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October 27, 2015

CDMN Soft Landing program open until Nov. 27 for winter cohort

Canadian companies associated with an incubator or accelerator within the Canadian Digital Media Network (CDMN) are invited to apply to enter new international markets for up to three months. Canadian small- to mid-size enterprises (SME) gain access to regional support and introduction.

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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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New York city from high and the air looking at skyscrapers

May 29, 2015

Tulip Retail and take on NYC with a little help from their friends

The CTA@NYC was launched in February of 2012, and has helped 66 companies find customers or investors. While there were a number of notable successes over the first two years the CTA@NYC followed a path familiar to many startups and decided to pivot this past year.

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March 09, 2015

CDMN Soft Landing program announces latest cohort

Twenty-nine companies have been selected for the latest cohort of the Canadian Digital Media Network’s Soft Landing program. Given the abundance of high-quality applications it received for the spring cohort, the Soft Landing program team decided to support as many applicants as possible.

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Inside MaRS: Discover where entrepreneurs #BreakThrough

February 02, 2015

I Think Security finds success in Hong Kong

I Think Security received funding help from the Canadian Digital Media Network’s Soft Landing program. Program statistics show 43 percent of the 146 foreign landings by Canadian companies (since 2013) have been in New York City or San Francisco. By contrast, a mere one percent have gone to Hong Kong.

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January 21, 2015

Soft Landing program applications open Feb. 2

Canadian companies can enter new markets and gain exposure to business opportunities around the world for up to three months, with access to regional support and resources. The CDMN Soft Landing program is accepting applications from qualified Canadian companies.

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New York City in the winter time

January 19, 2015

Outbound Soft Landing program sends Canadian companies global

Canadian companies are taking their businesses global as part of the CDMN Outbound Soft Landing program. The program helps mature startups and small-to-medium size enterprises belonging to CDMN’s network of partner hubs that are looking to grow their business, open a satellite office or grow distribution channels

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