3200 Alpine Road94028 Portola Valley , California
Phone: +1 (650) 388-7600
Fax: +1 (650) 388-7601
Early-stage venture capital firm focused on investments in technology companies.
Canvas Ventures is an early-stage venture firm based in Portola Valley, CA. As thesis investors, the partnership specializes in marketplaces, new enterprise, and fintech. Previous to Canvas, our general partners led investments in top-performing IPOs: MuleSoft (2017) and Lending Club (2014). Canvas raised $175 million for its inaugural fund in 2013 and $300 million for its second fund in 2016. In addition to General Partners Mike Ghaffary, Paul Hsiao, Gary Little and Rebecca Lynn, the Canvas investment team includes Executive in Residence Jun-Sheng Li. The firm is proud to have been named #1 in the 2018 "Diversity Index" by The Information. Canvas is known for its investments in marketplace companies such as Transfix and Zola; new enterprise investments like Kinetica, Figure Eight, and Platform9; and fintech companies such as Future Advisor, Gabi and Roofstock.