Articles Tagged: "iNovia Capital"
“Ultimately, the team you build is the company you build.” @vkhosla
Those ten words will resonate with me forever.
Those ten words explain why we first funded Vidyard and why we re-invested now.
Those ten words remind me that we spend too much time glorifying investors and entrepreneurs… More
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TORONTO, ON—March 12, 2013 — Pressly, a mobile publishing platform that helps media companies and marketers instantly increase their audience engagement, has secured $1.5 million in financing from iNovia Capital and OMERS Ventures. The funds will go toward marketing Pressly’s platform, which automatically converges numerous online content sources, such as websites, blogs and social channels, into an interactive mobile experience for tablets and smartphones… More
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The core idea of “network effect” is that the value to each participant increases as more active members are added. Done thoughtfully, this is nowhere more true than when building a team of people. Dr. Ray Muzyka has become an active participant in iNovia’s network. And now as a Venture Advisor, he is getting to know more portfolio companies as he advances his own mentoring and investing activities through Threshold Impact (http://thresholdimpact.com)… More
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NEW YORK, NEW YORK, Nov 21, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — Chango Inc., the industry’s only ‘Programmatic Marketing Platform’ for managing real-time data-driven digital advertising, announced today that it has secured $12 million in funding. All of Chango’s existing investors including iNovia, Rho Canada Ventures, Metamorphic Ventures, Mantella Venture Partners and Extreme Venture Partners took their full allocation in the round… More
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Every so often you come across a founder with a business concept that solves a significant problem for a very large segment of businesses. Toffer Grant is such a founder. He’s the CEO of Prepaid Business Card Solutions and their service, Pex Card. Today a ton of businesses can’t get large enough lines of credit on their company credit cards to allow their employees to make normal business expenditures on a card… More
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Prepaid Expense Card Solutions, Inc., today announced that it has secured $3.2 million in Series B funding led by existing investor iNovia Capital and new investor Bluff Point Associates. Additional investors include Augury Capital and private investors. In combination with previous funding, the company has now raised nearly $5 million… More
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Crowdbase (www.crowdbase.com), a Canadian start-up that is reinventing how teams capture and organize knowledge, has secured $650k in seed financing from Real Ventures, iNovia Capital, and Martin-Luc Archambault (Bolidea) to accelerate product development and expand its team
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We are all familiar with the rapid growth of the Chinese consumer’s buying power, as the country continues to move from its socialist past to its capitalist present and future. But as a mid-sized fund based in North America there is no way we could invest in a China based company and manage that relationship effectively.
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Yesterday our investment in Mitre Media was announced. Mitre was founded by Tom Hendrickson, formerly of Investopedia. Investopedia was bootstrapped to a very successful exit to Forbes in 2007. It was during Tom’s time at Forbes that he saw an even bigger opportunity in the financial media market. During my time getting to know Tom he was passionate… More
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I’m happy to announce that I will be channelling much of my own energies into establishing this presence as a Principal at iNovia. Since I joined iNovia in 2010, we’ve made 25 new investments (including half that were pre-revenue) across 10 cities. Over that time, our team has helped generate several meaningful exits, as well as fought some extremely tough struggles on the road to failure… More
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