AI for Drug Discovery, Biomarker Development and Advanced R&D Landscape Overview 2020

Canaan Partners

Canaan Partners

United States of America
Menlo Park

Canaan is an early-stage venture capital firm that invests in visionaries with transformative ideas.

 

Founded
1987
Status
Private company

Canaan Partners' Portfolio

Antiva Biosciences is a biopharmaceutical company developing therapeutics for the treatment of diseases caused by HPV infection.

Arrakis Therapeutics is a biopharmaceutical company pioneering the discovery of a new class of medicines. Our goal is to interrogate …

Chimerix is a Biotechnology company developing therapeutics for antiviral diseases.

DexCom, Inc. is a leader in continuous glucose sensing technologies, and focuses 100% on these technologies. Founded in 1999, DexCom’s …

EndoGastric Solutions, Inc. (www.endogastricsolutions.com), is a medical device company developing and commercializing innovative, evidence-based, incisionless surgical technology for the treatment …

IDEAYA is an oncology-focused biotechnology company committed to the discovery of breakthrough synthetic lethality medicines for genetically defined patient populations …

Pact Pharma is a developer of personalized adoptive T cell therapies designed for the eradication of solid tumors.

Spyryx Biosciences was formed in 2013 by our scientific founder, Dr. Robert Tarran, based on his discovery of a previously …

Zolo Technologies designs, manufactures and markets laser-based multiplexed systems for power, aerospace, photonics, and industrial markets.

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8VC

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A biotech venture capital firm.

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Alta Partners is a venture capital firm investing in the healthcare and life sciences sector.

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AMV is a venture capital firm investing in early-stage digital health, tech, and life sciences companies. The firm has provided …

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Biotechnology Value Fund, L.P. is an evergreen fund specializing in early stage financing. It focuses on undervalued investment

Boxer Capital caters to public companies based in the biotechnology industry.

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CRG is a market pioneer and innovator in healthcare investing that focuses on intellectual property investments in biopharmaceutical assets.

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City Hill Ventures, LLC is a health care focused investment firm based in San Diego, California, one of the leading …

Civilization Ventures invests in visionary founders that are leading the future of health tech and biology-driven innovation. We aim to …

Clarus Ventures is a Massachusetts-based venture capital firm focused on investments in the healthcare sector.

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Cormorant Asset Management is an employee-owned hedge fund sponsor that provides its services to pooled investment vehicles.

Cota Capital is an SEC-registered multi-stage investment firm focused on private and public enterprise technology companies. Cota has invested in …

Creative Destruction Lab is a seed-stage program for massively scalable, science- and technology-based ventures.

D. E. Shaw Research is engaged in scientific research and technological development in the field of computational biochemistry.

DFJ

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Data Collective invests in entrepreneurs building big data, deep compute, and IT infrastructure companies.

Deerfield Capital Management (DCM) is a global fixed-income investment adviser

Digital Science is a scientific research software technology company.

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EASME is the European Union executive agency for SMEs in charge of Enterprise Europe Network, COSME, and other programs.

Investing since 1991, EDBI is a Singapore-based global investor in select high growth technology sectors ranging from Information & Communication …

EcoR1 Capital is a biotech-focused investment advisory firm.

Elaia is an independent venture capital firm, focused on the digital economy and deep tech. With over €350m under management, …

By adopting revolutionary mechanisms, FREES FUND is devoted to change the long-established rules in the venture capital. By leveraging the …

Felicis is a VC firm investing in companies reinventing core markets, as well as those creating frontier technologies.

First Round is a venture capital firm that specializes in providing seed-stage funding to technology companies.

First Star partners with entrepreneurs solving real-world problems using data and machine learning, focusing on applications of frontier technologies such …

Flagship Pioneering conceives, creates, resources, and grows first-in-category ventures to transform human health and sustainability.

VIVES Inter-University Fund is a new European fund dedicated to set-up pioneering spin-offs from UCLouvain and its Partners as well …

Foresite Capital provides catalytic capital to transformative healthcare companies at all stages.

Frazier Healthcare Partners is a healthcare investment firm for pharmaceuticals, healthcare services, & medical products.

GO CAPITAL is a private equity fund based in France.

GV

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Golden Ventures is a seed-stage venture capital fund that support founders.

Great Oaks is an early-stage venture investment firm that invests in seed and series a investments in tech-based startups.

