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Investments

86

Portfolio Exits

13

Funds

3

About Canvas Ventures

Canvas is a Menlo Park-based venture capital firm focused on making early-stage investments in software and services. Spun out from Morgenthaler Ventures in August 2013, Canvas was initially managed by Rebecca Lynn, Gary Little and Gary Morgenthaler. Paul Hsiao joined as general partner in May 2014. Previous to Canvas, these partners led early investments in companies such as Lending Club, Evernote, Siri, Houzz, MuleSoft, Elance-oDesk, and Doximity. Canvas has made four investments since raising its inaugural fund; these include CrowdFlower, FutureAdvisor, HealthLoop, and Totango. With its thesis-based approach to investing, Canvas continues to establish itself as the go-to VC firm for enterprise SaaS, financial services, digital health, marketplaces, big data, and machine learning.

Canvas Ventures Headquarter Location

3200 Alpine Road

Portola Valley, California, 94028,

United States

650-388-7600

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Latest Canvas Ventures News

Keyway Raises $25M in Series A Funding

Jun 27, 2022

FinSMEs Search for: Keyway , a New York-based provider of a technology platform that simplifies commercial real estate transactions, raised $25M in Series A funding. The round was led by Camber Creek with participation from Canvas Ventures, Crosscut, Montage Ventures, Thomvest and Parker89. The company intends to use the funds to invest in its technology and machine learning (ML) technology. Led by CEO Matias Recchia and COO and co-founder Sebastian Wilner, Keyway is a commercial real estate platform that makes it easy for small and medium businesses to quickly and predictably achieve their goals. Keyway handles sourcing, underwriting, closing and asset management with a full technology stack. The company, which has plans to facilitate at least $200M in transactions by the end of the year, with an initial focus on sale-leaseback and expansion solutions for medical, dental and veterinary practices, previously raised a $15M seed financing round led by Canvas Ventures and over $100M in debt financing. FinSMEs

Canvas Ventures Investments

86 Investments

Canvas Ventures has made 86 investments. Their latest investment was in Keyway as part of their Series A on June 6, 2022.

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Canvas Ventures Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

6/21/2022

Series A

Keyway

$25M

No

3

5/3/2022

Series C

Possible Finance

$20M

No

2

5/3/2022

Seed VC

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$10M

Yes

2

3/28/2022

Series B

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$99M

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10

3/10/2022

Series E

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$99M

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10

Date

6/21/2022

5/3/2022

5/3/2022

3/28/2022

3/10/2022

Round

Series A

Series C

Seed VC

Series B

Series E

Company

Keyway

Possible Finance

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Amount

$25M

$20M

$10M

$99M

$99M

New?

No

No

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

3

2

2

10

10

Canvas Ventures Portfolio Exits

13 Portfolio Exits

Canvas Ventures has 13 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was 11 Honore on June 01, 2022.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

6/1/2022

Acquired

$99M

2

11/19/2021

Acquired

$99M

3

10/20/2021

Acq - Fin

$99M

1

9/21/2021

Acq - Pending

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$99M

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10

12/3/2020

Reverse Merger

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$99M

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10

Date

6/1/2022

11/19/2021

10/20/2021

9/21/2021

12/3/2020

Exit

Acquired

Acquired

Acq - Fin

Acq - Pending

Reverse Merger

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

2

3

1

10

10

Canvas Ventures Fund History

3 Fund Histories

Canvas Ventures has 3 funds, including Canvas Ventures 3.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

3/30/2021

Canvas Ventures 3

$350M

3

9/26/2016

Canvas Ventures 2

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$99M

10

9/12/2013

Canvas Ventures 1

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$99M

10

Closing Date

3/30/2021

9/26/2016

9/12/2013

Fund

Canvas Ventures 3

Canvas Ventures 2

Canvas Ventures 1

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Amount

$350M

$99M

$99M

Sources

3

10

10

Canvas Ventures Team

6 Team Members

Canvas Ventures has 6 team members, including current Founder, General Partner, Paul Hsiao.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Paul Hsiao

Founder, General Partner

Current

Gary Little

Founder, General Partner

Current

Rebecca Lynn

Founder, General Partner

Current

Grace Isford

Managing Partner

Current

Mike Ghaffary

General Partner

Current

Name

Paul Hsiao

Gary Little

Rebecca Lynn

Grace Isford

Mike Ghaffary

Work History

Title

Founder, General Partner

Founder, General Partner

Founder, General Partner

Managing Partner

General Partner

Status

Current

Current

Current

Current

Current

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