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  • ​Being Digitally Influential in a Startup Society

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    CFC Media Lab recently hosted its second IDEABOOST Network Connect Speaker Series at the Workhaus in Toronto, which explored the concept of walking the line...

  • ​Startup Spotlight: Justin Hartzman of Needls.

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    Needls. has come up with a platform that makes it simple for small business owners to advertise through social media, allowing them to free up time to...

  • Startup Spotlight: Gimmy Chu of Nanoleaf

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    Meet Nanoleaf CEO Gimmy Chu and learn more about their company, the highs and lows of being an entrepreneur, and what’s on the horizon for Nanoleaf this...

  • Startup Spotlight: Adam Adelman of Nex Band

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    CEO Adam Edelman, a member of Cohort 6 of CFC Media Lab’s IDEABOOST, shares a couple of his favourite Nex Band features and the toughest lesson he’s learned...

  • ​Startup Spotlight: Yan Chen of LENS Immersive

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    LENS is a virtual reality platform and content creation house, but its heart is its unique compression codec technology, TORII (pronounced tor-ee), which...

  • Q&A with Ahmed Siddiqui (Startup Weekend)

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    Recently, I met up with Ahmed Siddiqui, StartUp Weekend Bay Area Leader by day, kids app developer by night and overall awesome human being all the time.

  • ​Startup Spotlight: Pete Forde of itsme

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    Pete Forde of itsme shares how 3D human avatars may eventually be integrated into our everyday lives.

  • ​Startup Spotlight: Jonathan Gagne of MasterpieceVR

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    Brinx CEO Jonathan Gagne chats with us about his company, its upcoming launch and the unique challenges that come from working in the VR space.

  • Eight Takeaways From Startup Fest 2015

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    Startup Fest, Montreal’s midsummer conference of technology and entrepreneurship, has quickly become one of the country’s must-attend events for forward-looking thinke...

  • A Report from Startup Festival 2016

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    If the speakers and attendees at this year’s Montreal Startup Festival were anything to go by, 2016 just might be seen as the year that doing good surpassed making money as the primary entrepreneurial raison d’etre. Start...

  • Founder's Feature: 8 Steps to Startup Success

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    We sat down for a chat with James Neufeld, member of CFC Media Lab's IDEABOOST Cohort 5, Founder and CEO of SAM, and most recently, the Canadian winner of...

  • ​Startup Spotlight: Thomas Wallner of Liquid Cinema

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    This month, we profile Liquid Cinema founder Thomas Wallner. Discover the benefits of Liquid Cinema software, which aids filmmakers, journalists,...

  • ​Startup Spotlight: Ryan Andal of Secret Location’s VUSR

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    Ryan Andal is Co-founder of Secret Location, a pioneering VR and technology studio that launched VUSR in late 2016. 

  • Interview with Trevor Owens, Founder of Lean Startup Machine

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    The ideaBOOST participants had the opportunity to do a workshop with Lean Startup Machine this past week.

  • What You Missed at Lean Startup Machine Toronto

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    Lean Startup Machine is not a hack-a-thon or a pitching competition, it is a space where individuals come together to discuss ideas and validate them through real world int...

  • 14 Questions VCs Will Ask About Your Startup

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    The six startup companies in the fifth cohort of CFC Media Lab’s IDEABOOST pitched to some of the biggest names in Canadian venture capital earlier this summer. 

  • ​Startup Spotlight: Ann Poochareon of Little Robot Friends

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    Co-founder Ann Poochareon shares how Little Robot Friends teaches kids about programming and what she’s learned about being an entrepreneur.

  • ​IDEABOOST Cohort 6 Wrap-Up: Tips for Startup Survival, Advice from Mentors and Reflections on the Program

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    After four months of intensive mentoring, IDEABOOST Cohort 6 came to an end this past weekend. Their boot-camp journey concluded with newly polished pitches...

  • Jessica Knox


    ...stom learning solutions agency in Toronto.Jessica is completed graduate studies in Digital Futures at OCADU and is commercializing Teamwave at the university’s startup incubator, the Imagination Catalyst. She also holds a M.Sc. in Biochemistry from UC Riverside, which comes in handy in the most unexpected situations, and a Ce...

  • Theresa Laurico


    ..., media talent and global leader. She is the founder/producer of the annual SociaLIGHT Conference in Toronto and Vancouver, focused on empowering and inspiring startups, entrepreneurs and small business owners with an emphasis on the triplebottom line “People. Planet. Profit.” Laurico is a seasoned media producer with s...

  • David Brown


    ...d strategic investments in consumer technology. A digital media veteran of more than 10 years, he has also led business development for a mobile media startup before they were acquired, and began his career in Business Development at one of Canada's largest carriers, TELUS Communications. A graduate of Wilfrid Laurie...

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  • Dominic Bortolussi


    ...for innovators such as Google, Shopify, RBC, and The Globe and Mail. Broadening their reach beyond enterprise, TWG began investing in and incubating promising startups in 2009, and now has a growing list of successful alumni.Over these years Dom has developed a love for early stage venture work, and has mentored at some of C...