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Fierce Founders Intensive Track

Support and funding for women and non-binary founders 

Communitech’s Fierce Founders Intensive Track helps women and non-binary founders build out a growth plan to scale faster. 

Participants receive hands-on support from our experienced growth coaches to execute a customized growth plan. The strongest growth plans qualify to receive matching seed funds of $50,000 from the Federal Economic Development Agency of Southern Ontario.

Who you are

  • A woman and/or non-binary founder (inclusive of gender-diverse individuals typically underrepresented in tech) of a tech or tech-driven company based in southwestern Ontario. Two spots available for those outside of Southwestern Ontario. 
  • You have less than $5 million USD in investment.
  • Your team has a balance of both technical and business expertise.
  • You are a Communitech member who has been engaged with your CSM / advisor for at least six months.
  • You are able to prove matching funds of at least $50,000 at the time of acceptance into the program (funds from another government grant cannot count towards the matching amount).
  • Your product is in market and generating revenue.
  • You have product market fit, defined your ideal customer profile(s), and your customer journey is understood.

Applications are now closed.

Thank you to our partners

Michelle Engelhardt

Have questions?

Michelle Engelhardt is happy to help.

Program Manager | Email Michelle Engelhardt or call +1 (519) 888-9944