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Company Overview of OMERS Ventures

Company Overview

OMERS Ventures is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in investing in all stages from seed stage to pre-IPO rounds, early stage, later stage, and growth capital. The firm is an institutional angel investor. It seeks to invest in technology, media, and telecommunications with a focus on human-computer interfaces, hardware platforms, mobile and enterprise software; clean technology; and life-sciences. The firm invests in North America with a focus on North Canada and the United States but may also consider investments in Europe or other parts of the world on a case by case basis. It typically invests between CAD$0.5 million ($0.48 million) and CAD$2 million ($1.92 million) i...

200 Bay Street

Suite 1410, South Tower

Toronto, ON M5J 2J2


Founded in 2011





Key Executives for OMERS Ventures

Chief Executive Officer
Managing Director
Managing Director
Managing Director
Age: 51
Director of Communications
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

OMERS Ventures Key Developments

OMERS Ventures Presents at Milken Institute Global Conference 2014, Apr-28-2014 03:30 PM

OMERS Ventures Presents at Milken Institute Global Conference 2014, Apr-28-2014 03:30 PM. Venue: Lon Angeles, California, United States. Speakers: John Ruffolo, Chief Executive Officer.

OMERS Ventures Presents at Series Round Venture Investment Forum, Apr-28-2014 through Apr-29-2014

OMERS Ventures Presents at Series Round Venture Investment Forum, Apr-28-2014 through Apr-29-2014. Venue: The St. Andrew’s Club and Conference Centre, 150 King Street West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Presentation Date & Speakers: Apr-29-2014, Haroon F. Mirza, Entrepreneur in Residence, Jim Orlando, Managing Director.

OMERS Ventures Announces Appointment of Kent Thexton as Managing Director

OMERS Ventures announced that Kent Thexton is joining its team as Managing Director. In this role Mr. Thexton is responsible for leading investment activities in the North American market focusing on high-growth companies in the technology, media, and telecommunications sectors. He is currently a board member and consultant for some of Canada's companies.

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