In the last several years, Canada has emerged as one of the top tech ecosystems in the world. A new crop of founders exiting companies and moving into investing is helping to drive the uptick in Canadian innovation.
Topic: Investment Capital
Canada needs a new innovation agency to support tech scale-ups and drive adoption of digital technologies across all sectors, says a new report by innovation policy expert David A. Wolfe.
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…
Several of the country’s largest institutional investors are finalizing an action plan that, if adopted, could halve the $4 billion capital gap that exists today for Canada’s rapidly expanding pipeline of early- and growth-stage companies.