HootSuite CEO Ryan Holmes Joins LX Ventures' Board of Advisors

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LX Ventures today announced that Ryan Holmes has joined its board of advisors.

Ryan Holmes is the founder and chief executive officer of Vancouver's HootSuite, a successful social media management firm.

"We are delighted to have Ryan join our world class Advisory Board at this time," said Mike Edwards, the CEO of LXV, which is also based in Vancouver. "Ryan is a recognized business builder and global leader in social media, and his experience will directly benefit all of our portfolio companies as they continue to accelerate."

Holmes has grown HootSuite from a lean startup of three people to a global leader of more than 300. His platform has eight million users, including 79 of the Fortune 100 companies. And the company this year raised $165 million Series B funding round, representing the largest deal ever in Canadian venture capital history for a software company.

"The team at LX Ventures is changing the landscape for technology companies in Canada, which is something I am passionate about, so I am excited to get involved," said Holmes. "Mike Edwards and I share a common background, and I see unlimited potential for the business model his team is executing on.”

 

Company:
Hootsuite Media, Inc.
Website:
http://www.hootsuite.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Hootsuite is the world’s most widely used social media relationship platform. More than 10 million users, including 744 of the Fortune 1000 companies, trust Hootsuite to manage their social media programs across multiple social networks from one integrated dashboard. Learn more about how Hootsuite is revolutionizing communication at http://www.hootsuite.com. more

Company:
LX Ventures
Website:
http://www.lxventures.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

LX Ventures is a publicly traded incubator that launches, integrates, and acquires early stage high growth technology companies. We are a group of entrepreneurs dedicated to developing the next generation of entrepreneurs by providing funding, resources, mentorship, and access to our global network. We are in the business of building businesses. Our approach is twofold: we either partner with existing companies to... more


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