Technology

Dan Ciporin

General Partner / East Coast

Since 2007

Dan partners with startups to deliver innovation particularly in the areas of financial technology, ecommerce, and marketplaces. He was the first institutional investor in Lending Club (LC), now a multibillion dollar public company. Dan joined Canaan after serving as Chairman and CEO of Shopping.com, where he took the company public after leading it from zero to over $100 million in revenue in five years and then sold it to Ebay. Prior to that he was Senior VP of MasterCard International running their global debit program. Dan earned an A.B. from Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and an M.B.A. from Yale University.

Dan in 5

Origins: North Carolina born, Southern accent still detectable

Travel: 73 countries, 6 continents (& counting)

Family: The most important thing in my life

Dream Job: Divinity School student

Bucket List: To the moon - literally - and back

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Dan in 5

Origins: North Carolina born, Southern accent still detectable

Travel: 73 countries, 6 continents (& counting)

Family: The most important thing in my life

Dream Job: Divinity School student

Bucket List: To the moon - literally - and back