In the world of online education having a solid learning management system (LMS) is an important factor to the success or failure of offering online educational content. LMS systems are the primary method of content delivery that the majority of organizations and institutions use. This makes the LMS marketplace a very competitive and potentially lucrative investment option. Canvas has set itself apart from the ‘standard’ held amongst the LMS options. Here I will cover why Canvas is different and why it deserves serious consideration as an investment opportunity.