101 Top Media and Entertainment Startups and Companies in Toronto (2021)

June 19, 2021

This article showcases our top picks for the best Toronto based Media and Entertainment companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Media and Entertainment industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Toronto Media and Entertainment Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Engine Media

Engine Media

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Engine Media focuses on accelerating new, live, immersive esports, and interactive gaming experiences.

OverActive Media Group

OverActive Media Group

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OverActive Media Group is an integrated global esports and entertainment organization focused on multiple esports titles.

OverActive Media Group

Resemble AI

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Resemble AI creates Custom Voices using proprietary Deep Learning models that can produce realistic Speech Synthesis.

OverActive Media Group

TritonHQ

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We simplify brand and content ownership with media library automation tools and exceptionally high quality video production.

OverActive Media Group

Fio

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Fio is a developer of a point-of-care medical device used to gather data through interactions with a healthcare system.

OverActive Media Group

TransGaming

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TransGaming creates socially-engaging consumer experiences through the curation and delivery of games.

OverActive Media Group

ole

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ole is a rights management company that provides the entertainment industry with IP acquisitions and creative development services.

OverActive Media Group

Madlipz

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MadLipz lets users make instant voiceover and subtitle parodies to share with other people.

OverActive Media Group

Underknown

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Underknown is a social video company based in Toronto, Ontario.

OverActive Media Group

SiriusXM Canada

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SiriusXM Canada is a Canadian radio channel broadcasting satellite radio channels featuring premier sports, news, entertainment, and more.

OverActive Media Group

The Logic

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The Logic is an online media that covers updates on innovation, venture capital, digital economy, social and e-commerce portals.

OverActive Media Group

Rogers Communications

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Rogers Communications is a communications and media company that specializes in telecommunications and internet.

OverActive Media Group

Dood

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Live streaming platform for modern professionals to broadcast their products, services, and experiences to a global audience.

OverActive Media Group

Tutturu

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Tutturu is helping people to have meaningful social experiences in a remote world with virtual browsing.

OverActive Media Group

Robin

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Robin helps businesses optimize their entertainment spend while sourcing great live experiences for clients and employees.

OverActive Media Group

Signal

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Signal is a marketplace for cryptocurrency investment advice.

OverActive Media Group

Entertainment One

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Entertainment One is an online platform that provides its users with media content.

OverActive Media Group

Media Coin

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Digital payment platform for Media and Cultural industries

OverActive Media Group

Portl Media

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Portl Media is an entertainment for the sharing economy company.

OverActive Media Group

SWFTCharge

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Eliminating low battery anxiety at music festivals, concerts and live events!

OverActive Media Group

Bell Media

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Bell Media is home to assets in television, radio, out-of-home advertising, and digital media.

OverActive Media Group

Sago Mini

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Sago Mini is an award-winning kids app & toy company devoted to educational play.

OverActive Media Group

Boat Rocker Media

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Boat Rocker Media is a global entertainment company.

OverActive Media Group

Trend Hunter

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Trend Hunter is the #1 largest trend website, host of Future Festival & an AI-driven innovation consultancy

OverActive Media Group

Corus Entertainment

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Corus Entertainment is one of Canada’s most successful integrated media and entertainment companies.

OverActive Media Group

AMI

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AMI offers broadcasting, media production, art, entertainment and scholarship services for the blind and partially sighted people.

OverActive Media Group

Uken Games

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Uken Games builds games such as Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? and Jeopardy! World Tour.

OverActive Media Group

Sinking Ship Entertainment

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Sinking Ship Entertainment is an award-winning production, distribution and interactive company specializing in family & kids live action.

OverActive Media Group

Cineplex Entertainment

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Cineplex Entertainment is a motion picture exhibitor.

OverActive Media Group

Informa Canada, Inc.

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Informa Canada Inc. creates, produces, and manages seminars, conferences, and trade and consumer shows.

OverActive Media Group

Mr. X

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Mr. X is a provider of visual effects (VFX) to premier television and international film clients.

OverActive Media Group

Expertise Finder

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Search Engine for Journalists to Find Experts

OverActive Media Group

9 Story Media Group

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A leading content creator, marketer and distributor of kids & family focused intellectual property.

