SOURCE: The DMZ at Ryerson University

The DMZ at Ryerson University

February 09, 2016 11:39 ET

MEDIA ADVISORY: Launch of Zone Startups Sports/Media

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - February 09, 2016) - On Feb. 13, see how a new generation of innovative startups are changing the multi-billion dollar sports industry. Hosted by Ryerson Futures Inc. at the DMZ at Ryerson University, 10 startups will showcase their technology to a group of attendees that will include senior digital executives from National Basketball Association (NBA) teams, which is hosting its annual All-Star game for the first time in Toronto.

Mark Cohon, a member of Ryerson Futures' board and former commissioner of the Canadian Football League, will make introductory remarks, followed by presentations by five startups.

WHAT: The launch of Zone Startups Sports/Media, an accelerator focused on supporting the growth of sports and media related startups.

WHEN: Saturday, Feb. 13 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Media sign in begins at 1:30 p.m.

WHERE: The DMZ at Ryerson University
10 Dundas St. East, Suite 600
Toronto, ON, M5B 2G9

Please note: NBA executives, Matt Saunders, President of Ryerson Futures Inc., and Mark Cohon, former CFL commissioner, will be available for interviews.

rsvp to dasha1.pasiy@ryerson.ca

Contact Information

  • MEDIA CONTACT:
    Dasha Pasiy
    Media Relations, the DMZ at Ryerson University
    Office: 416-979-5000 x 2863
    dasha1.pasiy@ryerson.ca