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Smallest local Fast 50 class since 2002

The number of Ottawa companies appearing on a prestigious list of Canada’s fastest-growing technology companies in 2011 is down to its lowest level in nine years. Wi-LAN Inc. (TSX:WIN), Solace Systems and BTI Systems were all named to Deloitte’s Tech Fast 50 list. Patent licensing firm WiLAN is the top Ottawa company on the list, appearing eleventh … Continue reading

OMERS’ new VC fund looks at Ottawa’s tech scene

Investing in Ottawa’s early stage tech startups is a “high priority” for one of Ontario’s largest pension funds, which officially launched a $180-million standalone venture capital division Monday. The Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System said Monday it is launching OMERS Ventures to invest in Canadian and U.S. startups. Read more: OMERS’ new VC fund looks at … Continue reading

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