Inovia is an early stage venture capital firm that partners with visionary entrepreneurs to build the next generation of digital platforms and services. It seeks to invest in companies with a focus on mobile, consumer Internet, SaaS, Internet communications, software, digital media, information technology, telecommunication, e-commerce, connected devices, optical semiconductors, communications, networking, mobility, medical device, transaction processing payment, electronic payment and more. The firm seeks to invest in companies across North America and Quebec.

TypeInvestor
HQMontreal, CA
Founded2001
Size (employees)41 (est)+21%
Websiteinovia.vc
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
Inovia Capital was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Montreal, CA
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Key People/Management at Inovia Capital

Chris Arsenault

Chris Arsenault

Managing Partner
Francois Gauvin

Francois Gauvin

Partner & CFO
Geoff Judge

Geoff Judge

Partner
Karamdeep Nijjar

Karamdeep Nijjar

Partner
Shawn Abbott

Shawn Abbott

Partner
Dan Freedman

Dan Freedman

Investment Venture Partner
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Inovia Capital Office Locations

Inovia Capital has offices in Montreal, Calgary, Toronto, San Francisco and in 1 other location
Montreal, CA (HQ)
3 Place Ville Marie
Calgary, CA
305 Pinnacle Ridge Pl
Toronto, CA
707-130 Bloor St W
London, GB
15-19 Bloomsbury Way
San Francisco, CA, US
168 S Park St, San Francisco
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Inovia Capital News and Updates

Inovia Capital promotes Hugues Lalancette to partner on growth investment team

Lalancette helped Inovia build its growth strategy from scratch. The post Inovia Capital promotes Hugues Lalancette to partner on growth investment team first appeared on BetaKit.

Inovia Capital launches $416 million CAD continuation fund to stick with its winners until IPO

Inovia Capital has launched a new fund, dubbed the Inovia Continuity Fund I, L.P, to extend support to several high-profile companies that possess the... The post Inovia Capital launches $416 million CAD continuation fund to stick with its winners until IPO first appeared on BetaKit.

Inovia Capital Partner and Former RIM CFO and COO Dennis Kavelman Joins BenchSci Board of Directors

Experienced technology executive brings operational expansion expertise to hypergrowth biomedical machine learning startup Experienced technology executive brings operational expansion expertise to hypergrowth biomedical machine learning startup

Inovia Capital partner and former RIM exec Dennis Kavelman joins board of BenchSci

Medical AI company BenchSci announced September 9 the addition of Inovia Capital partner and former Research In Motion (now BlackBerry) CFO and COO Dennis... The post Inovia Capital partner and former RIM exec Dennis Kavelman joins board of BenchSci first appeared on BetaKit.

Inovia Capital expands European presence with $450m fund

Canadian venture capital firm Inovia Capital has closed its first transatlantic fund at $450m doubling down on its commitment to The post Inovia Capital expands European presence with $450m fund appeared first on CityAM.

Inovia Capital raises $450M for second growth-stage investment fund

Montreal-headquartered Inovia Capital has raised $450 million for Growth Fund II, the firm’s second growth-stage investment fund. The close of this funding comes just a little over two years after the announcement of its first in February 2019, a $400 million pool of investment capital that marked I…
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Inovia Capital Online and Social Media Presence

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Inovia Capital Blogs

Handbook for New Board Members

Craft your unique position on a high-functioning corporate board.I have served as a director on several dozen boards and found that effective, high functioning boards are rare, but when achieved — contribute enormously to the success of the business, and offer an extremely rewarding personal experie…

The Future of (Relocating for) Work.

The Future of (Relocating for) WorkMuch has been written about the future of work and the ongoing impact of artificial intelligence and autonomous systems on the workforce. It’s confusing to figure out which projections are realistic and which aren’t. Will empathy-based jobs grow? Will repetitive wh…

Inovia Q4: Magaly Promoted to Partner, CTO Summit, US $17M in RenoRun

Magaly Charbonneau, Partner, will lead the Montreal investment team © Eva BlueIt’s a great day when we can announce the promotion of our own. After demonstrating exceptional leadership, we had two team members take on new titles this quarter. Magaly Charbonneau is now Partner, and will lead the Mont…

AlayaCare’s M&A Strategy Goes Global with Acquisition of Procura

Inovia Capital Partner Dennis Kavelman and AlayaCare Founder & CEO Adrian SchauerAlayaCare’s mission is to bring home care into the future by equipping providers with the technology they need to deliver better outcomes in a rapidly changing landscape of healthcare.Adrian Schauer, Founder & C…

From our family to yours, we wish you a great holiday season and a brilliant beginning to 2020.

From our family to yours, we wish you a great holiday season and a brilliant beginning to 2020. Just this year we closed US$615M in funding across our growth and venture funds, and our portfolio raised a combined CA$1B.We look forward to another high-energy year working with you.Thank you for being …

Inovia’s Magaly Charbonneau Promoted to Partner, Will Lead Montreal Office

One of our own has been promoted to Partner and I couldn’t be more pleased — for her, for our team and for the Montreal ecosystem. After 4 years of investing in and advising our rapidly-expanding and global team, and after 2 years courting and supporting great founders as a team member, Magaly Charb…
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Inovia Capital Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Inovia Capital founded?

    Inovia Capital was founded in 2001.

  • Who are Inovia Capital key executives?

    Inovia Capital's key executives are Chris Arsenault, Francois Gauvin and Geoff Judge.

  • How many employees does Inovia Capital have?

    Inovia Capital has 41 employees.

  • Where is Inovia Capital headquarters?

    Inovia Capital headquarters is located at 3 Place Ville Marie, Montreal.

  • Where are Inovia Capital offices?

    Inovia Capital has offices in Montreal, Calgary, Toronto, San Francisco and in 1 other location.

  • How many offices does Inovia Capital have?

    Inovia Capital has 5 offices.