Michael Robinson

Vice President

About

Michael Robinson is a Vice President on our Investment team and is responsible for deal origination, due diligence functions, as well as advising our portfolio companies with respect to corporate strategy, operational effectiveness, M&A and follow-on fundraising. Michael also specializes in the measurement, benchmarking and analysis of SaaS metrics and operational/financial KPIs.

Experience

Prior to joining Georgian, Michael worked at True Wind Capital, a private equity firm in San Francisco, where he focused on growth equity and control investments across the technology sector. Prior to joining True Wind, he was a member of the Technology, Media, and Telecom investment banking team at Goldman Sachs in New York, where he advised companies on M&A, equity and debt transactions. Michael began his career in the investment banking division of RBC Capital Markets in Toronto where he advised companies on M&A, leveraged buyout and corporate restructuring transactions.

Education

Michael studied business at Queen’s University and completed his Bachelor of Commerce degree.

Did you know?

Michael loves all sports and has a passion for skiing, surfing and golf.

Contact Michael

(416) 868-9696

Areas of Expertise

Corporate Development

Mergers and Acquisitions

Capital Markets Strategy

SaaS metrics

Companies

Cority

Cority leverages its cutting-edge SaaS-based technology and broad environmental, health and safety (EHS) product suite to partner with organizations around the world to effect meaningful change in the way environmental, health, and safety is managed. Cority stands by its customers as they attain performance goals, reduce EHS risks, enhance corporate productivity, and create a healthier workforce.

Team: Jason Brenier, Steve Leightell, Madalin Mihailescu, Jane Podbelskaya, Michael Robinson, Parinaz Sobhani, Ben Wilde

DataCandy

DataCandy is a leading provider of loyalty and gift card programs for the retail, hospitality and convenience-store/fuel sectors. Since its inception in 2002, DataCandy has led the way in providing customer engagement solutions to more than 9,700 locations across Canada and the United States.

Team: Nick Chen, Steve Leightell

Integrate.ai

Integrate.ai’s mission is to build a future in which AI enriches people’s lives while creating better, more valuable businesses. To do this, the company is building an AI powered platform for B2C enterprises that integrates with business processes to make customer interactions more natural and valuable. Founded by Steve Irvine, former Facebook executive, Integrate.ai is proud to be based in Toronto, Canada at the center of an exciting AI ecosystem.

Team: Jason Brenier, Hershel Harris, Justin Lafayette, Madalin Mihailescu, Michael Robinson, Parinaz Sobhani, Emily Walsh, Ben Wilde, Ji Chao Zhang

Kinnser

Kinnser Software provides web-based solutions that deliver clinical and business results for the home health, hospice and private duty industries. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Kinnser serves more than 2,100 home health agencies, therapy companies, hospices, and private duty care providers nationwide.

Team: Jason Brenier, Hershel Harris, Justin LaFayette, Jon Prial, Michael Robinson, Ben Wilde

Kinnser Software was acquired by Mediware Information Systems in May 2017.

Kony

Kony is the fastest-growing, cloud-based enterprise mobility solutions company and an industry leader among mobile application development platform (MADP) providers. Kony empowers today’s leading organizations to compete in mobile time by rapidly delivering multi-edge mobile apps across the broadest array of devices and systems.

Team: Hershel Harris, Justin LaFayette, Jon Prial, Michael Robinson

Opcity

Opcity is modernizing the real estate industry by matching top agents with qualified home buyers and sellers in real-time. Using large proprietary data sets and applied analytics, Opcity’s unique technology and matching algorithm turn online inquiries into transactions, drive increases in conversion by three to five times the industry average, and give brokers centralized insights into agents’ pipelines for the first time.

Team: Tyson Baber, Jason Brenier, Michael Robinson, Emily Walsh

Signpost

Signpost is automated CRM for B2C businesses. The Signpost platform automatically tracks every email, call, credit card transaction and social media interaction between a business and one of its customers. Signpost’s automated marketing engine leverages this CRM data to send email and SMS messages that convert new customers and drive repeat business and word-of-mouth.

Team: Tyson Baber, Justin LaFayette, Michael Robinson, Emily Walsh

Turnitin

Turnitin is the global leader in evaluating and improving student learning. The company’s cloud-based service for originality checking, online grading and peer review saves instructors time and provides rich feedback to students. One of the most widely distributed educational applications in the world, Turnitin is used by more than 10,000 institutions in 135 countries to manage the submission, tracking and evaluation of student work online.

Team: Jason Brenier, Justin LaFayette, Michael Robinson

True Fit

True Fit is a data-driven personalization platform for footwear and apparel retailers. Hosting the industry’s most comprehensive data collective True Fit uses advanced AI technology to map the detailed style, fit, and technical attributes from clothes and shoes to the detailed preferences of millions of individual shoppers.

Team: Justin LaFayette, Michael Robinson

Welltok

Welltok is transforming the way population health managers guide and incentivize consumers to optimize their health. The CafeWell Health Optimization Platform organizes the growing spectrum of health improvement and condition management resources, obtains unparalleled consumer insights through advanced analytics and leverages cognitive computing to create personalized, adaptive health itineraries.

Team: Steve Leightell, Liliana Panic, Jane Podbelskaya, Michael Robinson