Harrison Lieberfarb

Harrison Lieberfarb

Investor
Some of my favorite moments in this job are working with founders who take complex problems and explain them in compelling and relatable ways.

Prior to Canvas, Harrison worked at SoftBank where he supported the firm’s investments in SoFi and WeWork. He also helped launch SoftBank’s Latin America Fund and supported investments in Kavak, QuintoAndar, and Clip. Prior to SoftBank, Harrison signed over a dozen marketplace and content licensing partnerships as a member of the Business Development team at Yelp. He began his career in investment banking at Evercore. 

Harrison joined Canvas in 2020 because of its collaborative and entrepreneurial culture and focus on mission-driven, category-defining entrepreneurs. He lives in San Francisco with his fiancée and vizsla, Mars.

Harrison holds a BA in Science, Technology, and Society from the University of Pennsylvania.

Biography

Harrison focuses on consumer and B2B marketplaces, fintech infrastructure, and software. Harrison’s interest in technology started early; his first job was at an Apple store in his hometown of Delray Beach, Florida. He loved working directly with customers and understanding how technology transformed their everyday lives.

Prior to Canvas, Harrison worked at SoftBank where he supported the firm’s investments in SoFi and WeWork. He also helped launch SoftBank’s Latin America Fund and supported investments in Kavak, QuintoAndar, and Clip. Prior to SoftBank, Harrison signed over a dozen marketplace and content licensing partnerships as a member of the Business Development team at Yelp. He began his career in investment banking at Evercore. 

Harrison joined Canvas in 2020 because of its collaborative and entrepreneurial culture and focus on mission-driven, category-defining entrepreneurs. He lives in San Francisco with his fiancée and vizsla, Mars.

Harrison holds a BA in Science, Technology, and Society from the University of Pennsylvania.

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Favorite book

Q: The Autobiography of Quincy Jones. Quincy Jones’ musical career has spanned 70+ years. Reading his story is a crash-course in the history of music in the United States.

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Fun fact

Harrison took up saxophone at age 11 and continues to play. His favorite thing to do when visiting a new country is to check out the jazz scene.

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