18th November 2013

Seevibes Acquires TvTweet

seevibesCanadian social TV audience measurement company Seevibes has expanded beyond its borders with the acquisition of TvTweet, leader of social television measurement in France, and has also announced the opening of an office in France to jump-start its development in Europe. Founded in Bordeaux in 2011, TvTweet is already present in seven European countries, covering more than 100 prominent media and working with the biggest names in the industry including Orange, TF1 and NRJ12. Read the rest of this entry »

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15th November 2013

Mattel Canada Launches Digital Shop ‘n Play At CN Tower

mattelLaunching on November 15 and running until December 8, Mattel Canada will debut the Mattel Digital Shop ‘n Play at the CN Tower. The pop-up retail experience offers holiday shoppers an interactive shopping concept coupled with digital brand play, featuring the most popular toys available this holiday season. Mattel makes holiday shopping feel more like a futuristic gaming experience versus a tedious task on a busy to-do list. Read the rest of this entry »

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14th November 2013

Pixelmatic Team Hits The Launch Button

pixelmaticFormer Ubisoft, Activision Blizzard, and Relic veterans announce the formation of Pixelmatic, a new social mobile game startup based out of Shanghai and Vancouver. The Pixelmatic team’s experience ranges from creating highly rated multimillion dollar AAA franchises to multimillion user top ranked social games. Pixelmatic’s focus is on creating “true social games” to push the current boundaries of social game conventions. Read the rest of this entry »

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14th November 2013

Startup Canada Launches New Task Force

startup canadaStartup Canada has provided a voice for entrepreneurs from coast-to-coast since May 2012, and today, that voice is strengthened with the launch of the Startup Canada Task Force. Startup Canada is a national, entrepreneur-led and volunteer-run organization working to enhance the nation’s competitiveness and prosperity by promoting a vibrant entrepreneurial culture. Its newest initiative, the Startup Canada Task Force, brings together key organizations in the national entrepreneurship ecosystem to increase the number of startups in Canada and accelerate their growth. It will do this by streamlining support for entrepreneurs through collaborative public education and government relations efforts. Read the rest of this entry »

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12th November 2013

Upcoming Mentorship Events Across Canada Celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week

startup canadaIn celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week (Nov 18-24, 2013) Startup Canada and the Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF) are challenging startups, small businesses and entrepreneurs across the country to sign up for events in their community in support of the 2013 Canadian Mentorship Challenge.  This year there are events ranging from peer mentoring and networking breakfasts, to Twitter Chats and video workshops. Whether you’re looking to gather advice, share ideas, learn new things or get inspired, there is something for everyone. Attend a mentorship event in your community such as those listed below, as a mentee or a mentor . Read the rest of this entry »

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7th November 2013

Xbox One Headquarters Opens In Toronto

Xbox CanadaXbox continues to unlock the Xbox One experience for fans in the lead-up to the November 22nd launch with the opening of Xbox One Headquarters in Toronto, giving fans the opportunity to try the new console and some of the most eagerly anticipated launch titles before they are available to take home. Read the rest of this entry »

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7th November 2013

Branded Entertainment Means New Opportunities For Content Creators In Canada

CMPABranded Entertainment is a lucrative $44 billion a year industry south of the border. But a new study released yesterday by the Canadian Media Production Association (CMPA) at the Merging Media conference suggests that the production landscape is also ripe north of the border for Canadian content creators to forge greater collaborations and take better advantage of evolving financing models. “Branded Entertainment: A New Production Financing Paradigm” is a three-part study prepared by Duopoly’s Catherine Tait that explores the current trends in this arena and provides an introduction to the terminology and practices of the industry today. It is sponsored by the Ontario Media Development Corporation (OMDC), the Canada Media Fund (CMF) and the Bell Broadcast and New Media Fund. Read the rest of this entry »

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7th November 2013

Accenture Survey Reveals How Some Canadians Plan To Shop This Holiday Season

accentureA majority of Canadians polled in a recent Accenture survey will use their personal computers, tablets and smartphones as shopping tools this holiday season. Nearly three-quarters of Canadian holiday shoppers plan to “webroom”, meaning they will research and review items online before purchasing them at a store. Nearly two-thirds (63 percent) will also engage in “showrooming,” which means visiting a store to look for a gift and then buying it for the best price online. Read the rest of this entry »

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6th November 2013

PC Financial And TD Announce Ugo

ugoPC Financial and TD have announced Ugo™, Canada’s first open mobile wallet to combine multiple payment and loyalty programs in one convenient and secure mobile solution. Canada’s largest retailer, Loblaw Companies Limited has joined as its first retail partner and also brings the PC Plus loyalty program into the wallet. Ugo™ will provide Canadians with a more convenient, value-add way to shop and transact with their favourite retailers by allowing users to replace cards from their physical wallet with a simple and secure mobile payment method that automatically links to loyalty programs. Read the rest of this entry »

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6th November 2013

Moneris launches PAYD PRO

monerisDebit and credit card processor Moneris Solutions Corporation has announced the launch of PAYD PRO, Canada’s first debit-enabled mobile payment solution using chip & PIN technology to process payments on the go. PAYD PRO expands Moneris’ small business payment offerings, giving merchants an opportunity to accept debit and credit card payments on the go through chip and PIN, magstripe or contactless technology using their smartphone device anytime, anywhere. Read the rest of this entry »

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