Ryerson DMZ’s startup pitch competition fit for a busy media landscape

"That's alotta green!" was the frequent refrain by celebrity MC Seamus O'Regan and co-MC, Carrie-Ann Bissonette at yesterday's 120mins in the Zone pitch competition at Ryerson University's Digital Media Zone (DMZ). I am not a great fan

Published on: November 14th, 2013 Michael Cayley

Back-to-school tech tools from DMZ startups

Toronto's Ryerson University isn't just a place where thousands of students have started classes this week. It's also a hotbed of tech startup ingenuity that can be used for student survival.Now that you've

Published on: September 6th, 2012 Christine Wong

Ryerson’s DMZ incubator takes on its first foreign startups

Canada's tech incubator scene is going global. Toronto's Ryerson University is welcoming nine young entrepreneurs from India for a four-month stint at its Digital MediaZone. It may just be the first time a Canadian

Published on: August 28th, 2012 Christine Wong

Indian startup incubated at Toronto’s DMZ wins Samsung award

An Indian startup incubated at Toronto's Digital Media Zone has won a Samsung Innovation Award. Zumbl, a nine-month-old firm basedin Delhi, India took home the awardthat included a $3,000 prize and a Samsung

Published on: August 20th, 2012 Christine Wong

Digital Media Zone startup SoJo finds success in collaboration

By Lauren Schneider We’ve all heard that age old adage, “There is no ‘I’ in team.” Nowhere is this saying truer than in the world of startups and growing businesses, where collaboration and

Published on: July 3rd, 2012 Lauren Clegg

Ryerson’s Digital Media Zone – a different kind of incubator

Ryerson University stands for encouraging great ideas and entrepreneurial spirit. So, it was no surprise that when students approached Ryerson President Sheldon Levy in 2009 asking for support for their innovative business concepts,

Published on: June 14th, 2012 Lauren Clegg

Startup news round-up: June 11, 2012

Here's the startup news making headlines today on other Web sites and blogs. DMZ expands by four startups, Startup Canada assesses New Brunswick's post-secondary scene, and PO-MOtion takes its tech to the floor

Published on: June 11th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Startup news round-up: June 5, 2012

Here's the startup news making headlines today on other Web sites and blogs. Alberta gets cozy with Mexico, Pinterest for dudes, and honours for a DMZ trailblazer. Alberta says 'si' to startups Alberta

Published on: June 5th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

HRH hits DMZ: Prince Charles tweets from Toronto tech incubator

Prince Charles tweets!For today, at least. The heir to Queen Elizabeth's throne took to Twitter today to tweet anote live from his visit to the Digital Media Zone at Toronto's RyersonUniversity.Prince Charles tours

Published on: May 22nd, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Startup Round-up: April 9, 2012

Here's what's making headlines in the startup world today: Facebookto buy Instagram Social media juggernaut Facebook Inc. is buying photo sharing startupInstagram for $1 billion, a tidbit of news that Facebook founder MarkZuckerberg

Published on: April 9th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Three new startups get on board Ryerson’s Digital Media Zone

And then were three more. Three new startups have set up shop at Ryerson’s University’s Digital Media Zone incubator,bringing the total number of ventures housed at the high tech hot spotto 31. The

Published on: February 9th, 2012 Christine Wong

Art Jam creates interactive, visual platform for musicians

Most instruments are played by blowing air through a chamber or hitting a taught string, but Sound Selecta Inc. wants people to play music by tapping animated graphics on a touch screen mobile

Published on: November 24th, 2011 Brian Jackson