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October 30, 2014

Outbound Soft Landing program applications open Nov. 10

This January, 15 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 Outbound Soft Landing program is accepting applications from qualified Canadian companies.

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September 26, 2014

Outbound Soft Landing program announces fall cohort, with new support from TD

Fifteen Canadian companies have been selected to participate in the Canadian Digital Media Network’s outbound Soft Landing program this fall, and they’ll have a new supporter in their corner.

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September 08, 2014

Soft Landing helps I Think Security expand to Asia

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 will spend 12 weeks in the prominent accelerator.

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August 07, 2014

CDMN celebrates 100th landing of Canadian companies in foreign markets

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 CDMN’s Soft Landing program. As it hits the 100-company mark, the program is putting out another call for applications.

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August 01, 2014

Outbound Soft Landing program Fall 2014 call for applications open

The CDMN Outbound Soft Landing program is accepting applications from qualified Canadian companies until Friday, Aug. 15. The program provides up to 15 Canadian small- to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with a structured entry into a new market for up to three months.

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June 10, 2014

Soft-landing in Middle East underscores value of face-to-face meetings

Doing business across the globe has never been easier with the technology available, but if you want to make deals in the Middle East, nothing beats face-to-face meetings. The payoff from travelling to Dubai and Abu Dhabi can be high, given the thriving economy there.

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May 21, 2014

Readyportal to expand US and Brazilian presence with assistance from the Canadian Digital Media Network

Readyportal has unveiled plans to expand its US and Brazilian presence with the opening of two new offices. This was made possible by their acceptance into CDMN’s Soft-Landing Program.

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April 30, 2014

How a soft-landing trip to the Big Apple led one company to a new name and new identity: the Plum soft-landing story

Cream.HR went to NYC to check out potential clients. It came back three months later with a makeover. Today, meet Plum, an employment assessment platform. Plum went to New York through the CDMN Soft-Landing Program, which provides assistance with travel costs and helps find workspace for mature startups.

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