HBM Partners was founded in 2001 with the goal to invest in private and public emerging biopharma and other healthcare-related …

HOF Capital partners with ambitious entrepreneurs from idea to IPO, helping them build the next generation of leading technology companies.

Heritage Provider Network (HPN) is a limited Knox-Keene licensed organization.

Holtzbrinck Digital is the internet-investment arm of the publishing group Georg von Holtzbrinck and one of the leading internet investors …

IA Ventures is a venture capital firm that specializes in seed-stage and early-stage investments in the fintech sector. The firm …

Innovate UK holds funding competitions for businesses and research organizations in sectors, including emerging technologies.

Inovia Capital is a full-stack venture firm backing passionate tech founders with global ambitions.

Invus recognizes that every company is unique and that extraordinary business performance cannot be achieved by following a formulaic

Karlin Ventures is an early-stage venture capital fund based in Los Angeles. They are value-add partners helping entrepreneurs who take …

Khosla Ventures is a venture capital firm that focuses on environmentally friendly tech, internet, computing, mobile, and silicon tech.

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LifeSci Venture Partners is an early-stage investment firm that invests in early-stage life sciences and healthcare companies.

Lifeforce Capital invests in digital health companies enabling new care delivery models or more efficient therapeutic development.

Lightstone Ventures is a leading global venture capital firm.

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Lilly Ventures is an Indiana-based venture capital firm that provides investment to companies in the life sciences sector.

MPM Capital caters to the healthcare sector with seed, early, and later stage ventures, and private equity investments.

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Investing in entrepreneurs, inventors and scientists who aim to benefit humanity by rewriting the operating systems of life.

OrbiMed is a healthcare-dedicated investment firm focusing on biopharmaceuticals to medical devices and diagnostics.

Partner Fund Management provides services to pooled investment vehicles.

Pear is an early-stage venture fund founded by Pejman Nozad and Mar Hershenson. Their co-founding managers have historically seeded very …

Pear, formerly known as Pejman Mar Ventures, is an early stage venture fund founded by Pejman and Mar.

Perceptive Advisors is a privately owned hedge fund sponsor that finances the public equity markets across the globe.

Pfizer Venture Investments is a venture capital firm.

Plug and Play is an innovation platform, bringing together startups and the world’s largest corporations.

Primary Venture Partners is a seed-stage venture firm focused on transformative, NYC-based startups. Managed by co-founders and General Partners Ben …

RTW Investments invests with innovative health care companies.

We help startups get from prototype to ramen profitable

Redalpine provides venture capital to highly scalable European start-ups. The firm's mission is to help talented entrepreneurs turn an ambitious …

Healthcare investment organization that does venture, growth and crossover investing across healthcare.

Redpoint Ventures partners with visionary founders to create new markets or redefine existing ones at the seed, early, and growth …

Seed fund led by Zal Bilimoria of a16z and co-founded by David Lee of SV Angel.

Reneo Capital Management, LP provides investment advisory services. The Company conducts business operations in the United States.

Rising Tide is a Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm funding entrepreneurs that help carry the founders’ visions.

Riverbank Capital Securities is a New York-based venture capital firm specialized in early and late stage venture investments.

Roche is a pharmaceutical and diagnostics company that focused on improving people’s lives. Roche is the owner of F. Hoffmann-La …

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Ruvento ventures is dedicates to fund the best iot and hardware teams across USA and Asia.They invests in technologies that …

The S.R.I.W. Group is an institution at the heart of the financial market that assists entrepreneurs in creating and developing …

The S.R.I.W. Group is an institution at the heart of the financial market that assists entrepreneurs in creating and developing …

The Federal Holding and Investment Company (SFPI-FPIM) centrally manages the federal government‚Äö√Ñ√¥s shareholdings, cooperates with the government on specific projects …

SFPI-FPIM is a venture capital firm that invests in economic and cross-cutting sectors.

SIG's China venture capital and private equity activities are operated through SIG Asia Investments, LLLP (SAI).

SR One is the corporate venture capital arm of GlaxoSmithKline.

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Schrodinger develops a chemical simulation software for use in pharmaceutical and biotechnology research.

Schrödinger’s industry-leading computational platform facilitates the research efforts of biopharmaceutical and industrial companies, academic institutions, and government laboratories worldwide. Schrödinger …

Sequoia is a VC firm focused on energy, financial, enterprise, healthcare, internet, and mobile startups.

