The Digital Media and Gaming Incubator helps digital companies grow and succeed.

George Brown College’s Digital Media and Gaming Incubator provides the space, resources and mentoring opportunities to take your Startup to the next level.

The George Brown College Digital Media and Gaming Incubator supports the city’s digital sectors by providing affordable space, business and professional services along with a network of resources. Located in the School of Design at George Brown College in downtown Toronto, the Incubator is more than a physical location, it allows for focused and quiet work, formal and informal exchanges while also providing space that encourages exploration and unexpected discoveries.


Space available for Fall 2018.

The 2018 IT’S A START Pitch Competition was held on Friday, April 27 at Digifest, a three-day conference and showcase on technology and digital creativity.  Congratulations to InStage for winning the Grand Prize, CoolCat Innovations for Second Prize, Phyxable for Third Prize and CommuniHelp for the People’s Choice Prize!. A big thank you to  everyone who entered this year’s competition and all of this year’s sponsors!  Good luck to InStage, who will be representing Canada at the Overseas Talent Conference in Beijing this August!

Co-working space and incubation for students and alumni of the college, co-location for external startups as well as for winners of the IT’S A START Pitch Competition.

Access to technology (i.e. 3D printing, motion capture studio) and highly-skilled student resources to support the startups.

What entrepreneurs are saying about the Incubator


“The Incubator at George Brown College was the perfect start for us to dive into the Toronto startup scene and build our gaming company.”  
Dave Proctor

Co-founder, 13AM GAMES

“The GBC Digital Media & Gaming Incubator is probably the best kept secret for startups in Toronto. When you’re starting a business, you need a great space where you can get work done and you want to be surrounded by a community of supportive people. That’s exactly what you find here.”

Vanessa Lee

Co-founder, Sage Care

“The Incubator has turned out to be a great asset to our company, allowing us to focus on growing our company as well as accessing student talent from the Interactive Media Management program.”  
Rajah Lehal

Founder, Clausehound

“The PropertySpark team had a great time working at the GBC Incubator. Throughout our time there we were introduced to other great startup teams. Furthermore, we were given the opportunity to participate in startup events organized by the GBC. Thanks to all the staff and startups!”

Sam Battista

Founder, Property Spark

“We feel very lucky to be part of GBC’s incubator program. It’s a space where ideas and vision and hard work intersect, a space where entrepreneurs can grow in a supported environment. Plus, in addition to great office space, we have access to opportunities and connections in the greater start up community of Toronto.”

Jackie McLachlan

Founder, My Wine Canada

“Thanks for all your support and wonderful help along the way with Clear Life and believing enough in our project to let us be a part of the incubator.  We could not have gotten here without you.” 

Charlotte Carson

Founder, Clear Life


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