George Brown College Students Vie For Jewellery Design Honours in Mejuri Competition

DMZ team Mejuri has partnered with George Brown College’s jewellery program in an exciting new design challenge that has students competing for a chance to turn their original design into an exclusive piece. Mejuri is an online fine jewelry company based […]


Cool Canadian Tech at the Sochi Olympics

The 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics are in full-gear and Team Canada is owning the podium. Incredible displays of athleticism and pride aren’t the only Canadian things on the ground in Sochi. Check out these examples of cool Canuck tech that […]


Friday Roundup

Happy weekend! Here’s a roundup of fun finds from the information super highway. Go Canada go! Sochi 2014 has been coined the “most digital” Olympics ever! Check out all these ways to watch and help break the digital viewing record. BBC is […]

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Canadian Olympic Committee Uses Toronto Tech to Report on Games

This article was originally posted on The Canadian Olympic Committee recently relaunched the site, using ScribbleLive technology by the Toronto-based startup Scribble Technologies. ScribbleLive is live-blogging and live update tech that enables web page content to refresh without a manual More

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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 […]


Startups For (Social) Good

The startup world is brimming with buzzwords. Founder. Angel. Crowdsource. Early adopter. Lean. Pivot. User experience. Valuation. Here’s a new term to add to the list: social entrepreneurship. Defined as the pursuance of smart, innovative solutions for society’s critical problems, […]

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The Continued Rise of the Entrepreneur

Three years ago, the Canadian federal government declared that 2011 would be the “Year of the Entrepreneur.” Three years later, the reign continues. Entrepreneurs and the startups and small businesses they run are a key thread in the fabric of […]

Rob Platek, CEO of SensorSuite.

More Than Money: The Investor-Startup Relationship

At its most basic, the goal of every entrepreneur is the same: to find success in the marketplace, to grow a bigger, more successful company, and to make a meaningful difference in their field. But none of this can be […]

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2014: What the Fox Says

Feel that? That’s the magical sense of prescience that comes with the start of a new year. It’s as if you can almost picture what’s ahead. The beginning of a new year always feels like that — a time of […]

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Super Bowl Ad Features GestSure, a DMZ-Based Company

There’s no better audience for an advertisement than that of the Super Bowl. Last year, the biggest sporting event of the year garnered an average viewership of 111.3 million and that was in the U.S alone. This year, an incredible 111.5 […]