Startups & Entrepreneurs

Interview: Student-built mobile sports app attracts investment

Already backed by an investor, Media Objects – one of this term’s student-pitched projects – is about to pilot one of its most innovative ideas: “Gravatron.”

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Recent MDM Grad Steve Pastro Levels Up with Successful iOS App

Sometimes, four and a half months can seem like an eternity. However, if you’re graduating from a Masters program, starting work at a successful game studio, and launching your very

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MDM Startup Shailah Interactive celebrates one-year anniversary, technical milestones

Shailah Interactive, an MDM Startup founded by Centre for Digital Media graduate Erez T. Yanuv Barzilay, celebrated their one-year anniversary on June 1st, 2012 by hosting an intimate get together at their Discovery Parks incubation space. While there, friends and

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Game engine, rapid prototyping key for MDM startup V7 Entertainment

Just down the street from the Centre for Digital Media, a couple of Cohort 1 graduates are making a name for themselves in Vancouver’s burgeoning digital media sector.

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MDM Alumni Startup Shailah Interactive Wins Discovery Parks Generator Challenge

Shailah Interactive - a mobile education apps development company founded by MDM Program Graduate Erez T. Yanuv Barzilay - was among eight new start-up businesses selected to earn a full year of free office space in the Discovery Parks' Generator Incubation Centre.

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Student startup releases new mobile game on iTunes

Crash Craving - a quirky physics-based puzzle for the iPhone and iPad - was released on iTunes by MDM startup Digital Touch Games earlier this month.The game offers 50 levels of play providing hours of fun for all ages.

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Alumni start-up wins competition for space at new turn-key facility

V7 Entertainment, a software development company co-founded by four MDM Program graduates, was among eight new start-up businesses selected to earn nine-months free rent in the Discovery Parks' official Generator Centre.

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Graduates Showcase New 3D Visualization at Birthday Bash for Artist Robert Bateman

Interactive 3D visualization is the specialty of a new startup created by three recent graduates of the Masters of Digital Media (MDM) Program.

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