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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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Minister of International Trade Chrystia Freeland speaking at a mic

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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November 16, 2015

Two CDMN Hubs named in the top three university business incubators in North America by UBI Global

Two Canadian university business incubators carried away top honors in this year’s UBI Global Awards for North American accelerators and incubators. Ryerson University’s DMZ incubator in Toronto ranked first in North America, and Innovate Calgary ranked third. Both organizations are part of the CDMA.

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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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Inside MaRS: Discover where entrepreneurs #BreakThrough

October 21, 2015

CDMN co-presents: Canadian Energy Technology Forum and the Digital Oil Field

The Canadian Digital Media Network (CDMN) is pleased to partner with JuneWarren-Nickle’s Energy Group to present the Canadian Energy Technology Forum on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015 in Calgary, Alberta.

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