The Canadian Digital Media Network today announced that Halifax’s Innovacorp will join its nationwide network of more than 20 hubs that embody the collaborative and entrepreneurial spirit necessary to create companies, jobs and wealth as part of Canada’s digital economy.

Innovacorp is Nova Scotia’s early-stage venture capital organization. Its goal is to help emerging Nova Scotia knowledge-based companies commercialize their technologies, particularly in information technology, life sciences and clean technology, and succeed in the global marketplace. Innovacorp gives entrepreneurs access to world-class incubation facilities and an international network of expert advisors to help them growth their business.

“We’re delighted to join the CDMN community and enhance our support for the Nova Scotia early-stage technology companies we serve,” said Stephen Duff, president and CEO of Innovacorp. “It’s exciting to be part of a national network of like-minded people who want to advance Canada’s promising digital media industry.”

“Innovacorp has a proven track record of helping entrepreneurs in Nova Scotia launch a venture and keep it growing.” says Kevin Tuer, CDMN managing director. “CDMN is proud to count Innovacorp among our members, and is excited about tapping into its expertise to help the Canadian start-up community mature and prosper.”

By joining the CDMN, Innovacorp has Canada’s largest members-only online collaboration of commercialization resources at their disposal, immediately expanding their client support capability while enabling national access to their regional resources. Innovacorp also gains domestic and international market exposure for their organizations and client companies, and have access to unique services that enable their facilities and their clients to leverage proven regional programming and best practices of network members.

About the Canadian Digital Media Network
The Canadian Digital Media Network (CDMN), a federal Centre of Excellence in Commercialization and Research (CECR), is dedicated to establishing Canada as a world leader in digital media (ICT + mobile) by creating and enabling connections and collaboration between entrepreneurs, companies, research institutes, government and intermediary organizations across the country. CDMN helps bring more digital media solutions to market to create more companies, jobs and wealth in Canada.

Together, the Network provides access to the knowledge, connections, services and support that digital media companies need to successfully innovate and market themselves at home and abroad. Major initiatives include an exclusive online national collaboration platform; an online Research Portal that provides one-stop access to important information about key digital media issues; the CDMN Soft-Landing Program to drive Canadian success globally; National Tour events enable companies to go global; and CDMN Canada 3.0, Canada’s only national digital media conference focused on the commercialization of innovation. Learn more at WWW.CDMN.CA or follow @CDMN on Twitter, join the Canadian Digital Media Network Group on LinkedIn, and like the Canadian Digital Media Network page on Facebook.

Toronto, Ontario, May 14, 2013