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OMERS Ventures

Investor type Venture Capital

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Total investments 138
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$35M
Portfolio companies 87
Rounds per year 12.55
Lead investments 46
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.37
Exits 11
Key employees 7
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • SaaS
  • Apps
  • Financial Services
  • FinTech
Summary

In 2011 was created OMERS Ventures, which is appeared as VC. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Toronto. The company was established in North America in Canada.

We also calculated 7 valuable employees in our database.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 participants. Despite the OMERS Ventures, startups are often financed by BDC Venture Capital, iNovia Capital, Real Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are iNovia Capital, Real Ventures, CRV. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by iNovia Capital, Real Ventures, CRV.

The top activity for fund was in 2016. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The typical startup value when the investment from OMERS Ventures is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 32 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2017. Comparing to the other companies, this OMERS Ventures performs on 20 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The fund is constantly included in 7-12 investment rounds annually.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Shopify, TouchBistro, wefox Group (wefox & ONE). Besides, a startup needs to be aged 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Big Data, E-Commerce. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Canada. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Acerta Analytics

Artificial Intelligence
Automotive
Machine Learning
Manufacturing
Software
$8M22 Nov 2022 Kitchener, Ontario, Canada

Altana AI

Artificial Intelligence
Data Integration
Logistics
Machine Learning
Productivity Tools
Software
$100M03 Oct 2022 New York, New York, United States

Falkon AI

Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning
$16M01 Sep 2022 Seattle, Washington, United States

Qui Identity

$5M04 Aug 2022 -

Caraway

Health Care
$10M26 Jul 2022 New York, New York, United States

Fonoa

Compliance
FinTech
Internet
SaaS
Software
$60M21 Jul 2022 Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

Crunchbase

Big Data
Business Intelligence
Communities
Information Services
Lead Generation
Marketing Automation
SaaS
Sales Automation
Software
Venture Capital
$50M20 Jul 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

wefox

FinTech
Insurance
InsurTech
Software
$400M11 Jul 2022 Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Birdie

Elder Care
Elderly
Health Care
Hospitality
$30M28 Jun 2022 London, England, United Kingdom
News
wefox Closes $650M in Series C Funding

– wefox is a digital insurance company based in Berlin.
– The company raised US$650m in Series C funding.
– The round was led by Target Global with participation from existing investors OMERS Ventures, Gsquared, Merian, Horizons Ventures, Eurazeo, Mubadala, Creditease, Salesforce Ventures, Speedinvest, Alma Mundi Ventures, Victory Park Capital, GR Capital, Mountain Partners, Seedcamp, and Sound Ventures.
– The new investment will be used to expand into the US and Asia within the next two years while strengthening its presence in its existing markets in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and Poland.

Agile Analog Closes US$19M Funding Round

– Agile Analog is a UK-based supplier of configurable process node agnostic analog IP building blocks.
– The company closed a US$19m funding round.
– The round was led by Omers Ventures with participation from existing investors Delin Ventures, firstminute capital, and MMC Ventures.
– The new investment will be used to accelerate the growth of its commercial and engineering support teams, to open a Taiwan office for sales and application engineering staff serving the Asian market, to further enhance process support, and to increase the range of analog IP supported.

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