Welcome to the Founders Fund
2021 Member Portal

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2021: It's Looking Good

In 2021 we have the opportunity to put the lessons that 2020 taught us to work.

Despite the traditional and systemic barriers that women face being amplified during these uncertain times, We will build stronger businesses, we will return as more resilient leaders and we will continue to disrupt the old models.

This is our 2021 vision for women in business.

Bad for Business Podcast

The Bad for Business podcast uncovers the real unfiltered stories behind the success of unconventional, disruptive and down right Bad for Business entrepreneurs.

Have a question? Visit our FAQ or connect with our team at hello@foundersfund.ca

Partner Perks


Need a CRM tool? Founders Fund members get up to 90% off of HubSpot packages. For more info and to submit an application go to: hubspot.com/startups.

Questions? Reach out to Jose Martins at jmartins@hubspot.com

Centrosome & Sterling Spaces

  • preferred pricing of $60 an hour bookkeeping services (great for one-off needs!)
  • preferred pricing for long term bookkeeping (depending on the service)
  • 10% off co-working and virtual office services with Stirling Spaces for Ottawa members!

To take advantage of these offers, please email Kevin at ksterling@centrosome.ca

Tease Tea

  • Three free days of co-working at the Tease Tea head office (located at 5480 Canotek Rd, Unit 17. Gloucester/Ottawa, ON),
  • One free hour of event space-time

To book co-working or event space, please email Lisa at lisa@teasetea.com

Midnight Hour Creative

Looking to boost sales through truly interesting content?

Jen works with small businesses to create unique (and truly interesting) product content with both still shoots and stop motion/cinemagraphs.

Jen's studio can shoot remotely (meaning you can just ship your products in and let her do her magic), so no matter where you're based, you can have quality content.

➡️ Get started with the Client Intake form