OverActive Media Group

Narcity Media

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Narcity Media is a media and entertainment company that specializes in they connect brands and audiences with the stories that matter most.

OverActive Media Group

Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment

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Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Ltd. is a professional sports and commercial real estate company based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

OverActive Media Group

GameSquare Esports

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GameSquare is an international esports company.

OverActive Media Group

Exact Media

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Reinventing Direct Mail through e-commerce parcels

OverActive Media Group

The Quantum Daily

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The leading provider of data, news, insights, capital markets and media for the Quantum Technology industry

OverActive Media Group

Cast

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Cast is a social voting platform that removes the friction to participate in online conversations.

OverActive Media Group

NordStar Capital

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NordStar Capital is a privately held holding company.

OverActive Media Group

ENDLESS Esports

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ENDLESS is a professional North American esports organization focused on gaming content, lifestyle, and apparel

OverActive Media Group

Boxcat Inc.

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The first quantum startup in the world to render an image using a quantum computer.

OverActive Media Group

Secret Location

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is an award-winning virtual reality and technology studio for emerging platforms and a premium label within Entertainment One (eOne).

OverActive Media Group

Tangent Animation

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Tangent Animation is media and production company specializes in CG Animation, Visual Effects & Software Development & more.

OverActive Media Group

CryptoCanucks

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Canadian Cryptocurrency & Blockchain News, Media & Event Coverage Company

OverActive Media Group

One Toronto Gaming

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One Toronto Gaming is Partnership formed by Great Canadian Gaming Corporation and Brookfield Business Partners L.P.

OverActive Media Group

TVO

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TVO is Ontario’s public educational media organization that provides TVOkids content, digital learning products, and current affairs news.

OverActive Media Group

Entertainment One- Music

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Entertainment One is an online platform that provides its users with media content.

OverActive Media Group

CineSend

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Powering Media Delivery, the preferred delivery method for thousands of distributors, producers and filmmakers all over the world.

OverActive Media Group

Tunezy

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Tunezy is a social platform for emerging and independent musicians to reach the community and collaborate with fans.

OverActive Media Group

Sympatico

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Sympatico is Canada’s most popular source for news, autos, finance, music, celebs, fashion, movies, videos and more!

OverActive Media Group

Numeris

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Numeris is a media solution company that provides broadcast measurement, video measurement data and audio services.

OverActive Media Group

Rogers Sportsnet

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Rogers Sportsnet is a privately held company owns and operates sports channels.

OverActive Media Group

Global News

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Global News provides community based news, weather and information about issues.

OverActive Media Group

AirStream App

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AirStream App is an application that enables its users to access files and stream media.

OverActive Media Group

THP

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THP, the on-demand digital content and social media content agency.

OverActive Media Group

Screenlight

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Easily capture the clear-cut feedback you need to swiftly drive video projects forward.

OverActive Media Group

Eon Media

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Empowers content providers and sponsors with accurate ROI data for sponsorship “EVERY LOGO EVERY TIME”.

OverActive Media Group

Hot Docs

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Hot Docs is a national charitable organization dedicated to advancing and celebrating the art of documentary.

OverActive Media Group

The SIM Group

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The SIM Group is a supplier of production equipment, workflow/dailies and post-production solutions.

OverActive Media Group

John Street, Inc.

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John Street, Inc is one of Canada’s top creative agencies.

OverActive Media Group

Perkopolis

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Perkopolis provides shopping, movies, theater, attractions, travel, and wellness services.

OverActive Media Group

GMA – Great Music Agency

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Music management and booking agency

OverActive Media Group

Net Worth Space

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Net Worth Space is a Media Company with articles and stories covering everything from quotes, Net worths and More.

OverActive Media Group

Impact Mobile

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Impact Mobile is a end-to-end mobile mar­ket­ing solu­tions, allowing our clients to engage and interact directly with mobile subscribers.

OverActive Media Group

The GameTV Corporation

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The GameTV Corporation is a television network that provides viewers a chance to win prizes.

OverActive Media Group

BaAM Productions

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BaAM Productions is a creative Production Company – Entertainment, Culture & Sports Experiences.

