OMERS Ventures is thrilled to announce a seed-stage investment in Citizen Hex, alongside Version One Ventures, Purpose Investments & Three Angels Capital. Our fintech investment thesis focuses on investing in startups that are leveraging disruptive technologies such as blockchain to build innov

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On Thursday, May 11, we officially launched the new OneEleven space at 325 Front Street West.

We were honoured to welcome Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for a one hour Town Hall lead by OneEleven's Bilal Khan, and learn more about the future of innovation and technology in Canada.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

RT @oneeleven_111: Have you purchased your ticket for our Tech Summer Social tomorrow? Hurry, they're selling fast! https://t.co/wxOqiZeQV9

Total of $800M Under Firm Management

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There is a commonly held belief that aside from the initial capital investment, the main benefit to portfolio companies when they partner with Venture Capitalists is access to a vast network of prospective customers, top talent, and future investors.

A photo recap of the OMERS Ventures Charity Poker Tournament on July 20, 2017! Over $15,000 was raised for incredible organizations: Loran Scholars, Sunnybrook Hospital, Sketch Toronto and the OMERS Foundation. Thanks to everyone for coming and playing. See you in December :)

Every year, a typical VC can see between 300-400 investment pitches from a variety of tech-related businesses across North America. Over time, many patterns emerge regarding what works (i.e. past entrepreneurial success, large untapped market potential, etc.) and what doesn’t (i.e. very crowded market, low barriers to entry, etc.).

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