Technology

Rich Boyle

General Partner / West Coast

Since 2016

Rich is a longtime operations executive turned venture capitalist who invests in real estate tech, artificial intelligence, robotics and marketplaces. Rich was the President, Chairman and CEO of LoopNet, the leading online marketplace for the Commercial Real Estate industry. He led LoopNet through a successful IPO in 2006 and an eventual $900 million sale to CoStar Group. Earlier, Rich was SVP of Products & Technology at Risk Management Solutions and, immediately prior to joining Canaan, an Operating Partner with Khosla Ventures. He holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.

Rich in 5

Origins: Grew up in rural Nebraska - farm country

Sport: Basketball - would rather play, but if watching it’s the Warriors

Dream Job: NBA sharpshooter

Interests: Active & outdoors: basketball, snowboarding, motorcycling, hiking

Accomplishments: Serial entrepreneur at great startups

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The Information: Silicon Valley braces for belt tightening

Washington Post: Private weather company ClimaCell to spin off nonprofit to tackle weather forecasting, early warnings in Africa

Forbes: ClimaCell named to AI 50 - America’s most promising artificial intelligence companies

The Financial Times: SoftBank strikes deal with Berkshire Grey warehouse robotics

The Washington Post: Meet the ClimaCell weather app. Alerting you when it’s about to rain, down to the minute, all around the world.

Fortune: How ClimaCell could revolutionize weather forecasting

Bloomberg: SoftBank backs ClimaCell, startup pioneering hyper-accurate weather reports

TechCrunch: ClimaCell bets on IoT for better weather forecasts

Bloomberg: Facebook acquires GrokStyle, visual shopping startup, to bolster AI work

Rich Boyle: Berkshire Grey - a rarity in robotics

Businessweek: These robots help Amazon’s competitors narrow the delivery gap

Axios: ClimaCell raises $45 million for short-term weather forecasting data

Rich Boyle: Enjoying an AI summer

Fortune Term Sheet: Rich Boyle – 5 Qs with a dealmaker

TechCrunch: Apartment List raises $50 million for home rentals

Boston Globe: Startup promises a weather report just for your block

Entrepreneur: Why this ruthlessly prioritizing entrepreneur says you should write down one goal each day

Michael Beckerman: On the startup road: Canaan Partners

TechCrunch: Grokstyle is putting computer to vision to work at home with $2m in funding

TechCrunch: Apartment List raises $30 million to find you a home

Mynd secures $5.5 million in funding

Crowdfund Insider: At the intersection of fintech: Canaan Partners

Spotlight: Q&A with Rich Boyle

Rich in 5

Origins: Grew up in rural Nebraska - farm country

Sport: Basketball - would rather play, but if watching it’s the Warriors

Dream Job: NBA sharpshooter

Interests: Active & outdoors: basketball, snowboarding, motorcycling, hiking

Accomplishments: Serial entrepreneur at great startups