company application

1. First and Last name*

2. Select your current year of study:*
Year 1
Year 2
Year 3
Year 4
Ryerson Alumni
Non-Ryerson, Student
Non-Ryerson, Industry Professional

3. What is your major?*

4. Why are you interested in applying to the Fashion Zone?*

5. How did you find out about us?*
Fashion Zone staff/volunteers
Referred by another incubator/accelerator
Fashion Zone event/information seminar
A Ryerson organization, or their website
Existing Fashion Zone participant
Fashion Zone website
Social media
Zone Learning

6. How many hours per week are you planning working on your business idea?*

7. What is your company name and value proposition?*

8. What particular challenges are you facing?*

9. How can we help you?*

10. At approximately what date did you start working on your fashion business idea?*

11. Please select your product development stage*
Product under development
Minimum viable product built
Proof of concept achieved
Product being tested or in trials
Minimum viable product in market
We're at a later stage

12. Is this company a subsidiary? *
A subsidiary is a company that is partly or completely owned by another company that holds a controlling interest in the subsidiary company.

13. How many people are on your team?*

14. Your pitch*

15. Who are your most important customers?*

16. What customer problem/pain are you solving?*

17. What is your solution? What bundles of products and services are you offering your customers?*

18. Who are your direct and indirect competitors in the market?*

19. Why is your product unique? Why do you believe you have a competitive advantage?*

20. What traction do you have? We are looking for metrics on customers, users, revenue, etc.*

21. Tell us about your revenue model*

22. If you had any revenue, please tell us the revenue you had last year.

23. If you’ve raised capital for your venture, please tell us how much you have raised since inception.

24. If you are currently seeking to raise capital, please tell us how much.

25. Do you have any provisional or pending patents or do you believe you have proprietary intellectual property (e.g. trade secrets)?*

26. What goals/milestones have you achieved?*

27. What goals/milestones are you working towards?*

28. Do you identify with a...?
Creative Mindset?
Business Mindset?

29. If accepted into the Zone, what specific skills are you looking for in your interns?*

30. Phone number*

31. Email address*

32. Website

33. Social Media (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram etc.)

34. Do you have media mentions?

35. Is there anything else you'd like to tell us or ask us?