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Meet Emilie and Konrad of Kira Talent

You may have heard the news last September when DMZ-based company Kira Talent raised a round of $2 million in seed financing. Now, meet the founders behind the rapidly growing company that is innovating the world of video interviewing. See […]

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Hot off the Press! Read the DMZ Newsletter

Get the latest news from the Digital Media Zone right in your inbox. The DMZ recently created its first-ever newsletter featuring a variety of articles on everything DMZ-related. From the thoughts of an entrepreneur whose company failed to one company […]


Make HR More Human with Fewer Resources

DMZ startups Kira Talent and WhoPlusYou will revolutionize your human resources through video screening and talent matchmaking to save you time and money. Hiring is a hurdle that every company faces. The ubiquity of social networks and our connected world […]

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From our International Fellows in India, a Message to President Sheldon Levy and the DMZ Family

Alok Nikhil Jha, Avnish Gaur and Ankur Khera, all from IIT Delhi, joined us at the DMZ last summer as part of our international fellowship program. We were thrilled to receive an update video from them recently to see where […]

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Brett Wilson of Dragons’ Den Tours the DMZ

W. Brett Wilson is no stranger to the limelight and success. He’s a former Dragons’ Den co-star who now hosts Risky Business. Brett also achieved great financial success when he became one of Canada’s top investment bankers. Now, he’s written Redefining […]

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Your One-Stop for Tech and Business Resource Listings in Canada

Backbone Magazine, one of Canada’s largest and most successful business magazines, has created a great tech resource guide that all digital media entrepreneurs should check out. Need to compare the best cloud service providers in Canada? Want to see a list […]

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Greengage Mobile and Venngage Selected to Join the JOLT Accelerator Program

JOLT, the first early-stage accelerator program from MaRS Discovery District, has announced the six startups that will comprise its first ever summer cohort, and two startups come from the Digital Media Zone – Greengage Mobile and Venngage. As part of […]

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Spenz Version 2.0 Now Live!

Here’s the latest news from Spenz: “We’re excited to announce a new version of the Spenz app exclusive to Canadians. With over 1.6 million transactions and counting, we know that Canadians are already using Spenz. With today’s comprehensive update, we’ve […]

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Margaret Atwood Visits the DMZ

One of Canada’s most famous novelists, Margaret Atwood, toured the DMZ yesterday, meeting with Flybits, ARB Labs, Tactile Audio Displays, Ping Pong Story, Hitsend, Sound Selecta and EDGE Lab. Along with being an award-winning novelist, Margaret is also a poet, […]


Electric Courage, Komodo, Kytephone and Virtual Next Join the DMZ

In May, the Digital Media Zone (DMZ) welcomed four new companies into its downtown hub at Yonge-Dundas Square. Included in the new batch of teams is a location-based social app, a maker of inclusive technologies for people with disabilities, an […]