• 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 MARCH 2017!

    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 March - June, 2017. 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

Liquid Cinema
Little Robot Friends
Brinx
Mighty Cast
itsme
Synervoz
Repable
SAM
Big Terminal
Eigenuity Inc.
Pinch VR
Navi
Vertical
SilmCut Media
MBLOK
TuneStars
Bubl Technology
All Play, No Work
Think Dirty
Albedo Informatics
Mediazoic
Wondereur
AnimangaPLUS
BeMused Network
Magnify Digital
ApprenticeA Productions
AsapSCIENCE

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