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OMERS’ new VC fund looks at Ottawa’s tech scene

Investing in Ottawa’s early stage tech startups is a “high priority” for one of Ontario’s largest pension funds, which officially launched a $180-million standalone venture capital division Monday.

The Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System said Monday it is launching OMERS Ventures to invest in Canadian and U.S. startups.

Read more: OMERS’ new VC fund looks at Ottawa’s tech scene


About Greg Markey

Greg is a social media and digital marketing consultant who loves writing about business, technology, innovation and startups. He holds a degree in political science and history from St. Francis Xavier University, as well as a diploma in Journalism from Algonquin College. He lives in Edmonton with his wife and three kids..


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