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Kristen Heredia, DMZ Media Relations Officer, Ryerson University, (416) 979-5000 x.2997, kheredia@ryerson.ca


Press Releases

RYERSON UNIVERSITY INTRODUCES CANADA’S FIRST DIGITAL SPECIALIZATION PROGRAM

Two-course Digital Specialization Program presents a new experiential learning model to give students a leading edge in the digital economy Beginning May 2012, Ryerson University will offer a new optional Digital Specialization Program, the...More


CORAL CEA AND THE DIGITAL MEDIA ZONE BUILD ON AN ECOSYSTEM TO EXPAND ONTARIO’S SOFTWARE CAPABILITIES

Ottawa-based Coral CEA has invested $120,000 in four companies located at Ryerson University’s Digital Media Zone (DMZ), and Coral CEA is reviewing possible investments in even more firms at the DMZ. “We are attracted to teams who are ‘getting...More


THREE INNOVATIVE NEW STARTUP COMPANIES JOIN RYERSON’S DIGITAL MEDIA ZONE

Jobdeals, SoJo and Tiny Hearts accelerate to success within university’s business incubator Ryerson University’s Digital Media Zone welcomed three new companies into its downtown hub in January 2012. The ventures include an award-winning...More


TOP TECH BUYS THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

DMZ resident Adrian Bulzacki knows tech. As CEO of ARB Labs, currently housed at Ryerson’s Digital Media Zone, Adrian is well-versed in the latest trends in digital technology. With much of his holiday shopping already done, below are his tips...More


NOVEL TECHNOLOGY REVOLUTIONIZES THE WAY SECURITY AGENTS AND POLICE OFFICERS INTERFACE WITH COMPUTERS IN THE FIELD

Ryerson University and Appear are awarded at Motorola Solutions’ innovation contest for a context-aware application platform based on the Golden-i wireless headset computer.   Motorola Solutions announced that Ryerson University’s Flybits,...More


500PX TAKES THEIR BUSINESS TO THE NEXT LEVEL

Photo-sharing community graduates from Ryerson’s Digital Media Zone DMZ startup 500px is ready to take on the world, one photo at a time. The online photo-sharing company has recently graduated from Ryerson’s Digital Media Zone, moving their...More


PHOTOGRAPHIC COMMUNITY 500PX LAUNCHES IPAD APP

New app lets users share and discover inspiring photographs on the go Toronto, October 20 – A new iPad app released this week by Toronto-based photography community 500px has already reached 1,000,000 ‘flips’ per day. The new 500px...More


BRIGHT BUNNY RELEASE THEIR NEWEST APP – GIDGET HAS A GLITCH

Interactive Children’s Story Will Entertain and Assist New Readers Bright Bunny, an innovative iPad and iPhone app developer, has released its newest app for the iPad – Gidget Has a Glitch – an original, interactive children’s...More


Shape Collage out-Grows DMZ

Instant collage-making software company one of five startups accepted by Vancouver’s GrowLab; graduates from Ryerson University Digital Media Zone Ryerson University’s Digital Media Zone (DMZ) is adjusting to Pacific Time as it announces...More


500px Captures Top Spot In Toronto Startup Index

Ryerson University Digital Media Zone company and photographic community 500px is named Toronto’s number one startup Startup 500px is definitely ready for its closeup. The online destination for photophiles and Ryerson University Digital Media...More