CDMN Announces 2013 Moonshot Award Winners at Canada 3.0

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Today, the Canadian Digital Media Network (CDMN) announced the winners of the inaugural CDMN Moonshot Awards. The four winning companies were honoured at CDMN's Canada 3.0 conference today in Toronto.

The Awards, presented in four categories, were developed to recognize Canadian companies that create jobs and wealth for Canada through innovation in digital media. The Moonshot Awards also acknowledge companies that contribute to the Canada 3.0 "Moonshot Goal: that anyone can do anything online by the year 2017."

The winners were selected from 15 finalists from more than 30 submissions from across Canada and they were:

  • Dynamic Company of the Year: Magnet Forensics
  • Globalizer of the Year: Axonify
  • Innovator of the Year: Miovision Technologies
  • Company of the Year: Desire2Learn

The Award winners were determined by a panel of expert judges including Kevin Newman, CTV Host, W5 Correspondent and Founder of New Man Media; Sid Paquette, Director at OMERS Ventures; Terry Stuart, Deloitte Canada's Chief Innovation Officer; April Dunford, RocketScope Managing Director and Founder; and Dr. Kevin Tuer, CDMN Managing Director.

Company:
Desire2Learn Inc.
Website:
http://www.Desire2Learn.com
Location:
Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Founded in 1999, Desire2Learn Inc. is a leader in providing innovative eLearning solutions to academic and other leading organizations around the world. Our offerings include our Enterprise eLearning Suite, which is comprised of the web-based Learning Environment, Learning Repository, and LiveRoom. Our focus is on research and development and service and support for our clients, and our products lead the market in... more

Company:
Miovision Technologies Inc.
Website:
http://www.miovision.com
Location:
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada

Miovision Technologies, based in Ontario, Canada is an innovative and successful software company that develops intelligent solutions to address the challenges facing today’s global transportation networks. With our video and web-based technologies, we help data collectors, traffic consultants and municipal governments reduce the cost of collecting, analyzing, and reporting accurate traffic data. Our products and... more

Company:
Axonify
Website:
http://www.axonify.com
Location:
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

The Axonify platform enables organizations to easily motivate and engage employees in the learning process through delivery of personalized, bite-sized content in the form of daily questions and information in topic areas those organizations care about. Whether it's loss prevention, health & safety, sales or customer service, Axonify makes learning fun through gamification and rewards. The system creates a... more

Company:
Magnet Forensics
Website:
http://www.magnetforensics.com
Location:
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Magnet Forensics is a computer forensics software company focused on providing products that aid in the recovery of digital artifacts left behind on hard drives and in live memory. Internet Evidence Finder has become an indispensable tool for law enforcement, government, and corporations to conduct thorough and effective computer investigations while preserving the forensic integrity of the data. These... more


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