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Breaking: Breaking: Gah-Yee Won Joins Mediacom

By Dave Forde / July 31, 2013

Last week one of the many stories we broke was about Gah-Yee Won leaving ZenithOptimedia, where she has been for the last three years. We’ve just had it confirmed that she will be heading to Mediacom as an Account Director.

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Polar Lauches MediaVoice, Native Advertising Platform

By Dave Forde / July 31, 2013

Polar Mobile, now they just refer to themselves as Polar has been pretty quiet since launching their MediaEverywhere product in January and securing an additional $6 million funding. Since that time brands continue to explore new ways of advertising to consumers, and this is one of the reasons why advertising budgets continue to grow.  Facebook offers their […]

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Interaxon Secures $4.2M In Funding For Brain Reading Tech

By Dave Forde / July 31, 2013

It is good to see that Canada is also playing a strong role in this type of next generation technology. Toronto-based Interaxon, which develops thought-based computing technology recently secured a $4.2M round in financing. Previously Interaxon raised $630K in March of 2012.

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TC Media Appoints Carlos Lamadrid As Senior Vice President of Consumer Solutions

By Dave Forde / July 30, 2013

TC Media is making some big investments in its senior management team, perhaps this is a sign of major things to come from the national media company. Over the last two months they have also made appointments which we’ve covered here, here, and here. Today, TC Media has appointed Carlos Lamadrid to the position of Senior Vice President, Consumer Solutions. He will join the organization on September 3 and report to Ted Markle,

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Execution Labs Adds More Financial Support With $150k Available To Mobile Gaming Statups

By Dave Forde / July 30, 2013

Execution Labs announced it will participate in BDC Venture Capital’s convertible note program, providing unprecedented support to early-stage games companies. BDC Venture Capital, which led Execution Labs’ seed funding round in November of last year, will offer one-time $150,000 convertible notes to select companies who come out of XL’s program as market-ready game studios.