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Canada’s ONLY digital entertainment accelerator

Commercializing tomorrow’s entertainment products

Fast Track Into Tomorrow’s Entertainment Ecosystem

Super charge your business and investment opportunities with ideaBOOST and its Founding Partners Shaw Media & Corus Entertainment.

Build Your Global Network

Providing access to thought leaders from Hollywood, Silicon Valley and beyond.

Ready to change the face of entertainment?

IDEABOOST is a business accelerator with a difference -- a bootcamp for technology platforms and interactive applications for the entertainment industry.

Need a BOOST?

Receive the tools, training, and mentorship that make your company smarter and faster, plus $15,000 towards development costs and $15,000 of in-kind services. That’s a $30,000 interest free loan!


Marketing experts, UX designers, agile developers, pitch coaches, business model experts, entrepreneurs and digital entertainment visionaries -- from Canada, Hollywood, Silicon Valley and beyond.


Technology leaders, accelerators and community partners are here to give you a boost, Including: EY, CMF, Goodmans, Jolt, Lean Startup Machine, Microsoft Bizspark, Whites, MaRS Discovery District, and Interactive Ontario.


A nimble curriculum designed with you in mind. Core modules include business modeling, product development, customer acquisition, brand management, PR & marketing, legal, and capital strategies. Plus: ideaBOOST gives you access to events like the Montreal Startup Festival, Canadian Innovation Exchange, Banff World Media Festival, and nextMEDIA.


ideaBOOST companies build technology platforms and interactive applications -- products that will power tomorrow’s digital entertainment industry. Are you an ideaBOOST company? Sign up .

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