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Intel Acquires Montreal’s PasswordBox

By Dave Forde / December 1, 2014

As they continue to expand n their interest in security solution, Intel acquired Montreal-based PasswordBox for an undisclosed sum.  PasswordBox makes a cross-platform identity management service which allows users to store their passwords for easier and safer access. PasswordBox was founded in  2012, with 48 employees and headquartered in Montreal, Quebec. All current employees have […]


OMERS Ventures Adds Haroon F. Mirza As Entrepreneur in Residence

By Dave Forde / August 7, 2013

After a significant investment into HootSuite last week, OMERS Ventures is back on our radar, this time adding Haroon F. Mirza to the team as their first Entrepreneur in Residence (EIR). In this role, Haroon will contribute to the identification and execution of investment opportunities in the Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) sectors.


HootSuite Raises $165 Million, Adds New Board Members

By Dave Forde / August 6, 2013

As they continue their global dominance in the social media space, Vancouver-based HootSuite has secured an additional $165 million US in capital for its Series B Financing round. This new round is a co-investment led by Insight Venture Partners, with participation from Accel Partners and existing investor, OMERS Ventures.


Kevin Kimsa Joins OMERS Ventures As Venture Partner

By Dave Forde / June 4, 2013

OMERS Ventures just announced that Kevin Kimsa is joining the venture capital firm’s team as Venture Partner. In this role Kevin will support both early and later-stage growth portfolio companies in the North American market, with a focus on the Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) sectors.


Online Payment Provider Fusebill Secures $2M Investment Led By OMERS Ventures

By Dave Forde / April 16, 2013

Fusebill, a provider of automated, flexible and affordable subscription billing and payment solutions has just announced it has secured $2 million investment led by OMERS Ventures as well participation from Covington Capital Corp. The company will use the additional funds to help execute its strategy, and position itself as a significant player in the growing small-to-mid market SaaS billing and analytics space.


Mobile Publishing Platform Pressly Secures $1.5 Million

By Dave Forde / March 12, 2013

Pressly is about to turn a new page in the Toronto-based startup’s history, they have just secured $1.5 million in funding from iNovia Capital and OMERS Ventures. The startup was originally launched in 2011 and has created a mobile publishing platform that helps media companies and marketers instantly increase their audience engagement by converting web content to a more mobile friendly experience.

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