Rebecca Lynn, Managing Director

Rebecca is a Managing Director of the Canvas Venture Fund, where she focuses on early-stage investments in mobile, financial services, digital health, SaaS, and consumer. She led Canvas’s investment in HealthLoop and currently sits on the board of directors. Rebecca was named a “Midas List Hot Prospect” by Forbes in 2013. She was also named  “Top Women VC” by Forbes in 2013 and 2014.

In 2007, Rebecca joined Morgenthaler Ventures and currently serves as a Partner at that firm as well. She led investments in Lending Club, Practice Fusion, Check (previously Pageonce), Doximity and Convo. Rebecca is a board member of Lending Club, Check,  Convo, Doximity, Socrata and a board observer of Adara Media.

Rebecca began her career at Procter and Gamble’s corporate headquarters where she launched new products internationally. She spent time in both Cincinnati and Mexico City developing new products and launching a new category in Latin America. She then joined NextCard as employee number 30, and rose up the ranks to become VP of Marketing and head of customer acquisition. During her four years at NextCard, Rebecca led product development efforts and managed one of the top-five largest online marketing efforts of that time. NextCard was the first online credit card company, and it went public in 2000 with a $1.3B market cap. After NextCard, she ran her own consulting business focused on online marketing for financial services and affiliate marketing.

Rebecca is a member of the California Bar Association and a member of the US Patent Bar, with a focus on intellectual property litigation and corporate law. She was published in the Berkeley Law and Technology Journal. Rebecca is also an inventor on several issued patents.

In the News

3/26/2014 | Forbes
Top Women in Venture Capital

3/20/2014 | The Information
A Doctor-Entrepreneur Takes on Digital Healthcare

12/9/2013 | VentureWire
HealthLoop Raises $10M Series A for Doctor-Patient Communication

12/9/2013 | TechCrunch
HealthLoop Lands $10M To Help Doctors Better Track And Engage Patients Between Visits

12/9/2013 | The Health Care Blog
HealthLoop: A Health 2.0 Story

12/9/2013 | VentureBeat
Closing the loop: New startup HealthLoop brings in $10M to help doctors track patients

12/9/2013 | VatorNews
Top female VCs talk about the future of venture capital

10/28/2013 | PC Magazine
Check and Evernote named to PC Magazine’s top 100 Android Apps

9/30/2013 | VentureBeat
DC to VC’s batch of health startups

9/16/2013 | VentureWire
Convo Backed by Morgenthaler for a New Take on Business Collaboration

9/12/2013 | Inc. Magazine
‘Can’t Boil the Entire Ocean’: VC Talks Strategy With New $175M Fund

9/4/2013 | TechCrunch
Now At 10M Users, Check Lands $24M From Menlo To Become Your Go-To Mobile Money Manager

8/26/2013 | Bloomberg
EBay-Style Peer Loans Spur Wall Street Asset Craze

6/26/2013 | TechCrunch
Socrata Raises $18M For Platform To Open Government Data

5/20/2013 | VentureBeat
Doximity Now Offers Online Education for Practicing Physicians (Exclusive)

5/8/2013 | Forbes
Rebecca Lynn Named to Forbes’ Top Women VC List

5/7/2013 | Forbes
Rebecca Lynn Named to Forbes Midas Hot Prospects List

5/2/2013 | Forbes
Google Buys Stake In Lending Club, Valuing Peer-To-Peer Lender At $1.6 Billion

2/6/2013 | Leanding Club
Lending Club Named to Forbes’ “America’s Most Promising Companies” List for Second Consecutive Year

1/23/2013 | TechCrunch
Pageonce Now Processes $1M In Mobile Bill Payments Each Day And Expects Payment Volume Run-Rate To Hit $1B By Mid-2013

12/13/2012 | TechCrunch
Larry Summers Joins Lending Club Board

4/6/2012 | Silicon Valley Business Journal
Rebecca Lynn named a “Woman of Influence” by SJ Biz Journal


Mobile, financial services, healthcare IT, SaaS, and consumer


University of California at Berkeley (JD/MBA), University of Missouri (BS Chemical Engineering), Procter & Gamble  

Active Investments:

  • Check
  • Convo
  • Doximity
  • HealthLoop
  • LendingClub
  • Socrata

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