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The creative industries refers to a range of economic activities which are concerned with the generation or exploitation of knowledge and information. The creative economy comprises advertising, art, crafts, design, fashion, film, music, performing arts, publishing. 

INCLUDES

Broadcasting
Cinema and Television Production
Entertainment & Arts
Design
Music Production and Recording
New Media
Publishing
Fashion

Creative

  • We are York Region’s first makerspace, operating in the basement of Richmond Hill’s historic David Dunlap Observatory. We’re all volunteer, non-profit and member supported, with a wide variety of interests.
  • xiVENTURES is a highly engaged boutique venture investment fund focused on select quality technology opportunities. Our passion is investing in early-to-mid-stage tech companies with target investments of $100,00 to $200,000. They are the bridge between Friends and Family and Series A investment.
  • WorkInCulture (WIC) is a non-profit arts service organization that has been serving the sector since 1997. We are committed to exploring sector conditions, trends, and priorities that will inform programming in the sector. With the MakingItWork research and the Creative Works Conference, we offer safe spaces for dialogue and encourage conversations that will impact change in the sector. [...]
  • Workhaus is a collection of entrepreneurial hubs located in the heart of downtown Toronto. Workhaus helps companies grow by providing the space, services, community and amenities for individuals and companies to take their business to the next level.
  • Wesley Clover invests in both private and public businesses within the following industries: Information and Communication Technology, Digital Media and Real Estate or Leisure.
  • Victory Square is a fund with engaged and participatory investors, created for entrepreneurs by entrepreneurs. This venture fund will invest in technology companies and entrepreneurs in the sports, health, and entertainment spaces.
  • From Verk, the Icelandic for labour, business, work and job. A space to get work done and make things happen. We take inspiration from the Scandinavian way of life, balancing hard work with passion, a sense of community, and a connection to the environment. Welcome to Toronto’s newest coworking experience in collaborative/community/shared workspaces located in Old Town. [...]
  • VG Partners invests in all stages venture capital opportunities within all of the leading private business sectors, including technology, life sciences and traditional industries.
  • VantagePoint Capital Partners makes substantial investments in energy innovation and efficiency, robotics, information technology, Internet, digital media and healthcare companies during all its business cycles.
  • Founded in 1987, Toronto Fashion Incubator is the city’s first business incubator and the world’s first for fashion. Its model has been adopted in Paris, Milan, London and New York. TFI provides everything essential to fashion-sector success — guidebooks to local contractors, patternmakers and sewers; access to industrial equipment; P.R. services; etc.
  • With a fixed daily installment schedule that is predictable, this loan puts one in control of their money from start to finish.
  • TheHub is a two-storey industrial building located in downtown Toronto at 208 Gerrard Street East with approximately 3,000 square feet on each floor. The building boasts exposed brick walls, exposed ceilings and ducting, as well as concrete floors on the first floor. TheHub houses 11 self-contained, locking units – three on the first floor and eight on the second [...]