Pioneers And Visionaries

We are a leading provider of information, insights, and solutions to optimize financial decision making. We are a fully integrated Fintech company that controls the value chain from issuers and exchanges to the investor.

Our numbers

32
Products
19
years in business
1
tracking Nasdaq Inovestor index
12
Proprietary Equity Indices

Our story

Our people

Directors


The heart and soul of Inovestor.

Pascal Lefrancois

President, CEO

With 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, Pascal is the President of Inovestor. Founded Inovestor in 1999 and successfully grew the Fintech company via internal growth and strategic acquisitions. He is a passionate entrepreneur with various interests such as investments, technology, startups, financial literacy and real estate. His dedication and hard work influence others to always aim higher. Pascal’s deep commitment to finance and technology stems from its Physics and MBA studies.

Benoit Parenteau

IT Director

Benoit is Director IT for Inovestor and joined the company in 2000. Benoit has developed his knowledge of the financial IT space. He brings a unique perspective to our projects with his focus on UX.

Mathieu Lespérance

IT Director

Mathieu serves as a Director of IT and is our lead architect. He has been with the company for more than 15 years. He has a broad knowledge of existing technologies and remains informed on new updates. Mathieu has developed his ability to grasp complex financial problems and offer client friendly solutions quickly.

Sales


Voices you can hear and hands you can shake.

Melanie Tosi

Sales Director

With her finance background and her M.Sc. degree in finance, discipline and commitment, Melanie has acquired a global perspective of the industry over the years. Her dedication and passion for investments, ensures her to find the right solutions for our clients. She continues to provide an exceptional service using a personalized approach driven by her client’s needs. With extensive experience at Inovestor Inc, you will receive professional advice and service that meet your expectations.

Noor Hussain

Account Executive

Noor is an account executive at Inovestor Inc. She holds a BComm in Finance from Concordia University, has completed the CSC certification, and is currently working towards the CFA designation. Her passion for finance and client relations has made her a great contribution to the team. She specializes in the Stockpointer application and helps investment advisors discover how to best integrate the tool with their current resources.

René Roland

Account executive

Rene is a senior account executive at Inovestor Inc. He holds a BComm in Finance from Concordia University as well as a Financial Planning designation from the IQPF. He has completed numerous courses at the Canadian Securities Institute, receiving certifications in; Financial Service Advice, Advanced Personal Finance and Branch Compliance. Rene has always been interested in the world of investments and started his career working as an Investment Advisor for ScotiaMcleod before moving to TD Waterhouse. His passion for the industry brought him to Inovestor where he now works on helping advisors by offering a personalized approach and professional advice for their unique practice.

Management


The brain trust
behind our success.

Louis Fortin

President, Inovestor Asset Management

With more than 25 years of experience in various senior positions within traditional and alternative portfolio management firms, Louis is the co-founding partner of IAM. He started his career as a floor trader, where he headed the Goldman Sachs floor team at the Montreal Exchange. Louis gained his wealth-management experience with Dundee Global Investment Management and TD Asset Management. He was the CEO of Amundi Canada, one of the largest French asset managers, where he established its Canadian institutional operations in 2007. Louis holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Laval University. He is a co-founder of the Emerging Managers Board of Canada.

Eugenio Soares

IT Project Manager

Eugenio currently holds the position of IT Project Manager. He has been with the company since 2014 and has managed various projects for different clients. He has developed his knowledge on the fintech and IT industries over the years and demonstrates an exceptional understanding of what clients and customers are looking for. Eugenio has a BS degree in finance and is working towards earning his PMP certification.

François Soto

IAM Director

With more than 10 years of experience in the financial services industry, François brings extensive background and innovation in the field of quantitative finance to the firm. He began his career at CTI Capital as a financial analyst and worked in collaboration with Variant Perception LLC as a quantitative strategist. He currently oversees portfolio management activities including investment strategy, financial research, trading and risk management. François holds both a BBA degree and an MBA from HEC Montreal. He is also a CFA charterholder, a FRM charterholder and a CIM charterholder.