ICE Reactor: Business Accelerator for your creative company in Toronto
ICE Reactor offers a specialized and high level platform for Creative Industry entrepreneurs and talent, to expand operations in one of the most in demand locations worldwide
Our next Bootcamp will start on May 7, 2018.
Applications deadline is March 31!
Explore international opportunities in Canada
ICE Reactor is designed to help your creative company with more than two years of operation and proven track record to expand into the Canadian Market. ICE Reactor offers soft-landing services and a flexible acceleration period to explore potential internationalization opportunities at minimum risk. Located in the creative heart of Toronto, ICE Reactor offers you a unique platform for business development, legal and financial advice and business culture consultancy.
Our new five-day intensive program for creative businesses and professionals
Bootcamp dates: May 7 to 11, 2018
During an intensive five-day period you will get the basic tools, methodology and insights that creative business and professionals need in order to become valuable contributors to the Canadian creative industry. If you are a professional working on the Creative Industries, such as freelancers, social media specialists, web designers, music producers, etc., this bootcamp will help you expand your business to Canada.
A high-value Market
Canada is a strategic market for creative entrepreneurs, as it is an internationally recognized production and distribution center for creative products that feeds the global market.Canadian Creative Industry generates more than 85 billion dollars in revenue every year creating 1.1 million jobs. Ontario alone accounts for 12.2 billion dollars in revenue with more than 10,000 companies driving this exciting sector.
A Market with strong incentives
The Canadian Creative Industry has an important number of Co-Production Agreements with different countries such as, Ireland, New Zealand and China, making Canada a cost competitive and attractive location to develop this sector. Canada is the first country outside Europe part of Eurimages. The Creative Industry Support Funds and Fiscal Incentives extend to different streams of creativity, such as video games, music, film & television, production and digital innovation as well as literary productions.
ICE Reactor is designed to service creative companies in this group:
- Museums and galleries
- Cultural organizations and festivals
- Applied arts and crafts
- Performing arts companies
- Music companies and organizations
- Art direction companies
- Industrial design companies and antiques
- Publishers and printers
- Graphic and interior design companies
- Fashion design companies
- Jewelry designers
- Toys and games designers
- Media and electronic arts companies
- Film, TV, audio and digital production companies
- Videogame and VR production companies
- Advertising and Communication agencies
- Culture and arts promoters
What your company will get on this bootcamp
- Create and sell "Brand Me“
- What’s it like to be a professional creative
- Effective Teamwork and cross selling with other creative companies
- Work Life Balance
- How to Pitch (to clients, partners and investors)
- Innovation & Creativity
- Canadian Creative Market
- Finances, Legal & Accountability
ICE Reactor Plan to extend the program: $700 CAD per month
Minimum three months, up to a maximum of six months.
ICE Bootcamp: $1,500 CAD + HST
Includes the five-day experience according to the program above.