TORONTO, Nov 24, 2014 – Toronto-based startup SlimCut Media has been hand-selected to join “cohort four” of ideaBOOST, the Canadian Film Centre (CFC) Media Lab’s accelerator program. SlimCut Media was selected from a record number of applicants, along with five other innovative digital media companies.
“We are very honoured to be part of ideaBOOST 2015,” says Damien Véran, SlimCut Media’s president and co-founder. “Being selected for this program is a recognition of how forward thinking our R&D team is when creating new sources of revenue for publishers. Our new set of 100% viewable advertising units is a breakthrough innovation for all digital publishers.”
Sponsored by Corus Entertainment and Shaw Media, ideaBOOST is a business accelerator for companies wishing to navigate the entertainment industry. The program consists of four months of mentorship and financial investment top entertainment industry professionals.
About SlimCut Media
SlimCut Media creates new premium advertising opportunities for publishers through video advertising, and engages consumers with reader reward programs. With offices in Toronto, Paris and New York City, SlimCut Media is at the forefront of innovative efforts to monetize content for digital publishers. www.slimcutmedia.com.
About CFC Media Lab
Created in 1997, the Canadian Film Centre’s Media Lab (CFC Media Lab) provides a unique training, research and production think-tank environment for digital media content developers, and practitioners, as well as acceleration programs and services for start-ups and SMEs in digital entertainment. An internationally acclaimed and award-winning facility, CFC Media Lab participating developers and start-ups emerge as leaders in the world of digital media, produce innovative projects, and sustain 21st century companies. www.cfccreates.com.