The DMZ recognizes the below organizations and individuals who are actively contributing to the DMZ’s current programming, and are committed to strengthening entrepreneurship within Canada.
“We’re extremely excited to partner with the DMZ at Ryerson and support the technology ecosystem by providing mentorship, connections and many other benefits that startups need to succeed. With insurance becoming an increasingly digital industry, I can’t wait to see what kind of fresh, innovative thinking these startups bring to the table for our customers.”Ben Isotta-Riches, Chief Information Officer, Aviva Canada
“Goodmans is thrilled to partner with the DMZ at Ryerson by providing mentorship, connections and the legal know-how that a startup needs to succeed,” said Allan Goodman, partner at Goodmans LLP and co-chair of the "rm’s Technology practice. “We are very excited to be joining the dynamic environment at the DMZ to further Canadian innovation by helping these emerging companies get to the next level.”Allan Goodman, Partner, Goodmans LLP
“It’s evident through the five startups chosen for the Digital News Innovation Challenge that there is exciting work being done by Canadian entrepreneurs to bring innovation to the news ecosystem.”Kevin Chan, Head of Public Policy, Facebook Canada