3.7.1   CDMN

 

The Canadian Digital Media Network (CDMN), is a network of 26 regional innovation hubs across Canada, all focused on supporting Canada’s digital entrepreneurs. Designated a federal Centre of Excellence in Commercialization and Research, CDMN is dedicated to establishing Canada as a world leader in the digital economy. Follow @CDMN on Twitter, join the Canadian Digital Media Network Group on LinkedIn and like the CanadianDigitalMediaNetwork Page on Facebook.

 

Get There

 

The CDMN Get There program offers Canadian tech startups up to $2000 CAD towards navigating a global market, making connections and planning for future growth. Selected companies can use their travel reimbursement toward transportation and accommodation, pre-landing support, on-site mentorship, programming, and making valuable connections. The Get There program is here to help make the most of your trip and provide you with tips and tricks to make future visits easier and more cost efficient.

How do companies avail of this?

 

Passport

 

The CDMN Passport program offers qualified companies temporary workspace at any participating hub at no cost.

Who qualifies?

The Passport program is open to Canadian startups and SMEs who are clients of a participating CDMN hub and can clearly define the purpose of their Passport visit.

Accepted companies gain short-term use of a physical location and business amenities. Co-working space is provided free of charge and access to standard business services like telephone, internet, meeting spaces and printer/copier are offered where available.

Apply Here

 

Soft Landing

 

The CDMN Soft Landing program offers qualified, mature startups and SMEs exposure to business opportunities outside of Canada. Companies can utilize this program to open new markets, close international sales, secure investment and connect with new partners abroad. Successful candidates will receive up to $4,000 CAD in reimbursable expenses to help offset transportation and accommodation costs. Companies landing at a co-working space, accelerator or incubator may also have the costs associated with workspace covered for up to three months. Both the location and the specific landing facility are always determined by the company based on their business needs and market pull.

How does a company avail of this?

Tech-life Benefits

https://techlife.cowangroup.ca

Connect with Telefonica

Details available here.

 

3.7.2   Optimized Insurance

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3.7.3   MaRS Discovery District

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3.7.4   Common Ground Co Working

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3.8.1   Consulting Fund

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3.8.2.  Travel Fund

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3.8.3   Access To Capital

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3.9.1   Team Genesis

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Michelle Simms, CEO

Angelo Casanas, Director

Colin Corcoran, Director

Megan Dobbin, Community Engagement Coordinator

Liam Flanagan, Start Up Development Coordinator

Lisa Griffin,

Rebecca Green,

Marketing Intern

Venture Support Intern

 

3.9.2   Board Members

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3.9.3 Mentors

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