FIFTH WAVE LABS: APPLICATION

Welcome Fifth Wave Lab Applicant,

Thank you for your interest in the Fifth Wave Initiative.

Fifth Wave Labs is a nonresidential four-month intensive bootcamp-style program for 10 companies per cohort each year through 2023. As Canada's first feminist business accelerator initiative in the digital space, a women-led team of mentors, entrepreneurs, facilitators and experts, have designed this business accelerator program for woman-owned enterprises and will help guide the four-month journey.

Participant selection for Fifth Wave Labs begin with the below application. 


PLEASE NOTE:
  • All participants in the Fifth Wave Initiative must first apply and be accepted to Fifth Wave Connect, a prerequisite for eligibility for Fifth Wave Labs. FW Connect companies are accepted on a rolling basis throughout the year.
    • If you do not represent a Fifth Wave Connect company, you must apply and be accepted into the Connect program before applying for Fifth Wave Labs.
      You can do so via 
      this application form
      .
  • Latest company presentation or deck will be required with application submission
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered
  • All Fifth Wave Lab Sessions will take place in Toronto, Ontario
  • Each annual cohort of Fifth Wave Labs will be announced on our website
IMPORTANT DATES

IMPORTANT DATES:

  • Lab Applications Close: February 29th, 2020
  • Shortlisted Applicant Live Interviews: March 12th, 2020
  • Cohort Announced: March 25th, 2020

  • Lab Session #1: Monday, March 30th - Tuesday, March 31st
  • Lab Session #2: Wednesday, April 22nd - Thursday, April 23rd
  • Lab Session #3: Tuesday, May 26th - Wednesday, May 27th
  • Lab Session #4: Tuesday, June 16th - Wednesday, June 17th
(dates may be subject to change)
Policies

ACCESSIBILITY & PRIVACY


Accessibility Policy

The CFC is committed to providing accessible practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation during the application process or any stage of participation in the Program or have any questions regarding appropriate accommodation, please access our Accessibility Policy here or contact Deborah Fallows, CHRO, at dfallows@cfccreates.com. This ensures that the appropriate accommodation are in place before you begin your Program.


Privacy Policy

CFC will collect your personal information; to allow us to contact you, for statutory and identification purposes, and as part of our selection process only. Your personal information will be kept in a secure location and access to this information is restricted to persons who require it to fulfill the above functions.  If you require further information please access our Privacy Policy here



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

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Acceptable file types include: PDF, Powerpoint & Keynote - please limit files to 15MB

THANK YOU FOR TAKING THE TIME TO COMPLETE THIS APPLICATION!


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