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Category: Press Release
Posted: February 25, 2015

Klipfolio, a high growth cloud company bringing powerful, easy-to-use and affordable real-time dashboards to the mid market, today announced a $6.2 million series A round led by OMERS Ventures and including all the investors from Klipfolio’s 2014 seed round.

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Category: Press Release
Posted: January 14, 2015

Vidyard, the global leader in video marketing and sales enablement solutions, today announced it has raised $18 million in Series B funding led by Bessemer Venture Partners with participation from existing investors iNovia Capital, OMERS Ventures, Salesforce Ventures and SoftTech VC. The company will use the funds to fuel the growing global demand for Video Marketing Platform technology and to expand its product offerings for marketing and sales. In addition, Byron Deeter, Partner at Bessemer Venture Partners, will join Vidyard’s Board of Directors.

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Category: Press Release
Posted: December 11, 2014

VANCOUVER, BC–(Marketwired – December 10, 2014) – BuildDirect, a technology company that is building a simpler, trusted and efficient home improvement industry, today announced it has closed $50 million in financing from a blend of new and existing US and Canadian investors including Mohr Davidow Ventures, OMERS Ventures and BMO Asset Management. The investment will be used to rapidly expand and scale the technology for the company"s Home Marketplace, a community-based technology platform that creates a one-stop solution directly connecting buyers (consumers and subcontractors) with sellers (product manufacturers, designers, trades and shippers).

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Category: Press Release
Posted: December 1, 2014

More than a third of users admit to having the same password for all or most websites. The number of devices, applications and accounts continue to grow, and security and convenience are often competing sides of the same coin. In 2013, OMERS Ventures was excited to invest in Daniel Robichaud and the entire PasswordBox team to support their efforts solving a problem that touches Internet users in every country in the world.

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Category: Opinions
Posted: November 12, 2014

The $9 billion North American pet boarding industry is a mature market that is ripe for disruption. Dog kennels represent an antiquated and inconvenient solution to a problem that pet owners have faced for years: finding a trusted, convenient and economic option to look after their dogs. We believe DogVacay, an online marketplace that links dog owners with passionate vetted and insured pet care providers, has a tremendous opportunity to disrupt the traditional cage-oriented kennel market and become the dominant destination for pet boarding.

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