CDMN News

Verizon Powerful Answers Award 2015

13 May 2015

Verizon is now accepting ideas for its 2015 Powerful Answers Award program. Now in its third year, Verizon’s Powerful Answers Award offers innovators, developers and entrepreneurs a total of $6M in cash prizes, plus the opportunity for winners to participate in an Accelerator program designed to help develop their ideas and bring solutions to market […]

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Category: CDMN News, Featured

New business incubator: Imagination Catalyst

13 May 2015

OCAD University announces their new business incubator: Imagination Catalyst. This business incubator will be a part of Canada’s biggest art and design school, OCAD University. What makes Imagination Catalyst different from other incubators is that they have the specialised expertise to support makers, designers and social entrepreneurs in a multi-disciplinary, design-driven environment. They are in […]

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Budget 2015 supports entrepreneurship, exports, R&D

23 Apr 2015

On April 21, Finance Minister Joe Oliver delivered the 2015 federal budget, titled Strong Leadership: A Balanced Budget Tax Plan for Jobs, Growth and Prosperity. Several items are of interest to members of the Canadian Digital Media Network, particularly those relating to support for entrepreneurship, export development and investments in research and digital infrastructure. Support for entrepreneurship Budget […]

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Category: CDMN News, Featured, Government

Canadian Digital Media Network Passport program to offer companies coast to coast workspace

19 Jan 2015

Connect with business growth opportunities across Canada. The CDMN Passport program offers physical working space in 8 provinces to hub clients. As members of the CDMN hub network, companies will be able to land at any of the 23 participating hubs. Co-working space is provided free of charge. Access to standard business services like telephone, […]

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Brazil companies explore Canadian tech ecosystem through new CDMN program

05 Nov 2014

As part of the Canadian Digital Media Network’s new Brazil-Canada Bi-Lateral Exchange program, three Brazilian technology companies visited the Communitech Hub in Waterloo Region last month to explore the ecosystem in hopes of expanding into the Canadian market. The entrepreneurs travelled to Canada following Brazil-Canada Tech Week Sept. 29 to Oct. 3 in Sao Paulo […]

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International ties drawn tighter through Canada 3.0

03 Nov 2014

CALGARY Canada 3.0 2014 drew several international visitors to Calgary, to participate in the Canadian Energy Supply Chain Forum as well as pre-arranged business meetings. Delegations from Finland, Mexico, Taiwan, the United Kingdom and the Netherlands were all on hand at the BMO Centre, exploring opportunities for international business relationships. CDMN representatives participated in a […]

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Category: Canada 3.0, CDMN News, Featured

Challenges and opportunities of cleantech key themes as Canada 3.0 closes

31 Oct 2014

The challenges and opportunities of clean technology were a major focus at Canada 3.0 2014, which wrapped up in Calgary on Thursday. That focus was evident right from the opening panel of the three-day conference, when Suzanne West, President and CEO of Imaginea Energy, challenged the audience to focus on ‘AND’, by urging companies to […]

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Mutual understanding key to tech-energy collaboration: Canada 3.0 panel

30 Oct 2014

CALGARY The second day of Canada 3.0 2014 offered delegates a deeper dive into the Canadian energy sector, including key insights into what energy companies look for from technology companies. The day kicked off with a market overview by Terry Abel, the Director of Oil Sands at the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers. A key […]

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Category: Canada 3.0, CDMN News, Featured