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Canaan Partners invests in entrepreneurs and works alongside them to turn visionary ideas into valuable companies.


Since 1987, the firm has catalyzed the growth of disruptive technology startups and healthcare companies revolutionizing the practice of medicine. With $3.4 billion under management and more than 91 acquisitions and 54 IPOs to date, Canaan has funded healthcare companies such as Advanced BioHealing (acquired by Shire); Advance PCS (acquired by Caremark), BiPar Sciences (acquired by Sanofi); Calixa Therapeutics (acquired by Cubist); Cerexa Pharmaceuticals (acquired by Forest Labs); Durata Therapeutics (NASDAQ: DRTX); Elevation Pharmaceuticals (acquired by Sunovion) and Peninsula Pharmaceuticals (acquired by Johnson & Johnson).The Canaan healthcare portfolio includes emerging leaders such as Liquidia Technologies, Civitas Therapeutics and DICOM Grid.


Canaan maintains a presence in the global innovation hubs of New York, Silicon Valley, India and Israel. For more information visit www.canaan.com or www.facebook.com/canaanpartners.