Nina Kjellson has been a biotech investor for 15 years, having spent the last 13 at InterWest Partners in Menlo Park, CA. Now she’s moving across the street to Canaan Partners.
Her new office is literally right across Sand Hill Road, a Silicon Valley thoroughfare synonymous with venture capital, and her new job isn’t far removed from her old one in its scope or goals. Kjellson, pronounced “Shellson,” will continue to invest in both therapeutics and digital health, a dual portfolio that only a small subset of life science VCs take on. The boom in health-related digital investments has been led by investors from the tech side.Read more