Our Approach to Venture Capital
Welcome to Canvas! Named a top “VC Firm to Watch” on the Forbes 2015 Midas List, we are a Silicon Valley-based venture-capital firm focused on making early-stage investments in technology companies.
Before joining forces at Canvas, our investing partners—Gary Little, Rebecca Lynn, Paul Hsiao and Mike Ghaffary—previously led investments in such notable technology companies as Lending Club, MuleSoft, Houzz, Check, Doximity, Upwork (aka Elance-oDesk), and Evernote.
With our thesis-based approach to investing, Canvas is already establishing itself as the go-to VC for fintech, digital health, marketplaces, “new enterprise,” and more. Canvas portfolio companies include 11 Honoré, Airvet, Casetext, Eden, eporta, Everwise, Figure Eight, Flowspace, Fluxx, Flyhomes, Folloze, FOSSA, Functionize, FutureAdvisor, Gabi, HealthLoop, Hustle, Kidbox, Kinetica, Luminar Technologies, MasonHub, Owl Car Cam, Platform9, Possible Finance, Roofstock, Shoreline Software, Skyflow, Thrive Global, Totango, Transfix, Vida Health, Viewics, Vise, and Zola.