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Inside MaRS: Discover where entrepreneurs #BreakThrough

June 07, 2017

Three startups selected for recognition at the Thomson Reuters National Collision Day

On May 10, CDMN hosted the Thomson Reuters National Collision Day at the newly opened Communitech Data Hub in Waterloo, Ontario. The collision day was an opportunity for startups to pitch their machine learning, artificial intelligence and solutions for the financial, legal and accounting sectors.

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February 23, 2017

Soft Landing program accepts 32 companies into the spring 2017 cohort

The Canadian Digital Media Network (CDMN) has accepted 32 companies into the spring 2017 cohort of the Soft Landing program. The program helps mature startups and small- to medium-size enterprises (SMEs) from across Canada to grow their businesses through new revenues or investments in foreign markets.

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February 09, 2017

Ten companies selected for spring 2017 Get There: NYC cohort

The Canadian Digital Media Network, in partnership with Invest Ottawa, has accepted 10 companies into the spring 2017 cohort of the Get There: NYC program. This is a unique opportunity for Canadian startups to get hands-on experience in NYC, broaden their networks, meet investors and connect with potential clients.

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January 13, 2017

2017 Canadian Global Impact Challenge

How can we improve the standard of living for one million Canadians within the next three to five years through the innovative use of technology? That’s the question for the 2017 Canadian Global Impact Challenge will aim to answer.

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December 05, 2016

Soft Landing program accepts largest cohort to date for winter 2017

The Canadian Digital Media Network (CDMN) has accepted 39 companies into the winter 2017 cohort of the Soft Landing program. The program helps mature startups and small- to medium-size enterprises (SMEs) from across Canada to grow their businesses through new revenues or investments in foreign markets.

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November 29, 2016

10 companies selected for winter 2017 Get There: Silicon Valley cohort

The Canadian Digital Media Network (CDMN) in partnership with Invest Ottawa has accepted 10 companies into the winter 2017 cohort of the Get There: Silicon Valley program. This is a unique opportunity for Canadian technology startups to benefit from hands-on experience navigating San Francisco.

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Inside MaRS: Discover where entrepreneurs #BreakThrough

November 08, 2016

Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour Funding announced for InspireNB

The provincial government is providing $345,000 to Venn Innovation for the provincewide implementation of InspireNB, a career exploration and planning resource for young people designed to raise awareness of available employment opportunities.

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September 01, 2016

CDMN announces fall 2016 Soft Landing program cohort

The Canadian Digital Media Network (CDMN) has accepted 28 companies into the fall 2016 cohort of the Soft Landing program. The program helps mature startups and small-to-medium size enterprises (SMEs) from across Canada to grow their business through new revenues or investment in a foreign market.

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