March 17, 2017

MuleSoft Celebration in Photos

A hearty congratulations to the MuleSoft Team! Gary Little, who has served on the board of MuleSoft since its inception in 2006 when he led Morgenthaler Ventures' investment in MuleSoft's Series A, was there today to cheer them on. Gary is also a General Partner at Canvas Ventures.

* Canvas Ventures is not an investor in MuleSoft


Canvas Raises Second Fund –
Closed at $300M


We closed our second fund called "Canvas Ventures 2" in June 2016 and announced it to the world a few months later. You can read all the press coverage here.

Our new $300M fund will focus on early-stage technology companies. Our partners primarily invest in Series A & B startups, but have occasionally funded companies a little earlier or later in the venture-financing lifecycle.

Here's more on our investment criteria:

  • Investment size: $5-20M per company over the life of the company. Initial check size ranges from a few hundred thousand to $10M.
  • Geography: US, with concentration on Silicon Valley.
  • Vertical focus: artificial intelligence, fintech, marketplaces, digital health, "new enterprise", and "new themes."

It's an extremely exciting time to be partnering with visionary entrepreneurs as VCs.

To our limited partners, thank you for supporting us!


Canvas Portfolio Company News

CrowdFlower Named in the "Artificial Intelligence 100" List from CB Insights
Webwire

Eden On-demand Office Management Service Launches in Oakland
TechCrunch

Everwise Gets Sequoia's Backing; Here Comes 'Social Learning'
Forbes

Fluxx Raises $16M for Grantmaking Software for Foundations
WSJ

Account-Based Marketing Company Raises Series A
Vator News
 

BlackRock's FutureAdvisor CTO Tells Company Origin Story
Business Insider

Dispelling Major Myths about Patient Engagement
Physicians Practice
 

Hustle is the Grassroots Mass-Texting Tool We Need
TechCrunch
 

Totango Launches Customer Success Bot for Teams
Venturebeat

Transfix Raises $22M Series B Led by NEA
WSJ
 

Female Founders Who Crushed It in 2016 (including Vida Founder)
TechCrunch

Viewics Secures Capital from Roche to Bring Advanced Analytics to Healthcare
Press Release

Zola Lands $25M Series C Led by Lightspeed
TechCrunch
 



We Love Face Time

Nothing beats face-to-face gatherings with our startup community. You'll find our partners speaking at various conferences, but our favorite way to hang out with entrepreneurs is through our own "home-grown" events like the ones we organize annually below.


Our Partners in the News


Rebecca Lynn Featured on Venture Capital Podcast
20 Minute VC


Paul Hsiao Applauds Development of "New Collar" Workers and Calls for Computer Science as Second Language
CNBC "Power Lunch" TV Show


Gary Little Demystifies 3 Tech Buzzwords for CEOs
Forbes


Ben Narasin Offers Marketing Tips to Startups
Forbes


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