Video marketing platform for businesses, consumer brands, and content producers to host and analyze online videos.

The story so far

In 2005, Michael Litt and Devon Galloway met in the Systems Design Engineering program at the University of Waterloo, Canada. In 2010 the duo created Redwoods Media which would go on to become Vidyard in 2011. Having graduated from Ycombinator and successfully raising a seed round, Vidyard went on to raise it's Series A in 2013, led by OMERS Ventures, and its Series B in 2015 and Series C in 2016 (with OV following on investments in the B and C rounds). Vidyard has consistently been ranked in Deloitte's Fast 50 and Fast 500 fastest growing technology companies in Canada.

As demand for video surges in business, Vidyard has continued its expansion of mobile video tools to complement the platform, including releasing an Android version. Vidyard is built for business. THe Vidyard platform goes beyond just video hosting and management. It helps companies connect with viewers through personalized video experiences. In addition, it then lets organizations explore analytical insights about their audience, turning those insights into action through integrations with top enterprise tools.


Sales & marketing SaaS



OMERS First Investment


Michael Litt


Michael Litt

Michael Litt is the co-founder and CEO of Vidyard, the leading video marketing platform that helps businesses expand their use of video content and turn viewers into customers. Mike is a passionate entrepreneur, avid surfer and skier, and has recently been recognized as Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur of the Year and Marketing Magazine's Top 30 Under 30.

The OMERS team