Joydeep Bhattacharyya

General Partner / West Coast

Since 2016

Joydeep leads investments in enterprise and cloud platforms with a focus on security and automation. His experience is rooted in the founding days of Microsoft Office 365 and Microsoft Skype for Business, where he ran cross-functional teams including R&D, IT Operations and Customer Support. Immediately prior to joining Canaan, Joydeep led enterprise investments at Shasta Ventures. Joydeep received an M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management, where he was a CRTI fellow, and a B.E. degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Jadavpur University.

Joydeep in 5

Travel: Explored the Ancient Silk Road

Sports: Indian Cricket Team fan

Talent: Known to have played the Sitar

Family: Continually amazed by my 2 year old's "unsupervised learning" ability!

Giving: Helped start a rural welfare business in India



CRN: Snyk Among Hottest Cybersecurity Companies in 2024

Snyk Acquires Helios to Bolster its AppSec Platform

SaaSQ: Lessons in Fundraising, Budgeting, and Scaling in Uncertain Times

Forbes: ContentSquare, Snyk Named to Forbes' Cloud 100

TechCrunch: Savvy, a platform to secure SaaS apps, launches out of stealth with $30M

Tackling the “human” attack surface head on with SAVVY

CRN: Snyk To Acquire Enso Security For Improved AppSec Visibility

Snyk Named to CNBC 2023 Disruptor 50 List

A Big Day for Axis Security

CSO: Axis Security Acquisition Gives HPE The Edge In SASE Battle

WorkMotion: International hires for Europe at the click of a button

VentureBeat: raises $29M to better support revenue operations

Building the future of search with Jina

TechCrunch: Jina AI raises $30M for its neutral source platform

Bloomberg: Cybersecurity firm Dragos nears $2B value after funding

TechCrunch: Industrial cybersecurity startup Dragos raises $200M, valuation soars to $1.7B

Making community a strategic differentiator with Countable

TechCrunch: Countable brings in $12M for virtual brand communities

Simplifying internal app development and our investment in Appsmith

TechCrunch: Appsmith raises $8M to take on the internal corporate app market with open source code

Joydeep Bhattacharyya: Creating a cross-border B2B marketplace with Bzaar

TechCrunch: Bzaar bags $4M to enable US retailers to source home and lifestyle products from India

TechCrunch: Snyk snags another $530M as valuation rises to $8.5B

Reuters: Cyber security software startup Snyk raises $300M, valued at $8.5B

VentureBeat: Open source security scanning platform Snyk raises $300M

WSJ: SoftBank leads $500M investment in Contentsquare

VentureBeat: Contentsquare raises $500M to measure the impact of digital experiences

CNN: Cybersecurity expert on why ransomware attacks are becoming more common

CBS: Cyberattack shuts down major U.S. fuel pipeline network, featuring Dragos CEO

VentureBeat: Saas provider nabs $6M to support revenue operations

Bloomberg: Cybersecurity firm Snyk reaches $4.7B valuation in round

VentureBeat: PerimeterX raises $57M to fight bots and web app attacks

Forbes: Meet the founder who is safeguarding the industrial enterprise from hackers

Joydeep Bhattacharyya: How enterprise software became the unlikely hero in 2020 -- and what to expect in 2021

Forbes: In Forbes Cybersecurity Awards, Dragos named "Outstanding Firm"

TechCrunch: Launch startup Astra's rocket reaches space for the first time

Joydeep Bhattacharyya: Our continued investment in Dragos and ICS/OT Security

WSJ Pro VC: Cybersecurity firm Dragos raises $110M as industrial facilities face new threats

Washington Post: Securing the electric grid should be priority for Biden's first 100 days, expert says

TechCrunch: Dragos raises $110M Series C as demand to secure industrial systems soars

TechCrunch: Sales readiness platform MindTickle raises $100M led by SoftBank Vision Fund 2

TechCrunch: MachEye raises $4.6M for its business intelligence platform

Joydeep Bhattacharyya: Adding a play button for BI with MachEye

Washington Post: U.S. sanctions Russian lab that built what experts say is potentially the world’s deadliest hacking tool

TechCrunch: Axis Security raises $32M to help companies stay secure while working from home

Joydeep Bhattacharyya: Announcing our Series B investment in Axis Security

TechCrunch: Snyk bags another $200M at a $2.6B valuation 9 months after its latest raise

Business Insider: BoostUp raises $6.3M to help businesses use AI to predict revenue and customer behavior

Joydeep Bhattacharyya: BoostUp - autonomous navigation for revenue

Forbes: Malicious Chinese SDK In 1,200 iOS apps with billions of installs causing ‘major privacy concerns to hundreds of millions of consumers’

Joydeep Bhattacharyya: B2B SaaS marketing in the post-COVID era

From the SaaSQ Archives: A conversation with Eric Yuan, Founder and CEO of Zoom

TechCrunch: Alkymi launches with $5M seed to automate email data extraction

Joydeep Bhattacharyya: Announcing our Seed Investment in Alkymi

WSJ: Snyk’s skyrocketing valuation reflects growing interest in late-stage enterprise businesses

Joydeep Bhattacharyya: The nontechnical components necessary to building a tech startup

Wired: New clues show how Russia’s grid hackers aimed for physical destruction

Joydeep Bhattacharyya: The next phase of growth for MindTickle

VentureBeat: MindTickle raises $40M after banner year in sales enablement

TechCrunch: Why ICS security startup Dragos' CEO puts a premium on people not profits

Joydeep Bhattacharyya promoted to General Partner

SaaS portfolio momentum

TechCrunch: PerimeterX secures $43M to protect web apps from bot attacks

Forbes: Dragos named a top IoT startup to watch in 2019

CBS This Morning: Dragos CEO Rob Lee on the danger of leaning too much on AI for cybersecurity

Fortune: Exclusive - Dragos raises $37M to secure industrial systems

Joydeep Bhattacharyya: Our investment in Dragos

TechCrunch: Snyk aims to help developers secure use of open source code

WSJ: Civic-based tech sees a surge

Fortune: PerimeterX – Fake news fighter raises $23 million to battle bots

SaaSQ: Building a $4B company in Silicon Valley as an outsider

You Can’t Manage What You Can’t Measure


SaaSQ: How to build a billion-dollar company that delivers happiness

Joydeep Bhattacharyya: Five things every immigrant entrepreneur should do

Martech’s next frontier: the B2C marketing cloud

Joydeep in 5

Travel: Explored the Ancient Silk Road

Sports: Indian Cricket Team fan

Talent: Known to have played the Sitar

Family: Continually amazed by my 2 year old's "unsupervised learning" ability!

Giving: Helped start a rural welfare business in India