Crunchbase, a provider of private-company prospecting and research solutions, has secured US$30 million in Series C funding. OMERS Ventures led the round with participation from Emergence, Mayfield, Cowboy Ventures and Verizon. In addition to the funding, Michael Yang, managing partner at OMERS Ventures, will join Crunchbase’s board of directors. This round brings Crunchbase’s total funding to US$56.5 million. OMERS Ventures is the venture capital investment arm of OMERS, a Canadian pension fund.
Source: Press Release