Startups & Entrepreneurs

Grow Inc: A Documentary on Vancouver’s Growing Technology Startup Community

Vancouver’s startup community and technology sector is thriving. There are now over 80,000 technology jobs in Vancouver and that number’s only growing. Technology companies, large and small, have become a critical part of Vancouver’s economy.

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Winners Announced for the 2013 Gerri Sinclair Award for Innovation in Digital Media

This year’s Microsoft Gerri Sinclair Award for Innovation recipients are Martin Schüller, Rachel Teo and AC Chen, for their mobile app Gravatron, a fitness-tracking app for extre

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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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