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iNovia Capital

iNovia Capital

iNovia Capital is a Montreal-based venture capital firm that backs early-stage technology entrepreneurs.

iNovia Capital is an early stage venture capital firm that invests in technology startups. The firm supports entrepreneurs forge major companies with custom playbooks for attracting talent and scaling efficiently. iNovia Capital main objective is to build digital platforms and services that transform old industries and push technology frontiers. The firm invests across the United States and Canada and manages $500M across three funds.



History

iNovia Capital was founded on Dec 20, 2001, by Chris Arsenault. The firm has its headquarters at Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Investments



iNovia Capital has made 170 investments (61 are lead investments). The firm invested $60M in Boosted Boards on Dec 20, 2018. iNovia Capital has had 28 exits. Some of their most notable exits include Basis Science, Luxury Retreats, and VarageSale. The company across four funds has raised a total of CA$425.7M. On Jun 1, 2016 iNovia Capital announced that they had raised CA$23.8M for their iNovia Capital Fund III-Parallel.



Timeline

Funded Companies

51 Results
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Top Hat is a company founded by Mike Silagadze. Top Hat produces software aimed at increasing engagement in students. The software allows users to integrate videos and graphics and customize interactive textbooks.

Rubikloud is an AI-based retail analytics company.

WorkFusion is a New York-based software company that provides a platform with Robotic Process Automation(RPA) and Artificial Intelligence (AI).

Busbud is a Montreal-based company.

Tulip Retail is a Canadian enterprise software company that develops products for retailers, focusing on mobile applications for store workers. The company is headquartered in Toronto, Canada with offices in Kitchener, London and New York City. Retailers using Tulip include Mulberry and Kate Spade New York.

Ensighten is a customer data tracking platform and tag management technology vendor headquartered in San Jose, California. The company sells a customer data platform which includes visitor tracking and marketing products.

Fixmo is a security company founded by Shyam Sheth.

ROSS Intelligence is a company offering an artificial intelligent system for legal research.

Buffer box is a startup company developing automated self-serve kiosk that provides 24/7 pick-up of parcels. It participated in the S12 cohort of Y Combinator.

Peraso Technologies is a semiconductor company.

ODAIA provides businesses with a window into their customer journeys and offers prediction tools for churn and next best actions.

Media Armor is a mobile advertising company.

CoolIT Systems is a manufacturing company.

A company that participated in the F1 cohort of Y Combinator. It provides financial services to self-employed, freelancers, independent contractors and entrepreneurs

People

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LinkedIn

Camille Pfeiffer

Operations Analyst



Chris Arsenault

General Partner



Francois Gauvin

Partner &CFO



Karamdeep Nijjar

Partner



Magaly Charbonneau

Principal



Mary Semeraro

Accounting Associate



Shawn Abbott

General Partner



Sumit Pasupalak

Entrepreneur in residence



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inovia Capital Community & Events



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Documentaries, videos and podcasts

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iNovia AGM 2014 - Build Versus Buy: a Momentum Driven Decision by Daniel Saks @AppDirect

Sep 24, 2014

inovia capital 2018

Dec 21, 2018

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