Technology

Adina Tecklu

Associate / West Coast

Since 2016

Adina co-leads Canaan Beta, the firm's consumer seed program, and also works with Canaan’s SaaS and emerging technology portfolios. Before joining Canaan, Adina invested in early-stage emerging technology companies at Frontier Tech Ventures and served as the Managing Director for River - the world’s first frontier technology accelerator. Previously, she was a Program Manager at Zenefits and a Solutions Engineer at Oracle. Adina holds a B.S. from Stanford University’s Programs in Science, Technology & Society and Management Science & Engineering.

Adina in 5

Origins: Born and raised in Houston, TX

Talent: Undercover flutist, tap dancer & calligrapher

Interests: Social entrepreneurship & activism, all things Africa, fashion & art

Giving: The Junior Diabetes Research Foundation is near & dear to my heart

Bucket List: Meet Barack & Michelle Obama

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Adina in 5

Origins: Born and raised in Houston, TX

Talent: Undercover flutist, tap dancer & calligrapher

Interests: Social entrepreneurship & activism, all things Africa, fashion & art

Giving: The Junior Diabetes Research Foundation is near & dear to my heart

Bucket List: Meet Barack & Michelle Obama