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Chris Arsenault
Works at iNovia Capital
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Communications AssociateYou have a natural ability to communicate and your peers call you a social butterfly? You are still fairly early in your career and have a burning desire to show you have what it takes to be a marketing and communications guru. You are a go-getter. You are not looking for a mundane job, you want an opportunity that will accelerate your growth. And last but not least, you love a fast paced work environment (and you can outr...
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Montreal’s Lightspeed Retail to cash in on changes to outdated U.S. card security 
Montreal innovator hopes to cash in this fall when American credit cards final...postely switch over to chip-and-pin system
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TrackTik Lands New Client and Raises $1.5 Million with @iNovia&@KlassCapital http://www.techvibes.com/blog/tracktik-2015-04-22 via @Techvibes
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Great post by my colleague +David Nault on "@VarageSale: Building on Passion" recent results http://inovia.vc/#/blog/2015/04/varagesale-building-on-passion/  +iNovia Capital 
A venture capital firm backing early-stage entrepreneurs building innovative technology companies.
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BAM! Congrats Matt and Team #Clearpath robotics for some amazing tech, sales and funding! Proud to be a partner. #waterloo 
The robot sector has had a rush of activity thanks to recent innovations such as cheaper and better sensors and cameras, longer battery life, more processing power and an open-source robotic operating system.
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Join Us At The First #Montreal TC Pitch-Off And Meetup April 1via @techcrunch#TCmeetup #Canada #Quebec #startups 
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Yep! Looking for the best! Is it you?@iNovia is looking for an outstanding person to join its team! http://inovia.vc/2015/04/communications-associate/
Communications Associate You have a natural ability to communicate and your peers call you a social butterfly? You are still fairly early in your career and have a burning desire to show you have what it takes to be a marketing and communications guru. You are a go-getter. You are not looking for a mundane job, you want an opportunity that…
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Playing hard to get. The story behind @iNovia's @chrisarsenault funding @LuxuryRetreats @JoePoulin http://www.thenextmillion.com/playing-hard-to-get/
Chris Arsenault wanted to invest big bucks in Joe Poulin’s company. The problem? The CEO didn’t return his calls What do you do if you have millions of dollars that
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Congrats +Senia Rapisarda  & Team HabourVest Canada - Launch of the New Fund of Funds
HarbourVest Canada Growth Fund, a venture fund of funds managed by Boston-based asset manager HarbourVest Partners, has secured $197.2 million in an initial close. The fund, the fourth to be formed...
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BAM! $34M to Canadian Co VarageSale Now, next time someone ask me "what type of traction do you want/need to see?" ‪#‎varagesale‬ is the new basis to compare to.
Congrats Tami, Carl, Ben & Andrew on having built an amazing company and for letting us be part of your adventure since day one. Welcome to Bryan Sequoia Capital and Andrew Lightspeed Venture Partners on board this Canadian rocketship.

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VarageSale, a Canadian-made app that serves as a virtual garage sale, aims to bring back ‘that small-town feeling’
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Earlier this year, we took part in a $50 million Series D investment round in AppDirect. Headquartered in San Francisco, AppDirect makes it easy for businesses to find, buy, manage, and monitor cloud services from a central location. They also…
Earlier this year, we took part in a $50 million Series D investment round in AppDirect. Headquartered in San Francisco, AppDirect makes it easy for businesses to find, buy, manage, and monitor cloud services from a central location. They also give providers and developers an easy way to distribute, sell, and market cloud services. That last... Read more
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Work
Occupation
Help build great tech companies.
Skills
Business development, chaos navigator, opportunity finder and relationhsip builder.
Employment
  • iNovia Capital
    Managing Partner, 2007 - present
    Working with an amazing team, backing great entrepreneurs in tech.
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Previously
Baltimore - Bonaventure - Rimouski - Quebec city - Montreal
Story
Tagline
Enthusiastic Entrepreneur. Managing Partner @iNovia VC. A loving dad. Passionate about our ever-changing tech world. Yes, Founders rule!
Introduction
"I think every entrepreneur needs to have balance in their lives in order to survive the emotional roller-coaster they have embarked-on, without too much damage. Every entrepreneur has a different need of balance. Find your balance. It will save your life." 
Chris Arsenault, iNovia Capital.
Bragging rights
Once a survivor!
Education
  • Université Laval
    Finance & Marketing, 1993
    Never completed by bachelor, focused on the 76 employees in my company instead of completing my last year.
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Male