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Chris Arsenault
Works at iNovia Capital
Attended Université Laval
Lived in Baltimore
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"The Discipline of Creating and Dominating New Markets." 

Check out the video by +Christopher Lochhead @ the iNovia CEO Summit about Category Design.

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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Montreal’s Lightspeed Retail to cash in on changes to outdated U.S. card security 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! $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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Excited to catch up with founders, LPs and friends at the @iNovia 2015 CEO Summit & AGM! http://ceosummit.inovia.vc  
iNovia's CEO Summit is an annual event for founders and makers.
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From EiR Buzz to Poka Inc. -- Bruno Morency shares his transition from VC iNovia Team to start-up: http://buff.ly/1IijXHK
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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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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