Toronto Startup Evangelist Joins OMERS Ventures

Posted by Rob Lewis

OMERS Ventures announced today that David Crow will be joining its team as Evangelist in Residence.

In this newly formed role, Crow will advocate OMERS Ventures within the technology community. Crow will also help run OMERS Ventures programs and initiatives and participate in technical and business due diligence.

"When describing David's impact on the startup and tech communities, the words 'leader' and 'community builder' immediately come to mind. His significant experience with growth technology companies and his passion for great products and ideas will be of huge value to OMERS Ventures," said John Ruffolo, CEO of the venture capital firm.

Techvibes' readers will most likely know Crow from his work with StartupNorth, a startup blog he cofounded with Jevon Macdonald and Jonas Brandon. Crow also currently serves on the board of Lymbix, and is an advisor to Hacker You, Bunch, PrintChomp and TribeHR.

OMERS has been very active in hte past three months with investments in Halifax's LeadSift, Toronto's Wattpad, and Kitchener's Desire2Learn.

Company:
StartupNorth
Website:
http://www.startupnorth.ca
Location:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

StartupNorth.ca is written by Jonas Brandon and Jevon MacDonald. We are two entrepreneurs who, while running our own startups, decided it was time to talk about what is going on in the Canadian startup community. We also have sister blogs Wirelessnorth.ca, CommunityNorth and our latest project StartupIndex more

Company:
OMERS Ventures
Website:
http://www.omersventures.com
Location:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

We're OMERS Ventures and we are as passionate about your success as you are about your company. We are looking for like-minded partners who have a shared vision of building a vibrant and successful Canadian knowledge economy. OMERS Ventures is the venture capital arm of OMERS, one of Canada's largest pension funds with over $53 billion in net assets. more


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