Rebecca Lynn
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Rebecca Lynn


Twitter: @VCRebecca
Others: @CanvasVC
Menlo Park, California, United States
Accredited investor
Member since August 09, 2010
About Rebecca
Activities
Investor interests
Type of investor Early stage VC
Typical investment size More than $2.5M
Typical investments in a year 2
Categories of interest
Credentials Accredited Investor
Education
1996 University of Missouri , BS , Chemical Engineering
2008 Univeristy of California Berkeley, Haas School of Business , MBA
2008 University of California Berkeley School of Law , JD

Full bio

Rebecca is a General Partner at Canvas, where she focuses on early-stage investments in financial services, digital health, SaaS, and mobile. She led Canvas’s investments in CrowdFlower, FutureAdvisor, HealthLoop, and Viewics, and currently sits on the boards of each. Rebecca was named a “Midas List Hot Prospect” by Forbes in 2013. She was also named  a “Top Women VC” by Forbes in 2013 and 2014.

In 2007, Rebecca joined Morgenthaler Ventures and continues to serve on the boards of that firm’s portfolio companies. She led investments in Lending Club (NYSE: LC), Practice Fusion, Check (acquired by Intuit), Doximity, RelateIQ (acquired by Salesforce), and Convo. Rebecca is a board member of Lending Club, Doximity, Convo, 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.