Investing with purpose with Hugues Lalancette, Partner @ iNovia Capital | EP#246

June 15, 2023

On this week’s show, we spoke with Hugues Lalancette, Partner @ iNovia Capital

Hugues has over 10 years of experience in technology, finance and entrepreneurship. He joined Inovia as an Analyst in November 2015 and quickly rose through the ranks to become a Partner on the growth investment team where he focuses on enterprise software opportunities. During his six year tenure at the firm, he worked with 15 portfolio companies — including AlayaCare, AppDirect, Bench, Lightspeed, Top Hat, WorkJam, WorkFusion and Rewind — helping them raise $2B+ across 25 transactions and driving great exits to date. Hugues also developed Inovia’s LP co-investment program — enabling Inovia LPs to deploy about $800M across the portfolio. Prior to Inovia, he collaborated with startups in CFO and advisor roles after having worked at BMO. Hugues graduated with an MSc. in Accounting & Finance from The London School of Economics in 2012 and with a BBA in Economics & Finance from HEC Montreal in 2011.

On the show, we spoke about: 

  • Hugues’ journey into venture
  • iNovia’s mission and platform team
  • Current macro environment and how their portfolio has adjusted 
  • Leveraging insights and relationships to build M&A
  • Key technology trends he’s studying

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