CDMN Announces 2013 Moonshot Award Winners at Canada 3.0

by Techvibes NewsDesk

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:
D2L Corporation
Location:
Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Founded in 1999, D2L is a leader in providing innovative eLearning solutions to academic and other leading organizations around the world. more

Company:
Miovision Technologies Inc.
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... more

Company:
Axonify
Location:
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

We are a Waterloo-based technology company that is revolutionizing the corporate learning game with Axonify - the world’s first Employee Knowledge Platform. Combining an award-winning approach to microlearning, innovative knowledge-on-demand capabilities, and elements of gamification to drive engagement, Axonify is helping build more knowledgeable workforces who drive business results for big... more

Company:
Magnet Forensics
Location:
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Our Mission is to impact people’s lives by uncovering the truth and empowering others to make a difference. We do this by equipping examiners and investigators with the best digital forensics tools available, so they can accomplish their mission: Fighting crime. Protecting company assets. Guarding national security. We are proud to be ranked #8 in the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 and recognized... more


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