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Hopper, a travel tech company co-headquartered in Montreal and Cambridge, has raised $100 million in a round led by OMERS Ventures, the VC wing of Canada’s gigantic pension fund.

The round values Hopper at “roughly” 1 billion Canadian dollars, according to Hopper CEO Fred Lalonde, which converts to about $780 million in U.S. currency. Lalonde said the sky-high valuation is based largely on growth in countries outside of North America, which now account for 25 percent of all the plane tickets purchased…