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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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September 15, 2015

CDMN Soft Landing program announces largest ever cohort

Thirty-two Canadian companies have been selected to be a part of the Canadian Digital Media Network (CDMN) Soft Landing program, which provides mature startups and small- to medium-sized companies with financial support to expand into foreign markets anywhere in the world.

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August 12, 2015

APrivacy to open regional office in Hong Kong

APrivacy, formerly I Think Security, has announced plans to expand operations to Hong Kong. “Hong Kong was a natural choice for us,” said Dr. Cedric Jeannot, APrivacy’s founder and CEO, who travelled to the Asian financial capital to take part in the FinTech Innovation Lab in 2014.

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February 24, 2014

Apply to the Canadian Technology Accelerator in Silicon Valley

The Canadian Trade Commissioner Service manages the CTA initiative in San Francisco and Silicon Valley. The goal of CTA is to provide qualified Canadian ICT, digital/ social media, life sciences, and clean-tech companies with access to unique resources and contacts to help them grow at a global scale.

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February 12, 2014

Federal budget provides funding to create Open Data Institute

The Canadian Digital Media Network, the University of Waterloo, Communitech, OpenText and Desire2Learn are proud to announce the creation of the Open Data Institute, which has received support from the Government of Canada in today’s budget.

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January 29, 2014

48hrs in the Hub – Call for Applications

The Consulate General of Canada in Boston and the Canadian Entrepreneurs in New England (CENE) are currently accepting applications from Canadian companies for our “48hrs in the Hub” program: April 27-29, 2014 in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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January 22, 2014

New IT Trade Mission to New York City. Deadline to apply: Jan 29.

The program will include workshops, a pitch clinic on February 11 and a pitch dinner on February 12 where companies will have the opportunity to do a 90-second pitch to leading decision makers in the media space in NYC and then network with them at a private dinner.

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January 21, 2014

Governments, OpenText give major boost to Canadian venture capital

A little more than 20 years ago, venture capitalists made a $1.6-million bet on a small Waterloo startup called OpenText. Without it, the company would likely not be what it is today: Canada’s largest software company; a global leader in helping businesses manage their information

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