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Canaan Announces General Partners

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Executive Summary

Canaan Partners has appointed Nina Kjellson general partner and has promoted Hrach Simonian to the same position in the firm's technology practice. Healthcare investor, Kjellson was general partner at InterWest Partners for 13 years, where she was involved with over 24 investments and delivered numerous successful exits. Currently Kjellson is director of three biotech firms including Lycera Corp, Eiger Biopharma, Ocera Therapeutics and of a healthcare focused software company Welltok Inc. Simonian was previously an investor at Canaan and helped grow its West Coast technology practices and also led the VC's investment in Instacart. He serves on the board of Cargomatic, Realty Mogul, CompStak and Washio.

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