Jean Grenon Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1


  • Investments
  • 9

  • Portfolio
  • 4

  • Exits
  • 4


Jean Grenon General Information


Mr. Jean Grenon is a Co-Founder and serves as Managing Partner of NexTFund Capital. He serves as Board Member at Intellisports. He served as a Board Member at Algolux. He serves as Chairman at FlyScan Systems. He serves as Fund Manager at i4 Capital. He brings more than 25 years of expertise in the telecom and wireless space. After a stint with the Boston Consulting Group in Paris and Boston, he worked for over 20 years in the wireless equipment industry in the US for technology innovators such as M/A.COM and California Microwave and start-ups such as Technical Communications Corporation, Microwave Radio Corporation, and Innova Corporation. Prior to forming Vectrad Networks and then NexTFund Capital in 2003, He was Chairman and CEO of Innova Corporation, a company he led following its listing on the NASDAQ in 1999. He has focused for the last 15 years on angel investing in technology, primarily in Canada. He has invested in and exited a number of companies such as Elliptic Technologies, Optosecurity, Ticksmith, LandR via secondaries or an outright company sale. He graduated from the Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal and holds a Harvard Business School MBA. He sits on the board of several innovation-driven corporations including Inter-Mobile S.A.S, a NexTFund portfolio company.

Contact Information

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • C/O NTF Capital
  • 9 rue Lincoln
  • 75008 Paris
  • France
+33 01 00 00 00 00

Jean Grenon Investments (9)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Playfitt 06-May-2022 Seed Round 00.000 Recreational Goods Generating Revenue 0000 000000
000000 01-Jun-2020 0000 00000 00.000 Electrical Equipment Generating Revenue 0000 000000
000000 00000000000 08-Nov-2018 00000 00000 00.000 Electronic Equipment and Instruments Generating Revenue 0000 000000
00000000 0000000 05-Jun-2018 00000 00000 Automotive Generating Revenue 0000 000000
000000 01-Jan-2017 0000 00000 00.00 Electrical Equipment Generating Revenue 0000 000000
0000000 04-Dec-2014 00000 00000 00.000 Social/Platform Software Out of Business 0000 000000
0000000000 11-Dec-2013 00000 (00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000
Iloc Technologies 24-Oct-2013 Early Stage VC 000 Electronics (B2C) Generating Revenue 0000 000000
LANDR 27-Sep-2013 Seed Round 00000 Multimedia and Design Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000

Jean Grenon Exits (4)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Mirametrix 12-Nov-2021 Merger/Acquisition 000.00
00000000 0000000 01-Jul-2020 000000000000000000
Iloc Technologies 01-Jan-2018 Secondary Transaction - Private
handyem 01-Oct-2017 Out of Business

Jean Grenon Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Jean Grenon Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Jean Grenon Angel Investor 0 0 0 Paris, France

Jean Grenon Co-Investors (14)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Anges Québec 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Charles Bombardier 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Investissement Québec 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
National Bank of Canada 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Real Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar