Partner, iNovia Capital
Geoff Judge started as a venture partner at iNovia Capital since 2007, then became full time Partner in 2010, and was co-founder of 24/7 Media. His self-described role is as a member of advisory boards, where he uses his networks and connections to help companies hire the right people to fill leadership positions. He also advises on strategy, business development and sales.
iNovia Capital is based in Montreal, with offices in Calgary and New York, and partners across the U.S. Judge heads up the New York office and focuses on investments related to digital media, transaction processing, ad tech and payments. He invests in 3-6 startups a year, putting in anything from $250,000 to $2 million.
In his more entrepreneurial days at 24/7Media, Judge was senior vice president and general manager of the media division. WPP acquired the company in 2007 for $649 million.
Selected Investments/Boards: Collective, Spanfeller Media, Domino, Madison Logic, PexCard, Lenddo, RouteHappy, Resonate, Chango, 33Across, WorkFusion, TiqIQ, and Global Cash Access (NYSE: GCA)
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