Sequoia Capital China is a VC firm focused on seed stage, mid stage, late stage, and growth investments in the …

Slow Ventures invests in companies central to the technology industry and those on the edges of science, society, and culture.

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SoftBank Vision Fund is a subsidiary of Softbank Group that specializes in growth capital and social impact investments. Sectors that …

SoftBank Ventures Asia is the corporate venture capital arm of SoftBank Group that specializes in IT startup investment.

Soma Capital is a fund built by founders for founders that focuses on software.

Start Capital is a global seed and early stage investment company. They are looking for fast-growth companies with visionary entrepreneurs …

StartX is an educational non-profit that helps Stanford's top entrepreneurs.

Stripes is a growth equity firm that invests in software and branded consumer businesses to fuel the next generation of …

Since its inception in 1987, the Susquehanna International Group of Companies (SIG)* has grown from a trading firm on the …

Synetro Group is a private investment and strategic advisory firm focused primarily on b-to-b software and business services companies.

Tavistock Group is an international private investment organization.

Tencent is an internet service portal offering value-added internet, mobile, telecom, and online advertising services.

Terra Magnum Capital Partners is a private equity firm specialized in both direct investments and fund investments.

The Column Group is a California-based venture capital firm dedicated to developing biotechnology companies.

Third Rock Ventures invests in transformational life science companies that show high growth potential

Threshold is an early-stage venture capital firm that focuses on conviction investment strategy.

Trinitas Capital is an investment company that mainly focuses on healthcare industries.

Two Sigma Ventures is an early-stage venture capital fund based in New York City investing capital and expertise in entrepreneurs …

Versant Ventures caters to the healthcare sector with early and later stage venture, private equity, and debt financing investments.

Vives is an interregional seed and early stage technology multi-sector fund.

WuXi AppTec provides a broad portfolio of R&D and manufacturing services that enable companies in the pharmaceutical.

Y Combinator is a startup accelerator that invests in a wide range of startups twice a year.

Invest in early stage biotechnology companies

ZhenFund invests in TMT, healthcare, and education among other sectors.

Curative Ventures is a capital and talent partner to category-defining biotech companies.

Portfolio of Canaan Partners' Competitors

A Gilead Sciences company, Kite Pharma was the second company to achieve a CAR-T cell therapy approval by the U.S. …

Genfit SA, a biopharmaceutical company, engages in the research and development of drugs for the prevention and treatment of cardiometabolic …

AccutarBio employs artificial intelligence to revolutionize drug discovery. With capabilities in side chain flexible mode ligand docking, virtual screening, and …

Our products and services span study design, cohort sourcing, sample preparation, sequencing, secondary and tertiary analysis, storage (including cloud-based), interpretation, …

Intelligencia.ai uses Artificial Intelligence to de-risk drug development. Our platform focuses on estimating the risk of clinical trials, and interpreting …

Syntekabio is a leading AI-driven drug discovery company that uses machine learning and supercomputing to discover new drugs.

Founded by Flagship Pioneering, Cellarity is the first company developing medicines through an understanding of cell behaviors. The company’s broad …

Foundation Medicine is a molecular information company dedicated to a transformation in cancer care in which treatment is informed by …

ITeos Therapeutics is a biotechnology company that specializes in tumor immunology, cancer immunotherapy, and drug discovery.

We bring unparalleled chemical diversity to areas of highest unmet medical need with the team and tools to turn the …

Relay Therapeutics is a new breed of company at the intersection of computation and biotechnology that is committed to creating …

BIOAGE develops drugs to treat aging and its associated diseases. We are backed by Andreessen Horowitz, AME Cloud Ventures, PEAR …

Qulab automates molecular drug design by leveraging on the power of artificial intelligence and quantum computers.

