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    ACCELERATING WORLD-CLASS DIGITAL MEDIA COMPANIES AND PRODUCTS IN CANADA IDEABOOST is a Toronto-based business accelerator and startup community for companies that are building the next generation of technology-based media and entertainment p...

  • ideaBOOST Launch and Reception

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    On November 5, 2012, CFC welcomed the projects and participants selected for the inaugural ideaBOOST program. Also announced was the partnership with Corus Entertainment, Google and Shaw Media for the program.

  • ideaBOOST 2013 Spring Cohort Announced

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    Last night at the new Corus Quay building in Toronto, some of Canada’s brightest entrepreneurs sat still, eagerly waiting for ideaBOOST’s new cohort announcement.

  • 2015 IDEABOOST Launch Pad Event

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    IDEABOOST - Canada’s only digital entertainment accelerator - launched its fourth cohort of companies last week. Celebrations took place in the fabulous Corus Atrium sit...

  • Recap: ideaBOOST Master Class and Networking Event

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    On Thursday, ideaBOOST held its Master Class and Networking Event at the Arts & Letters Club on Elm Street in Toronto, and featured expert insights from leading entrepreneurs in the...

  • ideaBOOST Shortlist Announcement for Fall 2012 Cohort

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    After an overwhelming month of boosts, likes, and tweets, would like to present the shortlist that the public and wildcard jury have selected for the fall 2012 cohort.

  • ideaBOOST Announces Cohort 3 Shortlist

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    After reviewing a long list of exceptional entrants, ideaBOOST jury members had the difficult task of narrowing down a list of shortlisted candidates.

  • ideaBOOST Releases Audience Engagement Report

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    The Canada Media Fund (CMF) has announced the release of its report detailing the audience engagement activities of ideaBOOST.

  • Support the First ideaBOOST Cohort

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    We would like to send a special congratulations out to all of the amazing participants of the first cohort of ideaBOOST.

  • ideaBOOST Cohort 3 Companies Demonstrate Market Potential

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    ideaBOOST has helped us navigate the entertainment and technology startup market, sharpen our product vision, and refine our strategies to target audiences and generate...

  • A CFC Media Lab IDEABOOST Partner Session

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    According to SID LEE’s senior strategist Jerry Ferguson, in order to be relevant and thereby capture the hearts and minds of consumers today, in these...

  • ideaBOOST Launch Pad Introduces Six Startups

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    A standing-room only event at the Steam Whistle Brewery in Toronto, Wednesday’s ideaBOOST Launch Pad event was an exciting night for Canadian entrepreneurs and investors to rub shoulders and wrap up months of intensive work.

  • Recap: ideaBOOST at Banff World Media Festival

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    On the week of June 9th to June 12th, the ideaBOOST spring 2013 cohort – AlertTV, BemusedNetwork, Instaradio, Lightning Platform, Motion Panels and Wondereur – travelled to join the Banff World Media Festival to...

  • IDEABOOST Welcomes 6 New Startups to Cohort 5 Accelerator

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    Exciting news! CFC Media Lab launched the fifth cohort of our IDEABOOST accelerator the first weekend in May. Check out the list of the six chosen companies.

  • IDEABOOST Cohort 5 Accelerator in Pictures: April-September 2016

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    As the IDEABOOST's Cohort 5 accelerator wraps up, we wanted to take some time to celebrate the six companies, SAM, PinchVR, BigTerminal, Repable, Eigenuity Inc. and Navi, and t...

  • ideaBOOST/Mind Pirate Production Lab Finalists Announced

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    Four Winners Selected To Participate In ideaBOOST/Mind Pirate Production Lab; A Three Month Incubator That Gives Developers The Technology And Resources To Create The Next Mega Blockbuster In Wearable Tec...

  • Announcing CFC's First-Ever ideaBOOST Cohort

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    ...special jury made up of industry leaders and digital producers, we are excited to announce the eight projects selected for CFC's first-ever cohort of ideaBOOST.

  • Highlights from IDEABOOST's First-Ever Startup Summer Social

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    The sun was shining on the lusciously green grounds of Canadian Film Centre as invited startups arrived bright and early for the first-ever IDEABOOST Demo Hub on Saturday, June 11, 2016. The Startup Summer Social brought together alumni companies, our Network Connect community, and IDEABOOST Accelerator...

  • Announcing IDEABOOST Accelerator Cohort 6 Companies

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    We are excited to announce the six companies in Cohort 6 of CFC Media Lab’s IDEABOOST Accelerator program.

  • ​First-Ever IDEABOOST Network Connect VR Summit

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    To better serve the growing VR startup community, the CFC Media Lab is hosting its first IDEABOOST Network Connect VR Summit from February 28 to March 1, which is aimed at building a strong network of Canadian VR startups. 

  • IDEABOOST Cohort 5 Startups on Important Lessons Learnt

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    Six companies of IDEABOOST Cohort 5 talk about what they valued most in the Accelerator and Network Connect program.

  • ​CFC Media Lab’s IDEABOOST Unleashed Opens International Gateways

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    IDEABOOST’s globalization program, Unleashed, continues to open global partnerships between Ontario and the world, presenting co-production and commercialization opportu...

  • ideaBOOST/Mind Pirate Production Lab


    READY TO NAVIGATE THE NEXT CONSUMER MEGA TREND OF WEARABLE TECHNOLOGY? Created in part by the CFC Media Lab and Silicon Valley-based Mind Pirate, the ideaBOOST/Mind Pirate Production Lab marks the first-ever program focused on developing games and consumer apps for the emerging smart glass consumer market....

  • IDEABOOST Portfolio Manager


    ...rototyped over 100 interactive products and commercialized over 30 technologically-savvy start-ups.SummaryThe CFC is looking for a Portfolio Manager to support IDEABOOST, the CFC’s Toronto-based business accelerator and startup community for companies that are building the next generation of technology-based media and entertain...

  • IDEABOOST ‘Meet The Customers’ Event Provides Focused Feedback

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    IDEABOOST companies pitched, demoed and engaged with representatives of their ideal target market to get, in the words of emcee Warren Coughlin, “intense, focused feedba...