FIFTH WAVE: CONNECT APPLICATION

Welcome Applicant!

Selection for participation in the Fifth Wave: Connect begins with this application form.

CFC Media Lab's Fifth Wave: Connect is part of the Fifth Wave Initiative, a suite of programs designed to supercharge the growth and impact of hundreds of women-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.

IMPORTANT NOTE - DUE TO YEAR END/HOLIDAY CLOSURE, RESPONSE RATES MAY BE LONGER THAN USUAL. DECEMBER APPLICANTS WILL BE CONTACTED BY END OF JANUARY 2020.


* inclusive of trans women and/or underrepresented women

ELIGIBILITY:

Companies are eligible to apply to the Fifth Wave Initiative if they are:
 - Women-owned/led, small and medium-sized digital media enterprises
 - Incorporated and based in southern Ontario (see map here)
 - Mid- to late-stage businesses with a product/service in market
 - Content, service or technology-enabled businesses
 - Export-ready

At least 30% of participants will be drawn from: women with disabilities, neurodiverse women, trans women, indigenous women, women of visible minorities, women in rural or remote regions, new Canadians.

Documents required:
 - Articles of Incorporation
 - Latest deck (e.g. investor/pitch) or company presentation

Questions? Please email the CFC Media Lab team at info@fifthwave.ca.

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* including, but not limited to, women with disabilities, indigenous women, women in rural or remote regions, new Canadians, women of visible minorities, and women from official language minority communities



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* including, but not limited to, women with disabilities, indigenous women, women in rural or remote regions, new Canadians, women of visible minorities, and women from official language minority communities



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Attachments

Acceptable file formats include PDF, PowerPoint and Keynote. Limit file size to 15MB.
Acceptable file formats include PDF, PowerPoint and Keynote. Limit file size to 15MB

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