Rebecca is a General Partner of the Canvas Venture Fund, where she focuses on early-stage investments in mobile, financial services, digital health, SaaS, and consumer. She led Canvas’s investments in HealthLoop and FutureAdvisor and currently serves on their boards of directors. Rebecca was named a “Midas List Hot Prospect” by Forbes in 2013. She was also named “Top Women VC” by Forbes in 2013 and 2014.
In 2007, Rebecca joined Morgenthaler Ventures and currently serves as a Partner at that firm as well. She led investments in Lending Club, Practice Fusion, Check (sold to Intuit for $360M in June 2014), Doximity and Convo. Rebecca is a board member of Lending Club, Convo, Doximity and a board observer of Adara Media and Socrata.
Rebecca began her career at Procter and Gamble’s corporate headquarters where she launched new products internationally. She spent time in both Cincinnati and Mexico City developing new products and launching a new category in Latin America.
She then joined NextCard as employee number 30, and rose up the ranks to become VP of Marketing and head of customer acquisition. During her four years at NextCard, Rebecca led product development efforts and managed one of the top-five largest online marketing efforts of that time. NextCard was the first online credit card company, and it went public in 2000 with a $1.3B market cap. After NextCard, she ran her own consulting business focused on online marketing for financial services and affiliate marketing.
Rebecca is a member of the California Bar Association and a member of the US Patent Bar, with a focus on intellectual property litigation and corporate law. She was published in the Berkeley Law and Technology Journal. Rebecca is also an inventor on several issued patents.
General Partner & Managing Director
Aug 1, 2013 - Current (about 3 years)
2007 - Current (almost 10 years)
|Aug, 2016||Viewics||$10.5M / Series B (Lead)||Canvas Ventures|
|Jun, 2016||CrowdFlower Inc.||$10M / Series D||Canvas Ventures|
|Sep, 2015||Eden||$3.7M / Seed (Lead)||Canvas Ventures|
|Jul, 2015||Eden||$1.3M / Seed (Lead)||Canvas Ventures|
|Nov, 2014||Socrata||$30M / Series C||Morgenthaler Ventures|
|Oct, 2014||Viewics||$8M / Series A (Lead)||Canvas Ventures|
|Sep, 2014||CrowdFlower Inc.||$12.5M / Series C (Lead)||Canvas Ventures|
|May, 2014||FutureAdvisor||$15.5M / Series B (Lead)||Canvas Ventures|
|Dec, 2013||HealthLoop||$13.15M / Series A||Morgenthaler Ventures|
|Sep, 2013||Convo||$5M / Series A (Lead)||Morgenthaler Ventures|
|Sep, 2013||Mint Bills||$24M / Series C||Morgenthaler Ventures|
|Jun, 2013||Socrata||$18M / Series B||Morgenthaler Ventures|
|Sep, 2012||Doximity||$17M / Series B (Lead)||Morgenthaler Ventures|
|Aug, 2012||Yellowsmith||$850k / Seed||Personal Investment|
|May, 2011||Mint Bills||$15M / Venture (Lead)||Morgenthaler Ventures|
|Apr, 2011||Practice Fusion||$23M / Series B||Morgenthaler Ventures|
|Jan, 2008||Socrata||$6.5M / Series A||Morgenthaler Ventures|
|Sep 26, 2016||Venture Beat - Canvas Ventures launches $300 million fund for early-stage software and services startups|
|Sep 26, 2016||PE HUB - Canvas raises $300 mln for second fund|
|Aug 3, 2016||Business Wire - CORRECTING and REPLACING Viewics Secures $10.5 Million in Additional Financing, Closes Funding to Bring Advanced Analytics to Healthcare|
|Jun 20, 2016||TechCrunch - One of the industry’s earliest VCs, David Morgenthaler, has passed away|
|Dec 21, 2015||PE HUB - Canvas to raise $250 mln second fund|
|Oct 21, 2015||PRWeb Sitemap - Bullpen Capital, Vator and Venture51 to Host 2nd Annual Post Seed Conference|
|Jun 24, 2015||Tech Cocktail - 10 Tech Trends Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know|
|May 26, 2015||WSJ Blogs - The Daily Startup: Munchery is Valued at $300 Million in New Funding|