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3rd November 2014

Emily Carr University Names Preferred Proponent And Prospective Designer

Emily Carr UniversityA preferred proponent has been selected for the Emily Carr University of Art + Design campus redevelopment project, marking an important step toward a new home for the university at Great Northern Way. Applied Arts Team and its design partners have been selected as the preferred proponent that will enter into final negotiations with Emily Carr University of Art + Design to deliver the project. This follows an extensive evaluation of proponent teams that were shortlisted and invited to submit proposals to design, build, finance and maintain the new campus. Read the rest of this entry »

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24th October 2014

GameOn Finance Conference November 20-21 In Toronto

GameON FinanceOn November 20-21, 2014, GameON: Finance will welcome international games industry leaders and Canadian success stories to Ontario’s premiere interactive business conference.  Interactive Ontario is proud to present North America’s top business forum for the interactive entertainment industry, connecting developers, innovators, investors and industry leaders. Now in its seventh year, GameON: Finance 2014 takes place at the Bram & Bluma Appel Salon, Toronto Reference Library. Read the rest of this entry »

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22nd October 2014

HootSuite Announces Social Business Benchmark And Global Agency Partner Program To Accelerate Social Business

HootSuiteSocial relationship platform HootSuite has released the results of its survey on social adoption in the enterprise from Connect via Hootsuite: New York. The Hootsuite Social Business Benchmark showed that the majority of organizations surveyed believe social media is critical to staying competitive and engaging audiences, yet they face challenges in deriving value from the data they mine from social and aligning departments. Read the rest of this entry »

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16th October 2014

Support DigiBC’s Humble Bundle

DigiBCThis week’s Weekly Bundle is a Vancouver Edition brought to you by DigiBC, and the Association is excited to bring this bundle of seven incredible BC-developed games! Humble Bundle allows you to pay what you want for a bundle of games including Shank, Penny Arcade Adventures (Episodes 1 & 2), The Baconing and Boximals Bounce (Early Access). Read the rest of this entry »

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16th October 2014

BCIC Marks A Decade Of service

bcicThis month marks the BC Innovation Council’s 10 year anniversary as a Crown agency. The BC Innovation Council (BCIC) is dedicated to strengthening B.C.’s technology ecosystem and creating jobs through the growth of start-ups. The organization provides support for programs, competitions and industry events and has delivered hands-on skills training and mentorship to hundreds of tech-minded entrepreneurs since opening its doors 10 years ago. Read the rest of this entry »

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16th October 2014

Voices.com Embarks On $3.6 Million Project With Federal Government Support

voices.comThe first full-service online marketplace of its kind, Voices.com has been awarded funding from the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario) through the Investing in Business Growth and Productivity (IBGP) initiative. It was formally announced yesterday that Voices.com will be embarking on a $3.6 million project to accelerate growth and job creation by supporting their markets, facilities, and technology. IBGP supports businesses that have global potential and that are pursuing innovative opportunities, which positively impacts economic development. This is the first Canadian project of its kind. Read the rest of this entry »

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10th October 2014

Innovative Social Selling App Leverages the Strength of Weak Ties

nudgeSelling will never be the same. Nudge Social Selling announces a revolutionary new app, Nudge—the only business app to leverage your large network of weak connections. Nudge, the brainchild of ex-Eloqua execs Paul Teshima and Steve Woods, opened its doors in January 2014, quickly raising $2.8 million in funding. The company is launching the Nudge app at this year’s Dreamforce Conference, where Nudge is a Bronze Sponsor. Read the rest of this entry »

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10th October 2014

Immersed Conference Makes Toronto Shine as Virtual Reality and Emerging Technologies Grab Hold

immersedOrganized by The Immersive Technology Alliance (The ITA), Immersed will foster new businesses and talent in the realms of virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), stereoscopic 3D, gesture technology and more. Hosted in Toronto, Ontario on Sunday November 23rd and Monday November 24th, Immersed will feature two full days of sessions, plus training and networking opportunities with potential investors and immersive technology experts from around the world. Read the rest of this entry »

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8th October 2014

Canada Media Fund Releases White Paper On Understanding Funding Organizations

Canada Media FundAudiovisual and digital media funding organizations in different markets are faced with common issues and challenges in order to adapt their funding mechanisms and programs to ongoing market changes in content consumption, production and distribution. A new white paper published by the Canada Media Fund in collaboration with the Société de développement des entreprises culturelles (SODEC) and Power to the Pixel, demonstrates that funding organizations have implemented policies and programs to meet current needs and are looking to creative means in order to face the future of the industry. Read the rest of this entry »

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8th October 2014

Where Content Means Business – Merging Media 5 Market And Talks

merging media conferenceComing back for its fifth edition, Merging Media is proud to announce the launch of Merging Media 5 Market & Talks, a two day event comprising a marketplace for digital content and a series of speaker talks focused on the business of digital online programming. Co-produced by Merging Media Productions and the Canadian Media Production Association (CMPA), this event is Canada’s only marketplace devoted entirely to digital content and will provide direct access to decision makers, commissioners and buyers in a one-on-one or group setting.  Read the rest of this entry »

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