Submit Your Application

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Please try to answer all questions

We ONLY accept teams into the incubator and not individuals. The team should comprise of between 3-5 members (we may consider exceptional 2 person teams).

We have a strict internal Non-Disclosure Policy and commit to maintaining your answers in confidence.

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Part 1 Team Information

Team Name (required)

Number of team members

Company Name (required)

Contact Email Address (required)

Company url, if any (should include http://www. e.g http://www.yourwebsite.com):

Phone number(s):

Name of all team members, including you (separate with comma)

For each member, please list (separate line for each item): name; age; degree(s) and subject for each degree; year of graduation; school; email address; personal URL; Linkedin URL; Facebook URL; Twitter URL; Previous 3 employers and title/position at previous jobs. List the main contact first. Separate members with blank lines.

How long have the members known each other and how did you meet? Have any of the members not met in person?

Part 2 Business Case (Please note that all information given in this section will be handled confidentially.)

What is your idea about or what will your company make/do?

Please tell us in one or two sentences about the most impressive thing (business or project) other than this startup that each member has built or achieved. Include URLs where applicable.

Why did you pick this idea to work on? Do you have domain expertise in this area? How do you know people need what you are making or the service you are providing?

What's new about what you're making? What substitutes do people resort to because it doesn't exist yet (or they don't know about it)?

Who are your biggest competitors, and who might become competitors? Who do you fear the most? why?

What do you understand about your business that other companies in it just don't get?

How do you or will you make money? How much could you make and over what period (revenue)? (We realize you can't know precisely, but give your best estimate.

Part 3 Implementation

How far along are you? Do you have a beta yet? If not, when will you? Have you launched? If so, how many users do you have? Do you have revenue? If so, how much (annual or monthly)? If you have launched your business, what is your monthly growth rate (in users or revenue or both)?

If you have an online demo, what's the url? (Please don't password protect it; just use an obscure url if required)

How will you get users? If your idea is the type that faces a chicken-and-egg problem in the sense that it won't be attractive to users till it has a lot of users (e.g. a marketplace, a dating site, an ad network), how will you overcome that?

If you're already incorporated, when were you incorporate? Where were you incorporated? Who are the shareholders of the company?

Part 4 Supporting Information

If you have already participated or committed to participate in an incubator, "accelerator" or "pre-accelerator" program, please tell us about it.

If we accept you, will all the members commit to working exclusively (no school, no other jobs) on this project for the next year?

For founders who can't, why not? What level of commitment are they willing to make? How critical is their role to the day-to-day operations of the business?

Where do you live now, and where would the company be based after Passion Incubator?

Are any of the founders covered by non-competes or intellectual property agreements that overlap with your project? Will any be working as employees or consultants for anyone else on a similar idea?

If you had any other ideas you considered applying with, please list them. One of your ideas may be something we've been waiting for.