2013 Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors

Arc Media

Arc Media is a boutique, turn key video production company based in Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario. They create completely customized video content for any sized organization. Start ups, Fortune 500, and academic institutions have turned to Arc Media for completely unique, tailored solutions. They handle every aspect of production and take projects from concept to creation.

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Kik

Kik Messenger has become the simplest, fastest, most life-like chat experience you can get on a smartphone. But Kik isn’t just about instant messaging. Kik fans are already exchanging videos, sketches, smileys and more, with apps that have been built using the Kik API. With over 50 million beloved Kik fans and a phenomenal team, Kik is helping to define the smartphone era.

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UW Stratford

University of Waterloo Stratford Campus offers undergraduate and graduate studies. Campus initiatives also include research opportunities, commercialization and community outreach to provide a broad range of opportunities for our students and partners. This new collaborative education style accelerates knowledge and innovation by bringing together students, leading researchers, businesses and entrepreneurs to advance digital media technology and creative application.

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Silver Sponsors

ArtBarn Labs

ArtBarn Labs provides software development and training, delivered by world-class teams in web, mobile, and cloud services. Our clients range from early-stage startups — where product direction and engineering are intertwined and emergent — to robust enterprises with complex environments.

Our talented designers, software developers, and product managers work in an agile environment on a variety of technology stacks.

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Communitech logo

Communitech is Waterloo Region’s hub for the commercialization of innovative technologies. Over the years, we have supported and helped build a tech cluster of nearly 1,000 companies that now generates more than $30 billion in revenue. We support tech companies at all stages of their growth and development to create greater numbers of successful global businesses for Ontario and Canada.

Whether you’re starting or growing your tech business, Communitech can provide access to world-class coaching and mentoring, talent, capital, professional development opportunities, connections, and much more!

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Demeure

Demeure operates a dynamic marketplace for buyers and sellers of authentic travel experiences. Owners can trade empty nights to purchase travel anywhere in Demeure’s curated portfolio of thousands of professionally hosted properties — including hotels, cruises, and more. In turn, this trading activity creates big value for everyone by generating discounts of 35%-80% off.

Demeure was founded in 2009 in Waterloo, Canada with the aim of rewiring the vacation rental, home exchange, and destination club industries.

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