31 October 2019, India:

Crunchbase has raised $30 million in Series C round of funding. The funding round was led by OMERS Ventures. Existing investors Emergence, Mayfield, Cowboy Ventures and Verizon also participated in the funding round.

Jager McConnell, CEO, Crunchbase, said, “We are creating a global destination with best-in-class private company profiles, tools, and community. We will power the future of B2B deal making, starting with a better way to prospect for private company opportunities.”

Michael Yang, Managing Partner at OMERS Ventures, will join the Board of Directors at Crunchbase.

Michael Yang, Managing Partner at OMERS Ventures, said, “We are thrilled to partner with Jager and the talented leadership team at Crunchbase. Crunchbase continues to show significant traction as the leader in research, information, and prospecting for private companies – an incredibly large and valuable market to address and service.”

Michael Yang, added, “By utilizing and collecting aggregated data, adding tools, and apps, and continuing to customize each user experience, the lead generation and deal value Crunchbase can provide is unprecedented, and we are proud to support this next phase of growth.”

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