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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. 


Cinema and Television Production
Entertainment & Arts
Music Production and Recording
New Media


  • Accel-backed companies are driven by extraordinary technology entrepreneurs and seasoned management teams who have sparked many of the most significant innovations in business and technology.
  • ACCESS Community Capital Fund provides microloans ($5,000 to $15,000) for people with poor or no credit scores, and those that cannot access loans from traditional banks. Access Community Capital Fund has supported roughly [...]
  • The Accessible Technology Program will co-fund innovative projects led by the private sector, not-for-profit organizations and research institutes to develop new assistive and adaptive digital devices and technologies in order to make it easier for [...]
  • ALTOS Ventures invests in early and growth stage companies that can grow without raising much more capital after their investment. These companies are in the following sectors: software, digital media, and infrastructure.
  • Angel One Investor Network is a not-for-profit organization for accredited investors with strong interest in Oakville, Burlington, Hamilton and other communities in the western end of Lake Ontario.
  • Artscape Daniels Launchpad is a studio, co-working and event space for artists and entrepreneurs working in creative industries. Launchpad programs are the product of more than 10 years’ research and collaboration with Ontario’s leading [...]
  • Azure is a San Francisco-based venture capital firm that invests in early stage technology companies. Azure supports its portfolio companies in key aspects such as team building, strategy, operations and governance.
  • BCF Ventures will act as an investor in the pre-seed and seed stages of technology-based companies, which it will have previously selected by means of an advisory committee comprising some of Canada’s best [...]
  • Hire Canada’s top tech talent and browse jobs at top companies.
  • We are a creative community that fosters ingenuity and design by offering temporary or permanent work space as well as ongoing lectures and events by leaders in the design and innovation industries. We offer rates [...]
  • Canada’s Music Incubator supports self-employed artists and entrepreneurs, as well as music-sector infrastructure development; it also advocates for creative-entrepreneurship education in secondary schools. Canada’s Music Incubator has booked more than 500 shows, with [...]
  • The Canadian Film Centre Media Lab provides bespoke training, mentorship and connections to digital-media entrepreneurs, particularly those working in virtual reality and augmented reality. The Media Lab is looking to expand membership to more female [...]