Nina Kjellson

General Partner Canaan

Nina joined Canaan’s healthcare team from InterWest Partners where she has been investing in healthcare start-ups since 2002. She focuses primarily on investments in biopharmaceuticals and digital health. Nina is co-founder and co-chair of, a forum to address the convergence of health care and consumer innovation and serves as a mentor to Blueprint Health, a digital health incubator and Springboard Life Sciences, an accelerator for healthcare companies driven by women entrepreneurs. Current investments include Cidara (CDTX), Eiger Biopharmaceuticals, Lycera, Ocera (OCRX)., Paratek (PRTK), and WellTok.