Montreal, Quebec, is home to a dynamic blend of startups and established companies operating in the digital media industry. They not only strengthen the city’s economic growth but also innovate and redefine how we understand and engage with digital media. Here’s a closer look at some of these companies.
From advertising and brand marketing to Internet and digital media solutions, these companies provide a range of products and services. Still, they all share a common goal – to revolutionise the digital landscape through innovative solutions, cutting-edge technology and exceptional services.
This series of articles serves as a profound reference, detailing the expanse of the influence and reach of these companies while also providing a comprehensive assessment of each one’s offerings. We include hyperlinks to each company’s website, enabling readers to find out more about their services or products.
Sharethrough, founded by Brett Keintz, Dan Greenberg, Matt Monahan, and Rob Fan, is an esteemed company in the advertising, brand marketing, digital media, and internet sectors. The company started as an innovative idea in a Stanford “Facebook class” and has since evolved into a leading independent omnichannel ad exchange. Sharethrough is on a mission to create a sustainable advertising ecosystem for journalists, content creators, and app developers. The company merged with District M in February 2021 and now has a team of 140 employees across eight offices in the US and Canada.
Launched by Eric Boyko, Stingray Digital is a cutting-edge digital media company specializing in music broadcasting and distribution. The company oversees various operations, including The Karaoke Channel, Stingray Music, Stingray360, Concert TV, and Galaxie, ensuring that its digital media offerings are diverse and wide-ranging.
Sociable Labs is a software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider that provides social and viral marketing solutions since 2014. Founded by Nisan Gabbay, Sebastien Brault, and Taoufik El Jamali, their Shopper-to-Shopper Engine drives website traffic and sales by enabling referral marketing through social sharing.
Coalision, founded by Eric Danjou and Evelyn Trempe, manages the Lolë and Paradoxbrands. Their products reach over 2500 retailers across Canada, the United States, Europe, and Asia.
Félix & Paul Studios is a pioneer in creating cinematic virtual reality experiences. The company, launched in 2013, is the brainchild of Félix Lajeunesse, Paul Raphaël, and Stephane Rituit. Their innovative approach to virtual reality storytelling and proprietary 3D 360º camera sets the industry standard for high-quality VR content.
Founded by Jean-François Coté, Patrice Marin, and Sebastien Filion, Sharethrough is one of the fastest-growing technology companies. They are reshaping the digital advertising landscape with their sophisticated monetization software platforms.
Valnet, founded by Hassan Youssef, Ouissam Youssef, and Wissam Alame, is a digital media publishing leader creating and distributing original content for its brands worldwide.
Founded by Cyrus Gorjipour and Salim Sader, Goalcast provides broadcasting media production and distribution services.
Adviso, founded by Jean-François Renaud, optimizes online activities by blending creativity and innovation. They are experts in web strategy and Internet marketing.
Founded by Laurent Proulx, Nstein Technologies provides next-generation content management solutions that help information-rich enterprises centralize, understand, and manage a vast amount of content.