Information Venture Partners Announces Marc Altshuller as Entrepreneur in Residence
Toronto – September 20, 2018
Leading venture capital fund Information Venture Partners, is pleased to announce Marc Altshuller as the first Entrepreneur in Residence to the fund. Marc will be joining the team to help mentor portfolio companies, to assist on investments and will be bringing his depth of experience as an operator and entrepreneur
“Having Marc join as Entrepreneur in Residence seemed like the next logical step for the fund. With his experience in leading operations, business intelligence and go-to-market strategies, we believe that he will be a valuable asset for our team and our portfolio companies,” said Robert Antoniades, Co-Founder and General Partner. “After knowing Marc for many years from our investment in Varicent, we are excited to have him on board. We believe that his domain expertise fits in well with our fund’s focus on technology that is innovating and harnessing data to generate better information at scale, specifically in financial services.”
Marc has a proven record in the technology industry spanning over 20 years. During this time, he has held executive leadership roles across sales, marketing, offering management and consulting services. Marc gained this experience though various enterprise software and consulting engagements and though Varicent, a startup he co-founded in 2005. Varicent grew to be Canada’s fastest growing company in 2010 as reported by Profit magazine and the fastest growing software company in Deloitte’s 2010 Fast 500. Varicent was acquired by IBM in 2012 where Marc was promoted five times over six years and ultimately holding the role of General Manager for the Business Analytics Division and a seat on IBM’s Acceleration Team comprised of the top 300 executives at IBM.
“I’m delighted to be joining the Information Venture Partners team. I believe in the fund thesis and am excited to work with and support the companies across the portfolio,” quoted Marc. “I’m passionate about building great technology and innovation and am ready to get started with this industry leading team.”
Happiest when working with his team and innovating, Marc is a welcome addition as Entrepreneur in Residence to Information Venture Partners and will bring to the team additional skills and further domain expertise.
Kate Grant, Information Venture Partners
Analyst, Community and Marketing
About Information Venture Partners
Information Venture Partners is a team of experienced venture capital investors that focuses Seed and Series-A companies in B2B FinTech and Enterprise SaaS. Current portfolio companies include BigID, Coconut Software, Flybits, Sensibill, Q4 and Verafin.