Building the Future

by on October 12, 2016

My colleague Shawn Abbott always reminds me that perhaps the most difficult aspect of investing in innovation is mitigating the timing risk. He often paraphrases the words of William Gibson: “The future is already here — it’s just not very evenly distributed.” Accepting that adage requires us to model hurdles… Continue Reading

Routehappy – Big Data Helping People Fly Better!

by on August 2, 2016

Routehappy is changing the game Every once in a while, you discover a great startup with a truly unique business model and proprietary data, with almost no visible competition. Unearthing a company with all these assets, ready to change the world – at the least, redesign how we view an… Continue Reading

iNovia Capital Strengthens Waterloo Investment Team

by on April 20, 2016

According to a report from Compass as part of the Startup Genome Project, Waterloo Region has the second-highest density of startups in the world. The Toronto-Waterloo corridor employs 200,000 people across 15,000 tech companies, 5,200 of which are startups. The ecosystem is highly educated, diverse, and filled with top talent… Continue Reading

iNovia Fund 2015 – Our Blueprint

by on January 20, 2016

It is our pleasure to officially announce the $175M first (and final) closing of iNovia Capital’s most recent early stage fund, “iNovia Fund 2015”. Of course, like any good VCs, we warn our founders that raising capital is only a single step on a long journey (rather than the culmination… Continue Reading

2015 Year in Review

by on January 8, 2016

Together with our investors, CEOs and a growing team @ iNovia, 2015 has become one of our most impressive years of portfolio and network growth since we started 8years ago.  We hope that you will have the opportunity to join us in 2016 at one of our summits or networking events,… Continue Reading

iNovia is looking for an outstanding person to join its team!

by on September 2, 2015

Communications Director   iNovia is looking for a Director of Communications with at least 5-10 years of experience in marketing and communications. Someone with a positive attitude and passion for what they do. Someone who loves the media, building brands and working in a small, fast paced, entrepreneurial environment. If… Continue Reading