OMERS Ventures



Number of Exits 7
CB Rank (Investor) 1,015
OMERS Ventures
OMERS Ventures is a venture capital firm investing in technology, media and telecommunications companies.
Categories  Venture CapitalHeadquarters Regions  Great LakesSub-Organization of 
Founded Date Jan 3, 2011Operating Status ActiveNumber of Employees 11-50Child Hubs  OMERS Ventures Portfolio Companies
Investor Type  Venture Capital Investment Stage  Early Stage Venture, Late Stage Venture, Seed Number of Exits 7
Website 689彩票邀请码 LinkedIn 689彩票邀请码 Contact Email info@omersventures.comPhone Number 416-369-3720

OMERS Ventures is the venture arm of OMERS. OMERS, the Ontario Municipal Employee 689彩票邀请码 System, is one of Canada's leading pension funds.

689彩票邀请码OMERS Ventures is interested in investing in early or later stage companies in the Technology, Media, and Telecommunications sectors in North America.

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Investors Active in Halifax, Nova Scotia
119 Number of Organizations ● $360M Total Funding Amount ● 39 Number of Investors
Late Stage Venture Investors with Investments in New York
1,363 Number of Organizations ● $15.8B Total Funding Amount ● 133 Number of Investors
Seed Stage Investors with Investments in Stockholms Lan
196 Number of Organizations ● $2.5B Total Funding Amount ● 130 Number of Investors
Seed Stage Investors with Investments in Berlin, Berlin
473 Number of Organizations ● $2.6B Total Funding Amount ● 129 Number of Investors


Number of Investments 75
Number of Lead Investments 43
OMERS Ventures has made 75 investments. Their most recent investment was on Jan 3, 2020, when Clearcover raised $50M.
Announced Date  
Organization Name  
Lead Investor  
Funding Round  
Money Raised  
Jan 3, 2020
Series C - Clearcover
Dec 11, 2019
Wefox Group
Series B - Wefox Group
Dec 2, 2019
Series A - Quorso
Nov 5, 2019
Series B - Firstvet
Oct 31, 2019
Series C - Crunchbase
Sep 25, 2019
Embark Technology
Series C - Embark Technology
Sep 18, 2019
Series E - TouchBistro
Aug 27, 2019
Series A - Peerwell
Jun 24, 2019
Series A - Xanadu
Apr 1, 2019
Seed Round - RESI


Number of Exits 7
OMERS Ventures has had 7 exits. OMERS Ventures's most notable exits include 689彩票邀请码ifyWave, and DogVacay.
689彩票邀请码ify is a cloud-based, multi-channel commerce platform designed for small and medium-sized businesses.
Wave offers tailored financial services (payments, payroll) and award-winning free software for small/micro-businesses around the world.
DogVacay is a pet boarding marketplace connecting pet owners with families willing to take care of their pets while they are away.
PasswordBox is a digital life manager enabling users to securely store, retrieve and share passwords and other personal data on any device.
Fan engagement platform for live gaming
Pressly is the best way to aggregate the right content for your audience and establish your brand as a thought leader in your industry.
AppHero is a smartphone app recommendations platform that is based on the users' interests, preferences and characteristics.

Funds Raised

Number of Funds 4
OMERS Ventures has raised 4 funds, their latest being OMERS Ventures European fund. This fund was announced on Mar 25, 2019 and raised a total of €300M.
Announced Date  
Fund Name  
Money Raised  
Mar 25, 2019
OMERS Ventures European fund
May 9, 2017
OMERS Ventures Fund III
Aug 17, 2015
OMERS Ventures Fund II
Oct 1, 2011
OMERS Ventures Fund I

Current Team

Number of Current Team Members 27
OMERS Ventures has 27 current team members, including Managing Director Damien Steel.
Damien Steel
Managing Director
Sid Paquette
Managing Partner
Harry Briggs
Managing Partner
Michael Yang
Managing Partner
Shawn Chance
Venture Partner
Casey Rovinelli
Growth Director, Portfolio Companies

Company Tech Stack by Siftery

OMERS Ventures uses 17 technology products and services including Google AnalyticsVimeo, and Google Tag Manager.

Website Tech Stack by BuiltWith

OMERS Ventures is actively using 28 technologies for its website. These include Viewport MetaIPhone / Mobile Compatible, and SPF.

Web Traffic by SimilarWeb

OMERS Ventures is ranked 3,799,839 among websites globally based on its 2,893 monthly web visitors.

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Number of Events 3
OMERS Ventures has participated in 3 events. Recently, they attended proTECH 2019 on Oct 10, 2019.
proTECH 2019
Oct 10, 2019
The Investor Series - Vol 3
Sep 5, 2019

Recent News & Activity

Number of Articles 366

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