Dx3, a digital marketing, digital advertising and digital retail event, and Extreme Startups, a venture backed startup accelerator, announced the launch of The Extreme Startups Acceleration Zone @ Dx3. In a release, Marcus Daniels , Managing Director of Extreme Startups, said: "Through our partnership with Dx3, our Spring 2014 cohort will kick off our Advanced Track program with an opportunity to not only launch to the general public, but also transact with over 4,000 potential customers. Dx3 has a phenomenal track record for attracting decision makers from leading brands, agencies and retailers looking to connect with digital innovation." Apply for Extreme Startups Advanced Track program -Up to 24 finalists will be selected to pitch Extreme Startups investment committee comprised of Canada's Venture Capitalists and the Ontario Centres of Excellence -Up to six startups will be selected to receive $30K seed investment from Extreme Startups -If eligible, the OCE will provide $30K in funding to match Extreme Startups' investment -In addition to these initial investments, BDC Venture Capital may invest up to $150,000 upon completion of the Extreme Startups program -Each startup will receive intensive mentor-driven programming for 4 months ( March 2014 - June 2014 ), over $200K in perks and office space at Extreme Startups in Toronto The companies selected to be funded will be showcased over the two-day Dx3 Conference , in the " Extreme Startups Acceleration Zone " (along with other Extreme Startup portfolio companies) with the opportunity to pitch to an audience of Canada's leading investors, agencies, brands and retailers all looking to enhance their digital offerings. The program will commence in March 2014 and continue to June 2014 . Applications have a rolling admission until Feb. 15 . Anthony Lipkin , Marketing Director of Dx3, said: "Dx3 is as committed as ever in helping Canadian startups increase their visibility on a global scale, but more importantly we hope that through our partnership with Extreme Startups, Dx3 contributes to the actual business growth of the participating companies. To be part of a partnership where entrepreneurs will have access to best in class mentorship, ambitious funding and access to a collaborative and connected Dx3 community, is a privilege." Event information: ExtremeStartups.com/apply ((Comments on this story may be sent to email@example.com ))
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