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Our Vision And Mission


Business Plan Investors (BPI) mission is to match startups, existing businesses, and founders with investors looking to invest in businesses worldwide.


Business Plan Investors (BPI) vision is to be the one-stop platform that helps startups and existing businesses successfully secure funds from investors worldwide.


Deepak Kamra


Eric Young


Joydeep Bhattacharyya


Bob Williams


Brendan Dickinson

Healthcare (Software, Fintech, Healthcare, Energy, and Consumer)

Byron Ling

Technology - FinTech and SaaS

Hootan Rashidifard

Technology - Consumer Technology

Laura Chau

Technology Investor

Andrew Noyons

Technology Investor

Tom Bradley


Deepak Kamra

Deepak invests in a spectrum of technology companies, with particular expertise and focus on marketplaces, aerospace and enterprise software. Deepak is a passionate advocate for immigration and its importance to innovation. He started his career in the telecom software industry, which led to a startup and a successful IPO. He has been ranked on the Forbes Midas List twice, and is a former member of the board of directors of the NVCA. When not working with startups, Deepak plays bass in a local band. He received a B. Comm. from Carleton University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Country:United States


Eric Young

Eric co-founded Canaan as a spin-out of GE Venture Capital. Over 32 years, Eric led multiple generations of Canaan investors and shaped the firm’s culture. Aside from advising Canaan’s investment team, Eric also served on multiple advisory boards outside of Canaan. All of them are involved in venture and entrepreneurial skill development, primarily connected to several different university-related ecosystems. He was particularly passionate about the commercialization of new technologies emanating from research. Eric earned a B.S. in mechanical engineering from Cornell University and an M.B.A. from Northwestern University.



Country:United States


Joydeep Bhattacharyya

Joydeep leads investments in enterprise and cloud platforms with a focus on security and automation. His experience is rooted in the founding days of Microsoft Office 365 and Microsoft Skype for Business, where he ran cross-functional teams including R&D, IT Operations and Customer Support. Immediately prior to joining Canaan, Joydeep led enterprise investments at Shasta Ventures. Joydeep received an M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management, where he was a CRTI fellow, and a B.E. degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Jadavpur University.

Country:United States


Bob Williams

Bob invests in seed stage security related startups that help to protect enterprise and cloud infrastructure, data, applications and users. He also advises Canaan on later stage security related investments. Prior to Canaan, Bob spent his first 20 years as an entrepreneur starting companies in the database and networking sectors which led to three IPOs and one acquisition. He then entered the venture business as a partner at Bay Partners for ten years, and most recently prior to Canaan he established the security practice for EMC/Dell Ventures – working closely with RSA and VMWare on infrastructure security deals. Bob holds an A.B. from Dartmouth College and an MBA from the Stanford Business School.

Select investments Bob made prior to Canaan include Sonicwall (IPO), ZScaler (IPO), Twistlock (Palo Alto Networks) and Netskope.

Country:United States


Brendan Dickinson

Brendan invests in startups that are changing the world with code in the fintech, e-commerce and frontier tech sectors. He built Canaan’s investment thesis in insurance and is passionate about companies that re-imagine how financial services products are purchased and sold. Previously, Brendan was a senior quantitative analyst at Lehman Brothers and Barclays Capital. He holds an M.B.A. with distinction from NYU Stern School of Business, an M.S. in Computer Science from Brown University, and a B.A. in Political Science from Bowdoin College.

Country:United States

Healthcare (Software, Fintech, Healthcare, Energy, and Consumer)

Byron Ling

Byron has been an early-stage investor for the last seven years in NYC, most recently as a Partner at Canaan where he has led investments in software and healthcare companies such as Ro, Papa, Italic, and others. Business Plan Investors (BPI) verifies Byron as one of the most friendly Healthcare (Software, Fintech, Healthcare, Energy, and Consumer) Investors worldwide.  

Country:United States

Technology - FinTech and SaaS

Hootan Rashidifard

Hootan sits on the board of several companies.   Business Plan Investors (BPI) verifies Hootan as one of the best and most friendly Technology (FinTech and SaaS) investors worldwide.


Country:United States

Technology - Consumer Technology

Laura Chau

Laura thinks about startups not just as businesses, but as carefully crafted works of art. At Canaan, she focuses on consumer technology. She previously worked in Deloitte’s Strategy and Operations practice.   Business Plan Investors (BPI) verifies Laura as one of the best and most friendly Consumer Technology investors worldwide.



