Laura Webb

Laura Webb

Partner, Emerging and High Growth Companies

Key Contact: Venture Fund Formation

Key Contact: Emerging and High Growth Companies

Contact Information

tel: 778.785.2747



Bar Admission

British Columbia, 2015

Ontario, 2012



University of Ottawa, J.D. (Cum Laude)

Carleton University, B.A. (Hons.)



Laura is a Partner in Osler’s Emerging and High Growth Companies Group and Venture Fund Group in Vancouver. Laura practices corporate and securities law with a particular focus on venture capital fund structuring and formation matters, as well as angel, venture capital, growth equity and venture debt financings and mergers and acquisitions. Laura advises a range of technology companies throughout their lifecycle (from start-up through to exit), as well as the angel, strategic and venture capital investors that fund technology companies. Laura has extensive experience advising on both the buy-side and sell-side of cross-border acquisitions and has advised on a variety of asset sales, share sales, amalgamations, secondary sales and corporate and tax reorganizations.

Laura joined the Vancouver office when it opened in 2015. She previously worked in Osler’s Ottawa office.

  • Spring Activator Inc.

    Spring Impact Capital in its launching of a $20 million venture capital fund

  • Active Impact

    Active Impact in its securing of over $70 million for its third fund

  • ProShop ERP

    ProShop ERP (Adion Systems Inc.) in its CAD$42 million growth investment from Mainsail Partners

  • Yaletown Partners

    Yaletown Partners, BDC Capital and BMO Capital in connection with Zenhub’s $10 million Series A Financing Round

  • Sageview Capital LP

    Sageview Capital in Elastic Path’s $30 million Series E financing

  • Canalyst

    Canalyst in its acquisition by Tegus

  • Clio

    Clio in its US$110 million Series E financing led by T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. with participation by OMERS Growth Equity

  • Coatue

    Coatue in Dapper Labs’ US$305 million financing round

  • ehsAI

    ehsAI in its acquisition by Intelex Technologies

  • Rhino Ventures

    Rhino Ventures in Thinkific’s $22 million growth financing

  • Mobify

    Mobify in its acquisition by Salesforce

  • Rhino Ventures

    Rhino Ventures in Showbie’s $5 million Series A financing round

  • Cytapex Bioinformatics

    Cytapex Bioinformatics in its acquisition by Insightful Science

  • Ecoation

    Ecoation in its $5.4 million Seed financing by Pallasite Ventures

  • Venrock

    Venrock's US$15 million Series B investment in Dapper Labs

  • Yaletown Partners Inc.

    Yaletown Partners Inc. in connection with Finn.AI's $14 million Series A Financing Round

  • Beanworks Solutions Inc.

    Beanworks Solutions Inc. in its Series B Financing Round of $10.1 million

  • Clio

    Clio in its acquisition of Lexicata

  • AVA Technologies

    AVA Technologies in its seed round of $2.6 million

  • Beanworks

    Beanworks in connection with its $4.5 million Series A funding

  • Canalyst

    Canalyst in connection with its $2.7 million seed financing

  • Campaign Monitor USA Inc.

    Campaign Monitor USA Inc. in its acquisition of Tagga Media Inc.

    • Vision Critical on its $76MM secondary sale.
    • Delta Electronics on its acquisition of Delta Controls for C$220MM.
    • Kensington Capital and Yaletown Ventures in its investment in Bitstew’s Series C Preferred financing.
    • Coupa Software in its acquisition of Contractually.
    • Madison Dearborn Partners on its investment in Complete Innovations.
    • Underwriters for Descartes Systems Group on its $147 million MJDS offering.
    • Mitel Networks on its $94 million MJDS secondary offering.
    • Mitel Networks on its $400 million acquisition of Aastra Technologies.
    • Sustainable Development Technology Canada on corporate matters.
    • Underwriters for Baylin Technologies on its $50 million IPO.
    • BTG plc on its $200 million acquisition of the Targeted Therapies business from Nordion.
    • Mitel Networks on its $20 million acquisition of prairieFyre Software.
    • Halogen Software on its $63 million IPO.
    • Underwriters for ViXS Systems on its going public transaction and $57 million capital raise.
    • LightSpeed Retail on its acquisition of a California technology company.
    • Camilion Solutions on its acquisition by SAP.
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