The RealReal

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Experience

A fine
balance

The passion you want at your side, plus the experience you want at the table.

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Team

Greater perspectives create greater outcomes.

Balance, diversity and passion are at the core of who we are. Meet the hardworking people who defy convention, shatter glass ceilings, and take companies to the top—all with a unique style and a healthy dose of humor.

Companies

A dynamic
portfolio

Across healthcare and technology, we partner with companies that improve lives.

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Companeis

The future looks bright.

Say hello to our extended family. An impressive roster of agile and imaginative companies that are building the future of healthcare and technology, one big idea at a time. Our portfolio of entrepreneurial muscle includes 59 IPOs and 134 M&As. And counting.

Approach

A hand
in every stage

From the first handshake to the final round, we do what it takes to bring your vision to life.

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About

This is Canaan.

Canaan is an early-stage venture capital firm that invests in visionaries with transformative ideas. While we love speedy success, we’re acutely aware that greatness comes in many forms and at different times. That’s why we’re not afraid to break the mold to bring something spectacular to life.

The RealReal

>The RealReal

Congrats to The RealReal on their IPO. Bell ringing has never looked so stylish.

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Experience

A fine
balance

>Berkshire Grey

The passion you want at your side, plus the experience you want at the table.

Meet Our Team

Companies

A dynamic
portfolio

>IDEAYA Biosciences

Across healthcare and technology, we partner with companies that improve lives.

See Our Companies

Approach

A hand
in every stage

>Turo

From the first handshake to the final round, we do what it takes to bring your vision to life.

Learn About Our Approach
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