Author: Mark Mann

OMERS Ventures hires veteran investor Michael Yang to open Silicon Valley office

OMERS Ventures, the venture capital investment arm of OMERS, hired veteran investor Michael Yang as a managing partner. Yang will open a new office in Silicon Valley, where he will lead U.S. operations for the firm. Yang was a managing director at Comcast Ventures since 2008, where he focused on e-commerce and emerging technologies. He…

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Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association appoints new CEO

The Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (CVCA) has named Kim Furlong its new CEO, replacing Mike Woollatt, now the director of strategic partnerships at OMERS Platform Investments. Furlong brings a combined background in business and politics. She spent the last decade leading external affairs for Amgen Canada. Previously, she was Vice President Federal Government…

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