Hootsuite

Hootsuite is a social media management platform for consumers and businesses to execute campaigns across multiple social networks.
Hootsuite

The story so far

Founder and Chairman Ryan Holmes started building the idea for Hootsuite with a small team at his agency in 2008. Hootsuite is a social media management platform for consumers and businesses to execute campaigns across multiple social networks. Fast forward to today and Hootsuite is the global leader in social media management, trusted by more than 18 million customers and employees at over 80% of the Fortune 1000. Hootsuite is committed to help organizations build enduring customer relationships at scale and is uniquely positioned to guide organizations to social success. OMERS Ventures invested in Hootsuite in 2012.

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Themes

Sales & marketing SaaS

Founded

2008

OMERS First Investment

2012

ABOUT THE FOUNDER

Ryan Holmes

Ryan Holmes is the founder and CEO of Hootsuite. A serial entrepreneur, Ryan Holmes started his first business in high school, ultimately opening a string of ventures—from a pizza restaurant to a digital media agency—before starting Hootsuite in 2008. As founder and CEO, he has helped grow Hootsuite into the world’s most widely used social relationship platform, with 16-million-plus users, including more than 800 of the Fortune 1000 companies. [Need to edit this - Ryan Holmes is no longer CEO]

The OMERS team

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Damien Steel
Global Managing Partner
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Eugene Lee
Principal

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