Technology Investor

Andrew Noyons

Andrew is a Partner at Hambro Perks, managing its distribution and capital-raising team and activities.


Technology Investor

Tom Bradley

Tom is a Partner at Hambro Perks primarily focused on early-stage investments. He has been investing in start-ups for 20 years and has worked with many successful technology companies.


Country:United Kingdom

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Industries We Serve

Industries We Serve


Advertising & Public Relations

Aerospace & Defense Contractors


Agricultural Products & Services


Air Transport

Air Transport Unions


Alcoholic Beverages

Alternative Energy Production & Services

Architectural Services

Attorneys & Law Firms

Auto Dealers

Auto Manufacturers


Banking, Mortgage

Banks, Commercial

Banks, Savings, & Loans

Bars & Restaurants

Beer, Wine & Liquor

Books, Magazines, & Newspapers

Broadcasters, Radio/TV

Builders & General Contractors

Building Materials & Equipment

Building Trade Unions

Business Associations

Business Services

Cable, Satellite TV Production, & Distribution

Candidate Committees

Candidate Committees, Democratic

Candidate Committees, Republican

Car Dealers

Car Dealers, Imports

Car Manufacturers

Casinos & Gambling

Cattle Ranchers & Livestock

Chemical & Related Manufacturing


Civil Servants & Public Officials

Clergy & Religious Organizations

Clothing Manufacturing

Coal Mining

Colleges, Universities & Schools

Commercial Banks

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Communications & Electronics

Computer Software

Conservative & Republican


Construction Services

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Credit Unions

Crop Production & Basic Processing

Cruise Lines

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Defense Aerospace

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Defense & Foreign Policy Advocates

Democratic Candidate Committees

Democratic & Liberal


Doctors & Other Health Professionals

Drug Manufacturers


Electric Utilities

Electronics Manufacturing & Equipment

Electronics, Defense Contractors

Energy & Natural Resources

Entertainment Industry


Farm Bureaus


Finance & Credit Companies

Finance, Insurance, & Real Estate

Fishery and Forestry

Food & Beverage

Food Processing & Sales

Food Products Manufacturing

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For-profit Education

Foreign & Defense Policy

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Foundations, Philanthropists, & Non-Profits

Funeral Services

Gambling & Casinos


Garbage Collection & Waste Management

Gas & Oil

General Contractors

Government Employee Unions

Government Employees

Gun Control

Gun Rights


Health Professionals

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Hedge Funds

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Home Builders

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Hotels, Motels, & Tourism

Human Rights

Ideological & Single-Issue

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Lawyers & Lobbyists

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Leather Works

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Liberal & Democratic

Liquor, Wine, & Beer



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Marijuana & Cannabis

Marine Transport

Meat processing & products

Medical Supplies


Miscellaneous Business

Miscellaneous Finance

Miscellaneous Manufacturing & Distributing

Miscellaneous Unions

Miscellaneous Defense

Miscellaneous Services

Mortgage Bankers & Brokers

Motion Picture Production & Distribution

Music Production


Natural Gas Pipelines

Newspaper, Magazine, & Book Publishing

Non-profits, Foundations, & Philanthropists


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Oil & Gas

Payday Lenders

Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

Pharmaceuticals & Health Products

Phone Companies

Physicians & Other Health Professionals

Postal Unions

Poultry & Eggs

Power Utilities

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Private Equity & Investment Firms

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Real Estate

Record Companies & Singers

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Residential Construction

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Retail Sales

Retired People

Savings & Loans

Schools & Education

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Securities & Investment

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Sports & Professional

Steel Production

Stock Brokers & Investment Industry

Student Loan Companies

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Teachers Unions

Teachers & Education

Telecom Services & Equipment

Telephone Utilities


Timber, Logging, & Paper Mills



Transportation Unions

Trash Collection & Waste Management


TV, Movies, & Music

TV Production


Unions, Airline

Unions, Building Trades

Unions, Industrial

Unions, Miscellaneous

Unions, Public Sector

Unions, Teacher

Unions, Transportation

Universities, Colleges & Schools

Vegetables & Fruits

Venture Capital

Waste Management

Wine, Beer, & Liquor

Women’s Issues


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