Thank you for your interest in Fifth Wave Connect!
This application is broken down into several sections. Please complete the information on each page, review your information at the end, then submit for consideration.
A Note From the CFC Media Lab:
- Fifth Wave Connect is part of the Fifth Wave Initiative, a suite of programs designed to supercharge the growth and impact of hundreds of womxn-owned/led enterprises* in southern Ontario's digital media sector, while weaving intersectional feminist ideals of equity and fairness into sustainable and scalable business growth strategies. Fifth Wave endeavours to broaden the meanings of success of value in today's ever-changing business landscape. There are many pathways to venture success!
*inclusive of trans women and/or underrepresented women
At least 30% of participants will be drawn from underrepresented groups such as:
women with disabilities, neurodiverse women, women from the LGBTQ2+ community, Indigenous, Black, Asian, and women of colour, women in rural or remote regions, new Canadians, etc.
Companies are eligible and encouraged to apply to Fifth Wave Connect if they are:
- Women-owned or women-led digital media enterprises
- Located in southern Ontario
- Content, service or technology-enabled businesses
- Mid-to-later-stage businesses with a product/service in market
- Export-ready and/or ready to grow
- Be a taxable Canadian corporation, within the meaning of Canada's Income Tax Act (HST number must be registered against the legal business name provided)
- All fields marked with an asterisk (*) on the application are required
- Applications will remain editable until submitted, therefore there is no need to start over if you do not complete the application all at once
- You must click the 'Submit' button at the end of the form to send your application through.
- If you DO NOT receive a confirmation email after submitted your application or have trouble submitting due to invalid error messages, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm receipt
Documents Requested in this Application:
- Latest Company Presentation OR Pitch/Investor Deck (optional)
- Articles of Incorporation (optional)
If you have any questions, please email email@example.com