Apply for our 2023 Pitch Fund

Founders Fund Canada Futurpreneur BDC Pitch Fund Grant

If you're having trouble accessing our form on mobile, we highly encourage you to fill out on desktop using Chrome or Firefox browsers. Keep in mind you will be required to upload your video pitch.

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Please follow the instructions below to submit your application. For timelines and additional details, please see here.

Application Overview:
📈 Submit information about you and your business (5-10 minutes)

Submit your 2 minute pre-recorded pitch video at the end of this application (please ensure have prepared and copy/pasted an unlisted Youtube video link, for instructions on how to upload to youtube see here)

🎤 5 finalists will be selected to pitch LIVE (virtually) to a panel of 5 established mentors November 9th

💰 3 recipients will receive funding & additional services (first place $7k grant + $5k services package, second place $2k grant, third place $1k grant)

What makes this funding special:
🤑 No equity or payback (the money is all yours, no strings attached!)
⏰ Takes less than 30 minutes to apply  
👀 Finalists selected by our Selection Committee that has completed Addressing Bias training
🤓 Every applicant receives feedback from our selection committee to improve their skills for next time
📣 All finalists assigned a Pitch Coach to help them prep for the live pitch

P.S Looking for some more support before applying? Join us on Sept.12th from 1-2pm ET for a pitch support session where we'll go over tips for your best pitch and answer any questions! RSVP HERE

About Founders Fund:

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Founders Fund is a virtual community hub powered by Tease for founders seeking barrier free funding, education and mentorship.

We support diverse women founders during every stage of their growth.