Information Venture Partners
Information Venture Partners is a venture capital firm specializing in direct and fund of funds investments in the Fintech sector. In direct investments, the firm typically makes Series A and equity investments in seed and early stage private companies. The firm also invests in growth stage venture-backed companies. It primarily invests in companies specializing in technology for the financial services industry and financial services enabled by technology. Within software and services (SaaS), the firm invests in network infrastructure, fintech, enterprise software, information security, compliance and risk, technology management, collaboration and social networking, business intelligence, and business process management. Within financial services, it invests in electronic payments, commerce platforms, mass affluent investment and wealth management solutions, social networking, social lending including P2P lending, social investing, micro finance, micro lending, stored value and prepaid offerings, payment services, money transfer, remittance services, mobile payments, and products and services for the under-banked. The firm invests in companies based in North America with a focus on Canada and United States. It seeks to invest in fintech and enterprise software startups with at least CAD1 million ($0.74 million) in annual recurring revenue. It prefers to make initial investment between CAD2 million ($1.4 million) and CAD6 million ($4.4 million). The firm prefers to co-invest and seeks to have a board seat in its portfolio companies. In fund investments, it primarily invests in early stage venture capital funds. The firm invests in funds that invest in life sciences, medical devices, health services, information technology, advanced technology, agriculture sciences, and clean technologies. The firm is often the first institutional investors. It primarily invests in United States and Canada based funds and selectively in other geographies. Information Venture Partners was formerly known as RBC Venture Partners. Information Venture Partners was founded in 1997 and is based in Toronto, Canada.
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