• 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 2018!

    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, 2018. 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

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

Latest News

Acquisition enhances SlimCut’s platform and grows Telaria’s global footprint

Toronto, June 13, 2018 – The Canadian Film Centre (CFC) and CFC Media Lab are proud to announce that SlimCut, a startup from IDEABOOST Accelerator Cohort 4 in 2014, has... Read More
Thu, 06/14/2018 - 01:11
When it comes to learning tools, kids of today have it made. What could be more appealing (and educational) than creating your very own robot buddy customized to your liking?

The demand for Little Robot Friends was unmistakable from the get-go.... Read More
Mon, 05/08/2017 - 21:02
Yan Chen first met Travis Rice in a figure drawing class five years ago. They were both Americans living in Australia with a shared interest in the arts and science fiction. Eventually they would team up to co-found LENS Immersive (LENS) and... Read More
Tue, 04/11/2017 - 20:26
Goodmans LLP, a program partner of CFC Media Lab’s IDEABOOST Accelerator, has compiled a handy free legal guide that is a must-read for all startups in the technology sector.The leading expert in the field of technology law, Goodmans LLP... Read More
Tue, 02/21/2017 - 04:35

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