Chris Arsenault Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Investments
  • 3

  • Portfolio
  • 3

Chris Arsenault General Information


Mr. Chris Arsenault is a Co-Founder and serves as a Partner at Inovia Capital. He has more than 25 years of operating and investing experience and through his vision, has become a key pillar of today's maturing Canadian tech ecosystem. He is a Advisor at Luge Capital. He served as an Advisor at Panache Ventures. He also serves as Board Member at Life House. He served as Board Member at Poka. He played an important role in supporting many of Inovia Capital's most valuable companies, including Lightspeed, Luxury Retreats, Sonder, and AppDirect, where he currently serves as a board member and a coach to the founders. Through his decades of leadership and relationship building, he has developed an outstanding track record of identifying high-potential companies early on, maximizing deal value, supporting management teams as they scale, and managing paths to exit. Notable exits that generated substantial shareholder value include the 2019 IPO of Lightspeed (LSPD), Luxury Retreats,, Localmind, Routehappy, Airborne Entertainment, Copernic Technologies and SIT. He co-founded Inovia Capital in 2007 and leveraged his entrepreneurial instincts to not only shape the culture of the Firm but also its vision and path forward which led to the inception of Growth Fund I. He currently serves as a director on the boards of SnapTravel, Groupe Dynamite, and previously Lightspeed (until its IPO), Luxury Retreats (acquired by Airbnb in 2017), Reflex Photonics (acquired by Smiths Interconnect in 2019), and (acquired by McKesson in 2017). He is also a board member of the Montreal Heart Institute Foundation, and of Forum AI Québec (part of the Quebec Supercluster for Artificial Intelligence), and a Charter Member of Silicon Valley-based The C100. He serves as Board Member at AppDirect.

Contact Information

Year Founded
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • 3 Place Ville-Marie
  • Suite 12350
  • Montreal, Quebec H3B 0E7
  • Canada
+1 (514) 000-0000

Chris Arsenault Investments (3)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Fiska 18-Dec-2015 Seed Round 00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 000000000
000000000 25-Mar-2015 0000 00000 000 Other Healthcare Technology Systems Generating Revenue 00000 000000000
000000 000000 20-Aug-2009 00000 00000 Human Capital Services Generating Revenue 00000 000000000
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Chris Arsenault Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Chris Arsenault Angel Investor 00 0 0 Montreal, Canada
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