Articles Tagged: "David Nault"

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Highlights from iNovia’s 2015 CEO Summit & AGM

by on July 2, 2015

Highlights from iNovia’s 2015 CEO Summit & AGM June 10th and 11th 2015, in the beautiful setting of Menlo Park California, iNovia Capital held its 3rd annual CEO Summit and its 8th AGM. This year’s theme was Hitting Key Milestones, which included providing insights, learnings and best practices around scaling… Continue Reading

Disrupting Dinosaur Industries

by on April 24, 2015

The word “disruption” has been thrown around by tons of startups in their quest to be the next Uber, Airbnb, AppDirect or Netflix. Easier said than done! Disruption is about creating new behaviours, changing the way industries do business, the way they sell their products and how their customers consume. Software, the web, SAAS models… Continue Reading

VarageSale: Building on Passion

by on April 6, 2015

Last week, Montreal born VarageSale announced a US$34M in growth funding led by two leading Valley VCs (Sequoia Capital and LightSpeed Venture Partners) along with existing investors (iNovia Capital, Real Ventures and VersionOne). Their story is an interesting one on many fronts and I want to share some insights that… Continue Reading

Is your e-Commerce business hacker proof ?

by on April 16, 2014

A massively scaling business is super exciting.  But let’s face it, when it does scale, you will likely find yourself cutting corners to keep the momentum going. That could mean less testing, quicker releases and a CTO that is likely helping ship product. I asked a number e-commerce companies if… Continue Reading

Key Insights from the 2014 CEO Summit

by on April 3, 2014

What we learned in 8-hours with our CEOs Last Thursday, iNovia held its second annual CEO Summit in New York, a full day event with a combination of experienced, thought-provoking speakers and coordinated round-tables. Our objective with this event was to challenge our CEOs with new ideas and facilitate a… Continue Reading

One Year Ago…

by on June 13, 2013

I came to iNovia over a year ago as an Entrepreneur in Residence (EiR). By now I thought I would be back in an operational role with one of iNovia’s many great early stage companies I’ve had the pleasure of meeting and working with.  So….what happened? Since joining iNovia, I’ve… Continue Reading

GROWtalks is coming to Montreal

by on January 17, 2013

We’ve got Debbie Landa and the team that produces the GROW Conference announcing that they are bringing us a piece of GROW right here in Montreal. How cool is that! GROWtalks Montreal is a conference built for startup teams and it will take place February 19th at McGill… Continue Reading

Building the team

by on February 15, 2012

We are proud to announce that David Nault has joined the ranks of iNovia Capital as full time Entrepreneur in Residence. Amongst his other responsibilities, he is specifically in charge of evaluating investment opportunities originating from Quebec and providing support to the growing entrepreneurial ecosystem in our own backyard… Continue Reading