Jean-Sebastien Cournoyer Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Status
  • Active
  • Professionals
  • 1
  • Investments
  • 4
  • Portfolio
  • 1
  • Exits
  • 3

Jean-Sebastien Cournoyer General Information


Mr. Jean-Sebastien Cournoyer is a Co-Founder and serves as Board Partner at Real Ventures. He serves as a Board Member at Acorn Biolabs. He served as a Board Observer at Validere. He served as Board Member at Delphia and Busbud. He was a Board Member at Immunio. He is also a Co-Founder and serves as Venture Partner & Mentor at FounderFuel. He co-founded and served as a Mentor at Founder at Execution Labs. He is a Co-Founder and a Board Member at Element AI. He serves as a Board Member at Datacratic, and OMsignal He served as an Advisor at Kiwi Wearable Technologies. He served as Board Observer at Plotly. He has been in high technology since the mid nineties. He is currently President of Zanura, a venture accelerator and technology incubator with operations in Canada and Asia that he co-founded in late 2008. JS is also a Partner at MontrealStartup, a Montreal-based technology seed fund that he co-founded in November 2007. Prior to Zanura, JS was an investment professional with VantagePoint Venture Partners, a Silicon Valley-based venture capital fund with $4.5B under management. Prior to VantagePoint, he was responsible for the venture capital investment activities of la Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDP) in IT. Prior to CDP, JS was Chief Financial Officer and Vice President, business development at Terrascale Technologies Inc., a storage software company he seeded and joined as employee #4 and that was sold to Rackable Systems (NASDAQ: RACK). He served as a Board Member at Landr.

Contact Information

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • Montreal, Quebec
  • Canada

Jean-Sebastien Cournoyer Investments & Acquisitions (4)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Ready Education 03-May-2018 Merger of Equals Education and Training Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 0000-000000000 000000000
00000000 12-Dec-2013 00000 (00000 00.00 Information Services (B2C) Out of Business 0000-000000000 000000000
Oohlala Mobile 16-Aug-2011 Seed Round 000 Application Software Generating Revenue 0000-000000000 000000000
Terrascale Technologies 28-Apr-2004 Early Stage VC 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Startup 0000-000000000 000000000
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Jean-Sebastien Cournoyer Exits (3)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
iSentium 01-Jul-2019 Out of Business
0000000 000000 03-May-2018 000000000000000000
0000000000 0000000 08-Sep-2006 000000000000000000 0000
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Jean-Sebastien Cournoyer Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Jean-Sebastien Cournoyer Angel Investor 00 0 0 Montreal, Canada
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