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Technological innovation has made it easier than ever for startups to connect with a global customer base. But the same opportunities for startups present significant problems for Canadian investors and VCs
Technological innovation has made it easier than ever for startups to connect with a global customer base. But the same opportunities for startups present significant problems for Canadian investors and VCs
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The man all Canadian tech startups need to know

Canadian technology startups have someone they need to get to know: Kent Thexton, who is now in charge of technology, media and telecommunications at OMERS Ventures.

OMERS Ventures has been the go-to fund for venture capital investments in Canada of late, especially when a company needs a big cheque. The fund has backed many of the hot startups in Canada that are now queued up to go public, including Vision Critical and Shopify.