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Redwood among Canada's 20 Hottest Innovative Companies

Press Release
For Immediate Release
Twenty Companies Chosen To Present At Canadian Innovation Exchange

Showcase Puts Canada's Hottest Innovative Companies
In Front of Major North American Investors

Toronto, ON [April 10, 2008] – The Canadian Innovation Exchange (CIX) today announced the shortlist of companies selected to present at the Canadian Innovation Exchange, a conference and showcase for the innovation sector. Twenty companies from Alberta, British Colombia, Ontario and Quebec will pitch themselves "live" in front of some of the most important investors in North America and compete for one of several CIX ‘Best in Show Awards' presented in partnership with MyThum Interactive. The two-day event takes place April 29 + 30 at The Carlu in Toronto.

Companies selected to present at CIX include:

Accipiter Radar Technologies Inc. (http://www.sicomsystems.com/home.html), Fonthill, ON
Acquisio (http://www.acquisio.com/), Saint Lambert, PQ
Akoha Inc. (http://akoha.org/), Montreal, PQ
Big Deal Games Inc. (http://bigdealgames.com/), Toronto, ON
Biosign Technologies Inc. (http://www.biosign.com/), Toronto, ON
Blueprint Software Systems (http://www.blueprintsys.com/), Toronto, ON
Brainpark, Inc (http://brainpark.com/), Toronto, ON
CellWand Communications (http://www.cellwand.com/), Toronto, ON
Coveo (http://www.coveo.com), Quebec City, PQ
Digital Payment Technologies Corp. (http://www.digitalpaytech.com/), Burnaby, BC
dthree Inc. (http://www.dthree.com/), Mississauga, ON
HomeZilla (http://homezilla.ca/blog/), Toronto, ON
Kaben Wireless Silicon Inc. (http://www.kabenwireless.com/), Ottawa, ON
Mobidia, Inc. (http://www.mobidia.com/), Vancouver, BC
Octopz (http://www.octopz.com/), Toronto, ON
Planeteye Inc. (http://www.planeteye.com), Toronto, ON
Redwood Technologies (http://www.redwoodtechnologies.com/), Calgary, AB
Spatial View Inc. (http://www.spatialview.com/), Toronto, ON
Standout Jobs, Inc. (http://standoutjobs.com/), Montreal, PQ
Streametrics Corporation Inc.(http://www.streametrics.tv/en/), Montreal, PQ

Attending investors include: Avid Life Media (Brightspark), BDC, Brightspark Ventures, Business Development Bank of Canada, Celtic House Venture Partners, EdgeStone Capital Partners, GrowthWorks Capital, HDL Capital Corporation, iNovia Capital, JLA Ventures, JMI Equity, Kensington Capital Partners Limited, Lions Capital, National Research Council Canada - IRAP, Novacap, Propulsion Ventures, Q1 Capital Partners, RBC, RBC Royal Bank, Research In Motion, Spencer Trask Collaborative Venture Partners, Summerhill Venture Partners and Vantage Point Venture Partners.

CIX is designed to fill a void in the marketplace for events that lead to funding opportunities and partnerships for Canadian companies in the communications, digital media and technology sectors. The two-day program includes keynote addresses, workshops, presentations, and facilitated and non-facilitated networking opportunities. CIX is chaired by three Canadian investors -- Robert Montgomery, Sean Wise and Rick Nathan.

For more information on CIX, go to http://www.canadianinnovationexchange.com.

CIX is organized by Achilles Media Ltd., a leading event management company. Achilles Media Ltd. events include: History Makers: International Summit of History & Current Affairs Producers, nextMEDIA, Banff World Television Festival, Canadian Innovation Exchange (CIX) and NATPE Mobile++. For more information, visit http://www.achillesmedia.com.