steve & Jean Case Presented with American Spirit Award

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) today presented Steve & Jean Case with the 2020 American Spirit Award. The American Spirit Award recognizes NVCA members who have shown philanthropic leadership by applying business skills, knowledge, expertise and resources to mak…

Beth Seidenberg Presented with Excellence in Healthcare Innovation Award

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) today presented Beth Seidenberg with the 2020 Excellence in Healthcare Innovation Award. The Excellence in Healthcare Innovation Award recognizes those who have demonstrated a clear commitment to the advancement of healthcare innovatio…

Terry McGuire Presented with the 2020 Outstanding Service Award

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) today presented Terry McGuire with the 2020 Outstanding Service Award. The Outstanding Service Award recognizes the exceptional service of an NVCA Director or NVCA member who has committed an extraordinary amount of time, resources and…

Sanders, Van Hollen Plan to Tax Phantom Stock Option Values Will Hurt Economic Opportunity and Damage Growth Companies in the U.S.

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) today sent a letter to Senators Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) expressing strong opposition to the CEO and Worker Pension Fairness Act, which would tax nonqualified stock options (NSOs) and restricted stock units (RS…

Fed Moves to Allow Banks to Invest in VC Funds

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) was thrilled today to see that the Federal Reserve proposed to modify the Volcker Rule to allow commercial banks to once again invest in venture capital funds as limited partners (LPs). The Volcker Rule’s prohibition on financial insti…
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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 Adina Tecklu, Anil Singhal and Laura Chau.

  • Where is Canaan Partners headquarters?

    Canaan Partners headquarters is located at 2765 Sand Hill Rd, Menlo Park.

  • Where are Canaan Partners offices?

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

  • How many offices does Canaan Partners have?

    Canaan Partners has 4 offices.