The Canadian Digital Media Network (CDMN) has accepted 28 companies into the winter 2018 cohort of the Soft Landing program.
The program helps mature startups and small- to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from across Canada to grow their businesses through new revenues or investments in foreign markets.
Program participants receive access to office space for up to three months in their desired destination, plus up to $4,000CAD to cover travel and accommodation expenses.
Since 2012, CDMN has helped 390 Canadian companies expand internationally through this program via 525 landings abroad, resulting in more than $54.6 million in new revenue, more than $60.6 million in investment opportunities and 165 jobs created.
Companies landing in the winter 2018 cohort are (destination in brackets):
AquaMobile Inc. (Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, Australia); BioRender.io (Palo Alto, Austin and Boston, U.S.); Caredove Inc. (Philadelphia and Orlando, U.S.); CareGuide (San Francisco, New York and Boston, U.S.); DealerCorp Solutions Ltd. (San Diego, U.S.); EasyMarkit (Los Angeles and Boston, U.S.); Ecotagious Inc. (Auckland, New Zealand); Ethica Data Services, Inc. (Palo Alto, U.S.); Evolved Vehicle Environments Inc. (Las Vegas, U.S.); GrowSumo (San Francisco and New York, U.S.); HeadCheck Health (Tampa, U.S.); IMRSV Data Labs (Amsterdam, Netherlands); Joyride Technologies Inc (Amman, Jordan; Shenzhen, China; Bangalore, India); KA Imaging Inc (Tokyo, Japan; Taipei, Taiwan; Shanghai, China); Link2Feed Inc. (London, U.K.; Berlin, Germany; Vienna, Austria); LlamaZOO Interactive Inc. (Perth, Australia); Micharity Inc. (London, UK); Milo Productions Inc. (Doha, Qatar; Dubai, UAE; Istanbul, Turkey; Muscat, Oman; Kuwait City, Kuwait; Manama, Bahrain; Riyadh, Saudi Arabia); Mosaic Manufacturing (Boston, U.S.); Playmind (Beijing and Shanghai, China); ProNav Technologies (Orlando, U.S.); Rover Parking (Hong Kong, China); SharpestMinds (Mountain View, U.S.); Studio 1 Labs (Beijing Shanghai and Guangzhou, China; Taipei, Taiwan); TalentClick Workforce Solutions Inc. (New Delhi, Gurgaon and Noida, India); Taplytics Inc. (San Francisco, New York and Atlanta, U.S.); TournamentCaddie Inc. (Austin and Palm Beach Gardens, U.S.; Belfast, Ireland); and TritonWear Inc. (Cleveland, Albany, Providence and New York, U.S.).
About The Canadian Digital Media Network
The Canadian Digital Media Network (CDMN), is a network of 26 regional innovation hubs across Canada, all focused on supporting Canada’s digital entrepreneurs. Designated a federal Centre of Excellence in Commercialization and Research, CDMN is dedicated to establishing Canada as a world leader in the digital economy. Follow @CDMN on Twitter, join the Canadian Digital Media Network Group on LinkedIn and like the CanadianDigitalMediaNetwork Page on Facebook.