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The 2015 #DigiAwards finalists have been announced, and this year, CFC Media Lab alumni were named finalists in seven of 11 categories. These alumni hail from various CFC Media Lab programs and initiatives, including IDEABOOST, Jumping Screens... Read More
Wed, 10/21/2015 - 02:15
The Best Idea Definitely Wins!For those of you with children (or those of you who may just be kids at heart), the recently launched Weirdwood Manor transmedia storybook app is sure to pique your interest. Part game, part book, part animated film,... Read More
Tue, 10/13/2015 - 23:25
IDEABOOST | Network Connect and other select digital entertainment entrepreneurs recently gathered in the CFC’s Garden Room for the second Harbinger Foundation sponsored Design Thinking workshop. Created to explore how design... Read More
Mon, 09/28/2015 - 20:15
TUNESTARS (TS) is a Montreal-based startup focused on connecting music fans to each other and to the music they love. Twenty-something year old TS founder Anthony Shannon launched the company in 2013 and has raised over half a million dollars in... Read More
Wed, 09/16/2015 - 19:00



The current buzz around virtual reality is hard to avoid – even old-media stalwart
Time Magazine has jumped on the bandwagon with a recent cover story on the still-nascent industry, featuring geeky looking Oculus CEO Palmer Luckey... Read More
Thu, 09/10/2015 - 21:30


IDEABOOST | Network Connect is the most recent addition to the IDEABOOST family of program initiatives. This program stream is designed to nurture the next wave of Canadian high-potential, growth-oriented, digital entertainment startups, and to... Read More
Thu, 09/03/2015 - 22:20
Entrepreneur and investor Allen DeBevoise joined the IDEABOOST Board of Advisors in 2014, just a few months after launching Third Wave Digital, an investment fund focusing entirely upon digital media startups. He is a perfect choice to help guide... Read More
Wed, 08/26/2015 - 21:00
Discoverability is the buzzword on the lips of Canadian content creators, broadcasters, funders, regulators, and online publishers alike. The term is familiar but it still causes many of us to cringe. Sort of like Donald Trump’s hair.The... Read More
Wed, 08/05/2015 - 00:30
Startup Fest, Montreal’s midsummer conference of technology and entrepreneurship, has quickly become one of the country’s must-attend events for forward-looking thinkers and creative business types. This year, the three-day event took place on the... Read More
Thu, 07/30/2015 - 02:30










For this special episode of
Entrepreneurs in Small Rooms Drinking Coffee, the #smallrooms team was exclusively invited by  IDEABOOST - Canada's only digital entertainment accelerator - to... Read More
Wed, 06/03/2015 - 23:10