Kevin Tuer named to head Open Data Initiative

10 Sep 2014

Waterloo Region, September 10, 2014 – The Chair of the Canadian Digital Media Network (CDMN), Tom Jenkins, announced today that Kevin Tuer has been appointed Managing Director of Canada’s new Open Data Initiative and that Avvey Peters will replace him as the Managing Director of the Canadian Digital Media Network. The CDMN received $3M in […]

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Category: CDMN News, Featured, Press Releases

The key to cracking the energy supply chain: relationships

09 Sep 2014

It’s one thing to come up with a great idea. It’s another to actually get it to market. That’s doubly true when it comes to the oil and gas sector, where a complex and often opaque supply chain make it difficult for entrepreneurs to know how and where to pitch their products. On Oct. 28 […]

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Category: Canada 3.0, CDMN News, Featured

Soft Landing helps I Think Security expand to Asia

08 Sep 2014

I Think Security Ltd. is preparing to expand into Asia after being chosen as one of eight companies to attend Hong Kong’s FinTech Innovation Lab, one of the world’s leading accelerators. The Kitchener-based company, a graduate of Waterloo’s Accelerator Centre program, will spend 12 weeks in the prominent accelerator starting Sept. 15, and finish up with […]

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Category: CDMN News, Soft Landing

How energy and tech can work together – and why they must start now

25 Aug 2014

Over the last few years, the energy sector has been the driving force behind the Canadian economy. Meanwhile, the high-tech sector has seen some of its brightest stars fade, even as startup activity has skyrocketed. But on Oct. 28, the two will meet in Calgary as part of the Canada 3.0 program at the annual […]

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Category: Canada 3.0, CDMN News, Featured

CDMN celebrates 100th landing of Canadian companies in foreign markets

07 Aug 2014

They say if you can make it in New York City, you can make it anywhere. The Big Apple is just one of many international destinations where companies have landed as part of the Canadian Digital Media Network’s Soft Landing program. As it hits the 100-company mark, the program is putting out another call for […]

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Category: CDMN News, Featured, Soft Landing

CTA@India Call for Applications

06 Aug 2014

Expanding in India is no more a challenge for Canadian entrepreneurs! The Trade Commissioner Service in India brings you the Canadian Technology Accelerator in India or “CTA@India”: a unique opportunity to help Canadian companies leverage the India advantage for your international growth. Accelerator candidates are small to mid-sized Canadian technology companies from ICT (including sustainable […]

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Category: CDMN News, Featured, Government

Opportunity for select startups to attend Canada 3.0

05 Aug 2014

Canada 3.0 is heading west this year in order to bring together companies in the energy and technology sectors to help ‘build the technology supply chain for the energy industry’. The conference will be held in Calgary from October 28 – 30 in partnership with the Canadian Energy Supply Chain Forum (CESCF) and with the support of […]

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Category: CDMN News, Featured

Outbound Soft-Landing Program Fall 2014 call for applications open

01 Aug 2014

Canadian companies can enter new markets and gain exposure to business opportunities around the world for up to three months, while accessing regional support and resources. Benefits to company: • Up to $4,000 towards transportation and accommodation expense • Structured entry into a new market for up to three months • Working space in an […]

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Category: CDMN News, Featured, Soft Landing