OMERS Ventures

Founded 2011


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Total investments 87
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 57
Rounds per year 8.70
Lead investments 37
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 9
Key employees 7
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • SaaS
  • Financial Services
  • Apps
  • Mobile

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


$20M22 Nov 2021 Dublin, Dublin, Ireland


$79M08 Jun 2021 Old Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Lick Home

Consumer Goods
$23M07 Jun 2021 London, England, United Kingdom


Artificial Intelligence
Big Data
Quantum Computing
$100M25 May 2021 Old Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Agile Analog

$19M17 May 2021 Cambridge, England, United Kingdom


Application Software
Auto Insurance
Automotive Insurance
Financial Services
$200M13 Apr 2021 Chicago, Illinois, United States


Health Care
Personal Health
$7M11 Mar 2021 England

Container xChange

Information Technology
11 Feb 2021 Baden-Württemberg

Bold Commerce

Web Apps
Web Design
$27M19 Jan 2021 Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
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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