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The DMZ?uq=3Oe4kK1Z

The DMZ is Ryerson University's business incubator for early-stage technology startups. It provides coaching, funding, work space, access to regular investor meetups, workshops and one-on-ones with VCs, fund raising, connection with customers, advisors, influencers and other entrepreneurs. It was founded in 2010 and is based in Toronto, Canada.

Formerly Known As
Digital Media Zone
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Year Founded
Primary Investor Type
Primary Office
  • 10 Dundas Street East, 6th Floor
  • Suite 600
  • Toronto, Ontario M5B 2G9
  • Canada

+1 (416) 000-0000

The DMZ Investments (273)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Parlay Ideas 01-Feb-2018 Accelerator/Incubator Educational Software Generating Revenue
000000000 31-Oct-2017 000000000000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue
00000 21-Aug-2017 000000000000 00000 Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) Generating Revenue
0000000000 01-Jul-2017 000000000000 Application Software Generating Revenue
0000000 29-Jun-2017 000000000000 Other Commercial Services Generating Revenue
00000000 31-May-2017 000000000000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
0000000 31-May-2017 000000000000 Application Software Generating Revenue
00000 26-May-2017 000000000000 0000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue
NXM LABS 30-Apr-2017 Accelerator/Incubator Application Software Product Development
Fingpay 01-Jan-2017 Accelerator/Incubator Vertical Market Software Generating Revenue
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The DMZ Exits (68)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Zensurance 15-Aug-2018 Merger/Acquisition 000.00 Completed
0000000 00000 12-Jun-2018 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 0000000
0000 01-Jun-2018 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 000000000
000000000000 01-Jun-2018 000 00 00000000 Completed
000 000000 00000 01-Apr-2018 000 00 00000000 Completed
0000000 (00000-000 01-Apr-2018 000 00 00000000 Completed
0000000000000 01-Apr-2018 000 00 00000000 Completed
0000 01-Mar-2018 000 00 00000000 Completed
500px 26-Feb-2018 Merger/Acquisition Completed 26-Feb-2018 Merger/Acquisition Completed
  • InsurEye
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The DMZ Team (4)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
Brendan Dellandrea Director of Marketing and Communications Toronto, Canada
Laith Shukri Investor Relations Lead Toronto, Canada
Abdullah Snobar Executive Director 0 0 Toronto, Canada
Hossein Rahnama Ph.D Co-Founder 0 0 Toronto, Canada

The DMZ Co-Investors (42)

Name With Exits Lead Partner
Ryerson Futures 3 0 0
Zone Startups India 0
Business Development Bank of Canada 0
Ontario Centres of Excellence 0
The Next Canada 0 0
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