iNovia Capital

iNovia is an early stage venture capital firm that partners with visionary entrepreneurs to build the next generation of digital platforms and services. We leverage our distributed team and network of experienced founders, company builders and engineers to foster the growth of category-defining businesses. Headquartered in Canada, iNovia manages $450M and invests across North America.
Type
Investor
HQ
Montréal, CA
Founded
2007
Website
inovia.vc
iNovia Capital was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Montréal, CA

Key People 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
Kevin Swan

Kevin Swan

Investment Venture Partner
David Nault

David Nault

Associate
Antoine Nivard

Antoine Nivard

Associate

iNovia Capital Office Locations

iNovia Capital has an office in Montréal
Montréal, CA (HQ)
2210 2000 Avenue McGill College

iNovia Capital Investment Portfolio

Stage Distribution

Top Sectors Distribution

Round Size Distribution

iNovia Capital News and Updates

SnapTravel raises $8 million for a hotel booking service that works over chat

 Chatbots – automated bots that let you interact with a service or brand via messaging apps or SMS – haven’t yet become breakout hits, as a group. But that hasn’t stopped investors from pouring in $8 million into a hotel booking startup called SnapTravel, which lets users find and book rooms via SMS…

The Industrial IoT: 125+ Startups Transforming Factory Floors, Oil Fields, And Supply Chains

With connected devices like Nest and Sonos breaking into the mainstream, the IoT has become one of the most-discussed tech trends of the last twenty years. But the IoT extends well beyond the home and consumer-level gadgets. Asset-heavy industries like manufacturing, logistics, mining, oil, utilitie…

Non-Compliant: Regtech Deals And Dollars Dip Again

Q1’17 was a slow quarter for regtech startups which saw 27 deals worth approximately $205M in funding. At the current run rate, both deals and dollars are on track to come in behind 2016’s totals. We define regtech as companies … Continued

Canada is North America’s up-and-coming startup center

 They say that nice guys finish last — and Canada, with its reputation for polite citizenry and its charming prime minister, is used to being overlooked. Sure, Canada may tower over the United States in physical size, but many countries of similar stature — G7 nations, for example — dismiss the Grea…

Grocery Store Of The Future: 65 Startups Reimagining Shelf Stocking, Product Promotion, Shopper Tracking, And More

While grocers have traditionally not been as affected by the migration to e-commerce as other retailers, e-commerce has now begun to hit the grocery space. As Amazon — the leading threat in nearly every retail industry— pushes more heavily into … Continued

Cha-Ching: Deals To In-Store Tech Startups Tick Back Up

In-store technology startups raised 42 funding rounds worth $170M in total in Q1’17, a major jump from Q4’16. With the vast majority of deals going to early-stage companies (through seed investments or Series A deals) the segment still seems to … Continued
Show more

Traffic Overview of iNovia Capital

iNovia Capital Company Life and Culture