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.
A dynamic portfolio
Across healthcare and technology, we partner with companies that improve lives.
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.
A hand in every stage
From the first handshake to the final round, we do what it takes to bring your vision to life.
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.
Remembering Eric Young
Our Founder, colleague, mentor and dear friend. We will honor his legacy by remembering the values he stood for and working diligently to make Canaan better every day.
Kindness. Generosity. Integrity.
1956 - 2021
Who we are
Canaan is an early-stage venture capital firm that invests in visionaries with transformative ideas.