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Category: Press Release
Posted: July 9, 2014

Worldwide bus travel booking leader Busbud announced the closing of a $9 million Series A funding round, co-led by OMERS Ventures and Revolution Ventures. iNovia Capital and Real Ventures, who co-led the initial $1.2 million seed round in May 2013, are also participating in the round.

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Category: Speaking Engagement
Event date: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Posted: May 15, 2014

Join John Ruffolo on June 25th, 1pm at the Salesforce1 World Tour for a panel moderated by Dan Debow, SVP Work.com and others about the state of innovation and building successful high growth companies in Canada. The event includes a keynote from Mike Rosenbaum, EVP salesforce.com, hundreds of demos, Salesforce.com ecosystem networking and education and development sessions for every role in the organization. 



Category: Speaking Engagement
Event date: Monday, May 26, 2014
Posted: April 29, 2014

Join John Ruffolo for an Exclusive "State of the Ecosystem" report as part of Ontario’s community of innovation investment at the Follow-On Investment Forum. The FOIF showcases how angel capital  is and indispensable catalyst of economic growth. Attendees will see early-stage companies on the cusp of global growth, learn about current trends and issues, and network among like-minded investors.



Category: Speaking Engagement
Event date: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Posted: April 8, 2014

Join Deloitte, Bennett Jones and OMERS Ventures for a workshop on understanding term sheets. Sid Paquette will be a panelist along Gary Solway of Bennett Jones, angel investor Jim Fletcher and Maurizio Milani of Deloitte. The workshop focuses on common terms in venture capital term sheets and the rationale behind each term, valuations and commonly negotiated issues.



Category: Press Release
Posted: April 8, 2014

Wattpad, the world's largest community of readers and writers, today announced the company has raised $46 million in Series C funding. The round was led by OMERS Ventures with participation from August Capital, Raine Ventures, and Northleaf Venture Catalyst Fund.

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