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13th September 2014

Canda Media Fund And São Paulo Cine Announce New Codevelopment Incentive

Canada Media FundThe Canada Media Fund (CMF) and SP Cine (São Paulo, BR) have entered into an agreement to provide financing for the development of coproductions. The announcement was made at Strategic Partners, a preeminent coproduction and cofinancing market held each year in Halifax, Nova Scotia. This agreement is part of the CMF’s Coproduction and Codevelopment Incentive announced earlier this year. The agreement is designed to foster the development of projects for television, games and other digital media content for multiple platforms. Read the rest of this entry »

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10th September 2014

Canada Media Fund Trends Website Goes Live

Canada Media FundThe Canada Media Fund (CMF) is pleased to provide stakeholders with a new and convenient location for all industry research published by the CMF. The new CMF Trends website is now the flagship destination for all blog posts, research studies, video interviews and white papers previously located on cmf-fmc.ca. The site is designed to merge CMF’s blog Trendscape, the Industry research section, and the Crowdfunding online resource all of which were previously hosted on the CMF website. Read the rest of this entry »

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9th September 2014

Apcurium Group And MoveOn Software Finalize Merger Announcement

apcurimApcurium Group Inc., developer of popular mobile apps such as Taxi Diamond,TaxiHail, and VinGo, along with MoveOn Software, provider of the TimeOn mobile industry solution, announce a definitive agreement to merge their skills, assets and expertise to strengthen the Apcurium offerings in today’s competitive mobile marketplace. Read the rest of this entry »

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9th September 2014

SkyWave Unveils Most Comprehensive Cellular Gateway Platform

skywaveSkyWave Mobile Communications, a global provider of wireless data communications for the Machine-to-Machine (M2M) market, today introduced the SG-7100 at Super Mobility Week powered by CTIA. The cellular gateway platform takes the next step in M2M communications for fleet management, in-cab messaging, workflow automation, and supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) applications. Whether driving better data for fleet management operations or moving beyond redundant SCADA status checking and alerts, the SG-7100 enables intelligent M2M data distribution between remote workers and assets with enterprise applications in a way never before possible. Read the rest of this entry »

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9th September 2014

New Collaboration Between CMF And BDC Capital To Assist Creative Ventures

bdcCanada Media FundThe Canada Media Fund (CMF) and BDC Capital, a subsidiary of the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC), announced today a collaboration to provide companies that have received CMF funding with greater access to capital in order to accelerate the commercialization of their projects and attract potential additional private sector investments.  BDC Capital will support eligible companies with a convertible note worth $150,000 to complement investments already committed by the CMF. Read the rest of this entry »

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8th September 2014

New Ottawa Startup Specializes In Secure Data Transmission

xahiveNew Canadian-owned business XAHIVE Corporation, a company that develops new forms of secure social networking platforms, hosted its official launch on August 29, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. at the National Arts Centre with politicians, government officials, business leaders, professionals, and non-profit organizations in attendance. Guest speakers included Ottawa-Orléans MPP Marie-France Lalonde, President and Founder of the National Pancreatic Cancer Canada Foundation Betty Aldridge, and other accomplished professionals. Read the rest of this entry »

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4th September 2014

Canda Media Fund And Canadian Trade Commissioner Service Collaborate

Canada Media FundThe Canada Media Fund (CMF) has entered into an agreement with the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service (TCS) to further support digital media productions funded through the CMF’s Experimental Stream by providing access to the TCS’s Canadian Technology Accelerator program (CTA).  This agreement will allow eligible projects to achieve greater exposure, raise venture funding, access mentoring and develop new business opportunities. This announcement coincides with the launch of a CTA program in the United Kingdom while the Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade was leading a trade mission to the country. Read the rest of this entry »

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4th September 2014

Hootsuite Announces Acquisition Of Brightkit

HootSuiteSocial relationship platform HootSuite continues its explosive growth, acquiring Brightkit, a solution for creating customized social marketing campaigns with high-impact results for customers such as the Kentucky Derby, Dwell, Cassidy Turley and American Media.The company has also announced Hootsuite Campaigns, which is based on the Brightkit solution. Hootsuite also continues to see dramatic growth through global expansion and product innovation:  Read the rest of this entry »

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3rd September 2014

BroadbandTV Reboots TGN To Move Gamer Network Up The Ranks

BBTV_Blue_LogoVancouver media and technology company BroadbandTV (BBTV) has announced the rebranding of its major gaming network TGN. The high-value rebrand sees TGN launch nine new shows on YouTube, two live shows on Twitch, and create over 1000 new digital assets. Its team is placing an increased focus on producing premium content and building an engaged and connected gamer community. Read the rest of this entry »

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3rd September 2014

TransGaming And Select-TV Partner to Bring On-Demand Games Service To Hotels Around The Globe

transgamingTransGaming Inc. and Select-TV have announced a partnership that will provide travelers with a new hotel entertainment experience by delivering high quality video games through TransGaming’s industry leading cloud-based games service, GameTree™TV. The partnership enables hundreds of thousands of guests at Select-TV enabled hotels worldwide to access family friendly on-demand gaming content through their hotel room televisions. Read the rest of this entry »

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