iNovia Capital

iNovia Capital

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Headquarters Location

Canada, Montréal


iNovia Capital is a well known and established VC, which was founded in 2007. This investor is located in North America, Canada. The the headquarters of this VC is in Montréal.

The fund usually participates in 7-12 investment rounds per year. iNovia Capital participates, on average, in 12 percentage points less than the average amount of lead investments in other funds. The most common rounds for this fund are in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. In terms of the fund's performance, this VC has 16 percentage points more exits when compared to other organizations. In 2018, the fund's activity was at its peak. In addition, the fund was active in 2019. We recorded the biggest number of exits for this fund in 2017. When iNovia Capital invests, the average start-up valuation is 100-500 millions dollars.

We can highlight the most popular investment areas for this fund, such as Internet, E-Commerce. In addition, there are 34 more industries where it has achieved success. Moreover, a start-up needs to be 4-5 years old to get investment from this fund. Among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund, are AppDirect, Bench, Tulip Retail. The country of its foundation and the country of its most frequent investments coincides - Canada. Besides this, the fund also invested in 4 other countries.

This VC was founded by Chris Arsenault. The overall number of key employees in the fund's team is 12.

The fund usually invests in rounds together with 4-5 others. Along with iNovia Capital, start-ups are often financed by Uncork Capital, Version One Ventures, Hedgewood as well as 103 other investors. Other VCs who often invest in the same rounds are Version One Ventures, Hedgewood, BDC Venture Capital, the total number of co-investors is 110. The investors in the following rounds are usually Uncork Capital, Version One Ventures, Silicon Valley Bank, and 78 VCs in total.

Year Founded


Fund Activity


Mail Rule [rules by which you can get an email of an interesting for you fund employee, knowing only the name and surname of this employee]

Domain name:; User name format in descending order of probability: first_initial last, first

Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]

96.5% of cases

Investments per Year [average amount of rounds in which fund participates each year]


Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]

30.4% of cases

Average Multiplicator [the average ratio of the last valuation of portfolio startups to their total amount of financing raised]


Average Portfolio Company
Exit Age [the average age of portfolio startups at which they go public or become acquired]

2 years

Decision Makers / Strategy
Similarity Index [see explanation at]

0.14 out of 1

Success / Strategy Similarity
Index [the matching between fund's investment strategy and its proved successes in the form of portfolio startups high valuations]

0.45 out of 1

Number of Unicorns [amount of portfolio companies, which were valuated at more then $1B]


Funds Investing in Previous

Uncork Capital, Version One Ventures, Hedgewood

Funds Investing in Following

Uncork Capital, Version One Ventures, Silicon Valley Bank

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