Canadian New Media Awards Finalist Profiles: Most Promising Company of the Year

The Canadian New Media Awards take place November 18, 2008, as part of the nextMEDIA conference. In the lead up to this event, we’re profiling the categories and finalists on Techvibes. Today’s category is Most Promising Company of the Year and it looks like T-dot is in fact the media capital of Canada as all three finalists call Toronto home.

b5media is a blog network covering a wide variety of topics in entertainment, technology, beauty, health, music, travel, sports, business and lifestyles. With content written by passionate people from all over the world, their blogs attract a large, loyal audience for companies looking to build major brand appeal.

Filemobile is an on-demand (software-as-a-service) social media platform company specializing in user generated content, social networking, contests, and broadband video. Their proprietary platform called Media Factory is a content management system, widget publisher, and application development environment for rich media.

Viigo develops and markets mobile content and services applications for smartphones. With over 5,000 channels and information services, Viigo customers around the world enjoy up‐to‐the minute access to news, weather, sports, stocks and markets, entertainment, and blogs in one intuitive, simple, freely-downloadable application.