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OMERS VC Unit Hires New Managing Director

OMERS Ventures, the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System’s newly-launched venture fund, has hired a new managing director to oversee investments in technology  and cleantech upstarts.

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OMERS’ VC Unit to Target Very Early Stage Greentech Opportunities

The Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System’s (OMERS) newly-launched venture fund plans to invest in North American, pre-revenue, clean technology companies.

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Major Pension Plan Launches In-House Venture Fund

The Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS) plans to start an in-house venture capital fund that could invest in cleantech opportunities. The new investment platform, dubbed OMERS Ventures, could invest C$180 million ($171 million) over the next three years, the Toronto-based pension plan said in a statement. The move by OMERS is interesting for two…

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