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By: Matthew Doucette
Xona Games has been announced a round two finalist in InNOVAcorp's 2009 I-3 Technology Start-Up Competition. We are a top 5 finalist in Zone 2 competing for $100,000 and $40,000 first and second place award packages, and a top 25 finalist across all five zones competing for an additional $100,000 provincial award. We have to place above three other start-ups to win $40,000, four to win $100,000, and eight to win $200,000! Wish us luck!
“At this point in the competition, we have identified the 25 most compelling companies,” said Dan MacDonald, president and CEO of InNOVAcorp. “We are very pleased with the quantity and quality of the submissions and look forward to getting a more in-depth look at them in round two.”
Top 5 (Zone 2):
Congratulations to the following Nova Scotia companies that will move forward to round two of the I-3 Technology Start-Up Competition.
On October 8th, 2009, Xona Games entered InNOVAcorp's I-3 Technology Start-Up Competition, a competition based around start-up technology compaines based in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia:
I-3: Innovation, Idea, Implementation
*Xbox LIVE Indie Games formerly known as Xbox LIVE Community Games.
About the Author: I am Matthew Doucette of Xona Games, an award-winning indie game studio that I founded with my twin brother. We make intensified arcade-style retro games. Our business, our games, our technology, and we as competitive gamers have won prestigious awards and received worldwide press. Our business has won $180,000 in contests. Our games have ranked from #1 in Canada to #1 in Japan, have become #1 best sellers in multiple countries, have won game contests, and have held 3 of the top 5 rated spots in Japan of all Xbox LIVE indie games. Our game engines have been awarded for technical excellence. And we, the developers, have placed #1 in competitive gaming competitions -- relating to the games we make. Read about our story, our awards, our games, and view our blog.
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