Gritstone Oncology is a cancer immunotherapy company developing next-generation personalized cancer therapeutics. Gritstone brings together distinguished scientific founders, an experienced …

Anima Biotech is advancing Translation Control Therapeutics, the first and only platform for the discovery of small molecule drugs that …

We are an Oxford, UK-based company with a unique and powerful computer-based drug discovery platform and a specialised approach to …

OneThree Biotech is a VC backed startup working to change how new medicines are discovered using biology-driven AI. We all …

Celsius Therapeutics develop life-changing medicines and discover critical biomarkers for patient care by better understanding the cellular ecosystem of diseases …

Pharos I&BT Co., Ltd. will develop an intractable rare disease drug, based on the improvement of healthcare platforms through disease …

The convergence of big data, cloud computing, and artificial intelligence has allowed twoXAR to build a drug discovery platform that …

Olaris is a biotechnology company that specializes in producing personalized Biomarkers of Response. It aims to change how diseases are …

Medicinal Chemistry as a Service powered by Machine Learning.

KYAN harnesses its powerful technology platforms to transform the way that patients are treated. KYAN completely de-risks the drug development …

Erasca creating a new generation of oncology drugs intended to not just treat, but actually cure Cancer.

Remedium AI is a startup company capitalizing on recent breakthrough developments in Artificial Intelligence, creating technologies that can address significant …

XtalPi is a pharmaceutical technology company that is reinventing the industry’s approach to drug research and development with its Intelligent …

Just – Evotec Biologics is an integrated design company focused on technologies that will accelerate development of biotherapeutics and substantially …

Arbor Biotechnologies is an early stage life sciences company pushing the boundaries of biodiscovery. Arbor’s platform employs a diverse set …

Owner and operator of a biotechnology research company intended to accelerate drug discovery in areas with high unmet clinical need. …

Virvio is a pre-clinical biotherapeutic discovery company and world leader in computationally designed protein scaffolds called 'mini-binders'​. Our platform generates …

UNP has created a unique platform that closely marries prediction with experiment. This rapid, intelligent learning loop has allowed UNP …

Haystack declares that synthesized some of the most diverse and drug-like chemical libraries on earth. Haystack utilizes the nDexer™ platform …

Biodesix is a molecular diagnostics company advancing the development of innovative products for personalizing medicine. The company provides physicians with …

TeselaGen has developed a powerful, cloud-based and AI-driven platform for accelerating the engineering of biological systems.

Strateos automates chemistry, biology, and tissue analysis into closed loop robotic labs that accelerate drug discovery programs. Through a combination …

Acellera is a technology company focused on delivering services and solutions to companies and academic institutions on computing intensive, mission …

Quantitative Medicine is an early stage computational biology company based out of Revv Oakland in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The company is …

We accelerate preclinical drug development by applying machine learning to lead generation & optimization. Technology Modeling Using recently-developed machine learning …

Verge Genomics uses machine learning and human genomics to accelerate drug discovery

Genialis tackles diseases of unmet need with in silico precision medicine, blending compbio & AI for translational & clinical discovery.

Optibrium provides drug discovery software solutions that bring confidence to the selection and design of high quality candidate drugs. The …

Develops small-molecule therapeutics using software including proprietary AI–molecular modelling algorithm.

Our disruptive software technology identifies drug candidates based on the geometry of protein binding sites and their drug-target interactions, paving …

Aqemia’s ambition is to discover better and more innovative therapeutic molecules faster. Better molecules because our physics-based technology has unparalleled …

Applies machine learning to DNA library to predict and optimize novel small molecule modulators for challenging drug targets.

Structura builds software that enables fast, accurate and automated electron cryo-microscopy (cryo-EM) for drug discovery and research. We work closely …

Our company, ProteinQure, will use quantum computing and artificial intelligence for the computational design of protein-based drugs. These drugs are …

Cloud Pharmaceuticals delivers novel molecular designs of ligands to your druggable targets using our Quantum Molecular Design process deployed on …

Flatiron Health is a healthcare technology company that aims to improve lives by learning from the experience of every cancer …

Evid Science represents a revolution in the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries. Leveraging cutting edge research in Artificial Intelligence and Machine …

Turbine models how cancer works on the molecular level and tests millions of potential drugs on it with artificial intelligence. …

Using cutting-edge immunology, bioinformatics, and machine learning methods, Evaxion Biotech is discovering and developing 'best in class’ vaccines for infectious …

Precisionlife is an A.I. solutions company innovating analytics to solve grand challenges in health, food and smart living. Our precisionLIFE …

Plex Research is the Boston area start-up that's transforming the humble search bar into a drug discovery powerhouse. Our search …

Alphanosos discovers, with its genuine Artificial Intelligence based methodology, develops and commercializes actives and products based on patent pending mixes …