How Torstar Digital is making use of its data

ORLANDO – For a digital marketer, the sight of a chart or a graph showing data on how a campaign is doing is nothing new. After all, a big part of digital marketing

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 11th, 2014 Candice So

Industry Minister unveils Canada’s digital economy strategy in Waterloo

Industry Minister James Moore unveiled a long-awaited national digital economy strategy at Waterloo-based OpenText Corp this morning in an announcement that was live-streamed online. The plan, dubbed Digital Canada 150, will include 39

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 4th, 2014 Brian Jackson

York Region’s ventureLAB joins Canadian Digital Media Network

At its Web 3.0 conference this week, the Canadian Digital Media Network announced that York Region's  ventureLAB  has become part of its national network.  CDMN  now has more than 20 member hubs like

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 15th, 2013 Jonathon Shore

Adobe’s new subscription model attracting new SMB customers, company says

The wholesale move to subscription pricing that Adobe Systems Inc. announced at its Max conference in Los Angeles this week is winning the company new business from the smaller end of the market,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 9th, 2013 Francis Moran

Multiplicity Accelerator

Multiplicity is a sales-focused business accelerator and co-working ecosystem, based in the heart of Downtown Toronto.  By connecting entrepreneurs with startup experts who help to solve strategy and execution-related problems, Multiplicity accelerates the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 4th, 2013 ITBusiness Staff

Honouring the best and brightest of the Canadian digital media scene

The Canadian Digital Media Network (CDMN) has announced the finalists for its inaugural Moonshot Awards. And while none of these companies will actually launch anything into space, the winners will ne honoured for

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 25th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Voting is open for digital entertainment accelerator’s next cohort

The Canadian Film Centre Media Lab’s ideaBoost accelerator program’s first cohort of companies have taken the wraps off their digital entertainment products, and the public is being invited to vote for the prospective

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 2nd, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Five Ontario innovation centres join Canadian Digital Media Network

And then there were 21. The Canadian Digital Media Network (CDMN) announced this week that five new Ontario digital media innovation centres have been added to the CDMN's cross-Canada network. With the addition

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 14th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Mesh 2013 conference to bring in more startups

Toronto's Mesh 2013 conference will feature a keynote from Salesforce.com's chief scientist and a greater focus on startups than previous years, organizers announced yesterday.Mesh has become a marquee event in the Toronto digital

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 16th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Best in Canadian digital media honoured with Digi Awards

The best in Canadian digital media was honoured this week in Toronto, with the presentation of the 2012 Digi Awards at the Carlu. The annual showcases Canada's digital elite and highlights innovation and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 7th, 2012 Jeff Jedras

‘Put away the cozy image of the little old lady knitting a sweater for the grandkids’

By Alexandra Reid  This is a story about a 70-year-old woman who wants nothing to do with social media but is doing it anyway, inspired by an article I read on ReadWriteWeb last

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 26th, 2012 Francis Moran

Communitech digital media entrepreneur also a country music sensation

Marc Castel just wanted a coffee one winter morning. But what the Entrepreneur-in-Residence for Communitech got was something far more stimulating than an espresso shot. Making his coffee at a Second Cup in

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 3rd, 2012 Kayleigh Platz

How to bridge the pre-commercial funding gap in Canada

Startups are based on ideas and faith. Going from an idea to commercialization is a roller coaster ride, from conceptualization to development beta testing and, hopefully, into commercialization and market development. The primary

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 30th, 2012 Mahrie Boyle

Ingredients in Waterloo region’s ‘secret sauce’

Waterloo Region aims to be the second-best place on earth to start a tech business. We believe in this goal because we know something special is going on here. We have over 30,000

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 18th, 2012 Kayleigh Platz