• Leverage IDEABOOST’s Global Network

    Expert mentoring from leaders in Canada, Hollywood, Silicon Valley and Beyond

  • Fast Track Your Entry into the Global Entertainment Ecosystem

    Supercharge your business and investment opportunities with IDEABOOST and its Founding Partner Corus Entertainment

  • APPLY NOW TO IDEABOOST NETWORK CONNECT: SUMMER ACCELERATOR BEGINS APRIL 2016!

    Six companies to be selected from eligible members of Network Connect

Transforming Media and Entertainment

IDEABOOST is a Toronto-based business accelerator and startup community for companies that are building the next generation of technology-based media and entertainment products, services, and brands. An initiative of the Canadian Film Centre’s Media Lab, in partnership with Corus Entertainment, IDEABOOST provides high–potential Canadian startups with seed investment, mentorship, and access to its network. The next IDEABOOST Accelerator cohort runs April - September, 2016. Acceptance into Network Connect is required for all Accelerator applicants. 

BOOST your company in Network Connect

Apply today to become part of IDEABOOST Network Connect, our community affiliates program for companies that are building the next generation of technology-based media and entertainment products, services and brands.  Network Connect provides access to mentors and experts, peer collaboration and networking, resources and perks and selected investor review.
Acceptance into Network Connect is required for all Accelerator applicants. 

Accelerated Companies

Repable
SAM
Big Terminal
Eigenuity Inc.
Pinch VR
Navi
MBLOK
SilmCut Media
TuneStars
Vertical
Bubl Technology
Albedo Informatics
Pong
Think Dirty
All Play, No Work
Magnify Digital
BeMused Network
AnimangaPLUS
RAUR
Wondereur
AsapSCIENCE
ApprenticeA Productions

Latest News

Shawn Rosemarin, Network Connect mentor and CTO of VMWare CanadaShawn Rosemarin, Network Connect mentor and CTO of VMWare Canada, shared his expertise on sales strategy as part of IDEABOOST Network Connect’s most recent Speaker Series, held on May... Read More
Sat, 05/21/2016 - 01:55
Driving change was a key theme in Premier Kathleen Wynne's keynote speech at the 2016 edition of Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) Discovery, which took place on May 9 and 10, 2016 in Toronto. “Innovation is not... Read More
Thu, 05/19/2016 - 02:55




Exciting news! CFC Media Lab launched the fifth cohort of our IDEABOOST accelerator the first weekend in May. Congratulations to the six chosen companies and best of luck to them all as they embark on their four-... Read More
Mon, 05/16/2016 - 20:35
Whether you’re seeking a magician to inspire the office team, or need a DJ for your house party, the new online community SparkGig has you covered: connecting talent seekers with talented performers. Bundle the community aspect of SparkGig with... Read More
Fri, 05/13/2016 - 05:15

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