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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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.
Vidyard, a video marketing platform has announced it has secured $6 million in Series A financing. Leading the round of investment was OMERS Ventures, followed by iNovia Capital and SoftTech VC.
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.
As the most active venture capital investment firm in Canada during 2012, OMERS Ventures is gearing up for another busy year and has announced the addition of several new advisory board members, Ken Nickerson, Michael Serbinis and Steven Woods.
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