Innovacorp

About

You’re an entrepreneur with a vision. You’ve spotted a market opportunity, gathered a team, and you’re launching a new venture. You’re inventive, organized, and ready to step up your game. All that’s needed is the means to make it happen. Innovacorp is here to help. We get invested in Nova Scotia’s entrepreneurs.

As an entrepreneur, you understand risk. So do we. We’re willing to take risks, and make early stage investments in your venture. As your partner, we’ll play a key role in transforming your business into something extraordinary.

As an entrepreneur, you understand risk. So do we. We’re willing to take risks, and make early stage investments in your venture. As your partner, we’ll play a key role in transforming your business into something extraordinary.

We’ve got the experience and the assets to help you succeed in the global marketplace. Our proven venture capital model is built around response time and veteran guidance: with us, you get the best advice, when you need it.
Discover more about how Innovacorp can be a partner in your venture. Together, we can change the face of business in Nova Scotia.

Vision

Our region will become one of the top 10 start-up ecosystems in the world.
Mission
We find, fund and foster innovative Nova Scotia start-ups that strive to change the world.
Established in 1995 and based in Halifax, Innovacorp is Nova Scotia's early stage venture capital organization. Target industries include information technology, clean technology, life sciences and ocean technology.

Early stage investment is at the core of Innovacorp’s business model, but the organization also provides hands-on business advisory services, tailored to meet the unique – and evolving – needs of each of the promising technology companies in its portfolio. It also gives entrepreneurs access to world-class incubation facilities and an international network of expert advisors.


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Strategy

As your equity partner, we can help turn your venture into something extraordinary. We’re more than just money. We provide hands-on business advisory services, tailored to meet the unique – and evolving – needs of your promising technology company.

We manage the Nova Scotia First Fund. The fund targets emerging venture-grade technology companies with high growth potential and attractive risk-return prospects. We co-invest with institutional, private sector and angel investors from across Canada and beyond. Check out some of our investment portfolio companies. (New-ish to venture capital? Learn about the investment process.)

Our fund has capacity to invest in new opportunities. Is the next opportunity yours?
We bring more than just investment capital. We’ll work side-by-side with you to figure out your immediate struggles and the steps needed to overcome them. Once that’s achieved, together we’ll determine what’s needed next for sustained competitiveness and business growth. A network of advisors, mentors and service providers complements our in-house business expertise. (Learn about our investment team.)

Every company has its own distinct needs for business assistance. Our investment team will help you with yours.

Fundamental business planning, intellectual property protection strategies, product development, financial management, value proposition development, human resource management, sales and distribution channel strategies and competitive analysis are just a sample of the areas of expertise you’ll have within arm’s reach as our client.


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  • Industry Focus
    Diversified
  • Year Founded
    1995
  • Address
    400 - 1871 Hollis Street
    Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 0C3
  • Key Personnel
    Stephen Duff - PRESIDENT & CEO
    Charles Baxter - VICE PRESIDENT, INVESTMENT
    Jennifer Robichaud - VICE PRESIDENT, CLIENT EXPERIENCE & OPERATIONS