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February 18, 2016

CDMN pilot connects companies to the Valley

“Get There” is pilot project from the Canadian Digital Media Network (CDMN) almost as simple as its name: qualify eight young companies who would benefit from having connections in Silicon Valley, then get them there. That’s the whole idea.

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February 02, 2016

Applications open for Metabridge 2016

Applications are now open for Metabridge 2016. Taking place in Kelowna, B.C., from June 9-10, Metabridge connects 15 top Canadian tech startups with mentors and investors from Silicon Valley at an exclusive lakeside retreat.

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January 20, 2016

Go global this spring. Soft Landing program accepting applications Jan. 29-Feb. 12.

Reduce the risk of entering a new market. Canadian companies looking to pursue business opportunities around the world can offset the cost of travel and workspace through the CDMN Soft Landing program. Applications are open Jan. 29 to Feb. 12, 2016. Travel must occur between March 1 and June 15.

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January 05, 2016

New federal program to provide $50 million boost to SME exports

Declaring herself “your Chief Marketing Officer” to a crowd of Waterloo Region entrepreneurs, Canada’s new Minister of International Trade today unveiled a $50-million program to help small and medium-sized businesses boost their sales abroad.

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January 05, 2016

CDMN announces winter 2016 Soft Landing program cohort

26 companies have been accepted into the winter 2016 cohort for the Canadian Digital Media Network’s (CDMN) Soft Landing program. The program helps mature startups and small-to-medium size enterprises (SMEs) in CDMN’s network of partner hubs to open a satellite office or grow distribution channels in a foreign market.

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November 17, 2015

Tech veteran David Lizius joins QRA board

David Lizius has joined the Board of Directors of Halifax-based QRA Corp. as an independent member. Lizius is an accomplished high-tech industry veteran with experience leading both business and technical design teams across the space, defence, and biotechnology sectors.

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