OverActive Media Group

Direct Media Technologies

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Direct Media Technologies is an internet company specializing in domain ownership, domain monetization, and domain sales.

OverActive Media Group

Toronto Argonauts Football Club

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Toronto Argonauts Football Club Inc. operates a rugby football team in Canada.

OverActive Media Group

Capsule Media

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Capsule Media is a cloud-based media management platform for the production and post-production industries.

OverActive Media Group

Vulkan Mag

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Vulkan Mag is a media outlet that specialises in Fashion, Art and Celebrity Features.

OverActive Media Group

ZoomerMedia

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ZoomerMedia is a print and online media company that markets its content toward people 45 years old and older.

OverActive Media Group

Grayson Matthews

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Grayson Matthews specializes in music, sound and experiential work across film and television, advertising and immersive content.

OverActive Media Group

Metropolis Media

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Metropolis Media provides outdoor advertising services.

OverActive Media Group

Shaw Media

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Shaw Media is the television broadcasting division of Shaw Communications. Shaw Media owns the Global Television Network, which broadcasts

Blackout Media

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Story development foundry, and New Media production house.

OverActive Media Group

Fearless

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Fearless is a streaming site for independent creators from around the world focused on representation and inclusion in film.

OverActive Media Group

Our House Media

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Our House Media is a TV and digital media content creation company.

OverActive Media Group

Oasis International

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Oasis International is an entertainment company, specializes in the acquisition, production, distribution of film and television content.

OverActive Media Group

AttentiveVision

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AttentiveVision aims to create a world class viewing experience for every amateur and minor league sport.

OverActive Media Group

The Podcast Exchange

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Podcast Exchange identifies uniquely Canadian advertising opportunities by targeting the Canadian segment of the global podcast audience.

OverActive Media Group

Insight Production Company

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Insight Production Company is a television networks production partners located in Toronto.

OverActive Media Group

RTR Media, Inc.

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RTR Media produces inventive and entertaining television series and web content for the international marketplace.

OverActive Media Group

Tattlenews

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Tattlenews is a platform that allows you to tailor news to your interests, and receive all your updates in one place.

OverActive Media Group

LevelFilm

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LevelFilm operates as an entertainment distribution company.

OverActive Media Group

INK Entertainment

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INK Entertainment is a lifestyle and entertainment company.

OverActive Media Group

William F. White International

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William F. White International (Whites) is Canada’s iconic provider of production equipment to the entertainment industry.

OverActive Media Group

MRG Group

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MRG Group is a company that prides itself on creating positive shareable experiences via large scale events, concerts and venues.

OverActive Media Group

SponsorPulse by IMI

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SponsorPulse offers a suite of products to brands, properties, and agencies that provide access to real-time sponsorship intelligence.

OverActive Media Group

Juicebox

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Juicebox is a music video channel devoted to kids featuring parent-approved videos from today’s biggest stars, 24-7.

OverActive Media Group

Media Headquarters

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Media Headquarters is an independent media production company

OverActive Media Group

Ahava Holdings & Ventures

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Ahava Holdings & Ventures is a holding company and private equity firm that focuses on building great technology and media companies.

OverActive Media Group

SoulPepper

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SoulPepper is an artist-driven theatre company that offer a host of ancillary programs, nurture and develop the creativity of everyone.

OverActive Media Group

Radical Sheep

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Children’s Media

OverActive Media Group

Phase 4 Films

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Phase 4 Films is a film company that distributes feature films, television and special interest content across all media in North America.

OverActive Media Group

Exhibition Place

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Exhibition Place is an entertainment venue.

OverActive Media Group

BigDataBoss

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ML Enthusiasts predict Kollywood

OverActive Media Group

Urban Native Magazine

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Urban Native Magazine is a continuation of the blog Urban Native Girl Stuff, focusing on fashion culture of First Nations in Canada.

OverActive Media Group

Bristow Global Media

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Bristow Global Media Inc. is a specialized content production company founded by television industry veteran Julie Bristow.

OverActive Media Group

Seenster

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Watch Indie Music Videos and Discover New Artists

OverActive Media Group

01system

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01system is a recording studio in downtown Toronto.

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