Co-op on the EDGE Application | Summer 2020
Co-op on the EDGE Spring/Summer 2020
How would you identify your gender?
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An Indigenous person
A person with a disability
A racialized person
A 2SLGBTQ+ person
A newcomer to Canada
A person 29 years of age or under
A person 30 years or over
What is your current program of study?
Accounting Business Administration
Accounting Honours Bachelor of Business Administration
Advanced Manufacturing Management
Advanced Special Effects Makeup Prosthetics and Props
Advanced Television and Film
Advertising – Account Management
Advertising and Marketing Communications – Management
Animation Honours Bachelor of
Apprenticeship Training Programs
Art and Art History (Honours Bachelor of Arts)
Athletic Therapy Honours Bachelor of Applied Health Sciences
Bachelor of Computing and Network Communications (Honours) – Internet Communications Technology
Business Analysis and Process Management
Ceramics Honours Bachelor of Craft and Design
Chemical Engineering Technology
Chemical Engineering Technology – Environmental
Chemical Laboratory Technician
Child and Youth Care
Communication Culture Information & Technology
Community and Justice Services
Community Pharmacy Assistant
Community Safety Honours Bachelor of
Community Worker – Outreach and Development
Computer Animation – Digital Character Animation
Computer Engineering Technician/Technology
Computer Systems Technician – Software Engineering
Computer Systems Technology – Software Development and Network Engineering
Computer Systems Technology – Systems Analyst
Creative Industries Management
Creative Writing and Publishing Honours Bachelor of
Digital Creature Animation – Technical Direction
Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood Education – Intensive
Early Childhood Leadership Honours Bachelor of
Educational Support – Fast Track Intensive
Electrical Engineering Technician
Electromechanical Engineering Technician/Technology
Electronics Engineering Technician/Technology
English Language Studies (ESL)
Film and Television Honours Bachelor of
Finance Business Administration
Finance Honours Bachelor of Business Administration
Fundamentals of Fitness Leadership
Furniture Honours Bachelor of Craft and Design
Game Design Honours Bachelor of
Game Development – Advanced Programming
Game Level Design
General Arts and Science – College Profile
General Arts and Science – University Profile
Glass Honours Bachelor of Craft and Design
Human Resources Management
Human Resources Management Honours Bachelor of Business Administration
Human Resources Business Administration
Illustration Honours Bachelor of
Industrial Design Honours Bachelor of Craft and Design
Information Systems Security Honours Bachelor of Applied Information Sciences
Information Technologies Support Services
Interaction Design Honours Bachelor of
Interactive Media Management
Interior Design Honours Bachelor of
International Business Management
Internet Communications Technology
Investigation – Public and Private
Journalism – New Media
Kinesiology and Health Promotion Honours Bachelor of Health Sciences
Makeup for Media and Creative Arts
Marketing Management Honours Bachelor of Business Administration
Marketing Business Administration
Mechanical Engineering Technician/Technology
Mechanical Engineering Technician/Technology – Design & Drafting
Mechanical Engineering Bachelor of Engineering
Mobile Computing Honours Bachelor of Computer Science
Music Applied to Stage Screen and Interactive Visual Environments (MASSIVE)
Music Theatre Performance Honours Bachelor of
Office Administration – Executive
Office Administration – Health Services
Office Administration – Legal
Performing Arts – Preparation
Personal Support Worker
Photography Honours Bachelor of
Plumbing Mechanical Techniques
Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Advanced Diplomas and Degrees
Public Relations – Corporate Communications
Quality Assurance – Manufacturing and Management
Social Service Worker
Social Service Worker – Gerontology
Supply Chain Management Honours Bachelor of Business Administration
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL Plus)
Technical Production for the Performing Arts Industry
Textiles Honours Bachelor of Craft and Design
Theatre and Drama Studies (Honours Bachelor of Arts)
Tool and Die Maker Mechanical Techniques
Tool Making Mechanical Technician
Visual and Creative Arts
Visual Merchandising Arts
Welding and Fabrication Technician/Welding Techniques
York University/Sheridan College Program in Design
What is your current year of study?
Please upload your statement of interest in the dropbox below. File size maximum: 8MB
Here are a few questions you may want to consider when drafting your statement of interest. Please note: Your answers are not limited to these questions only.
Other than your startup idea, what’s something you’ve built or achieved that you’re most proud of today?
What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever received and how were you able to act on it?
Tell us about a time you successfully helped someone achieve their goals and what you learned from the experience?
Why do you want to pursue an entrepreneurial path?
Drop files here or
Accepted file types: pdf, docx.
Maximum file size - 8 mega bytes.
Tell us about your social enterprise or business idea. Describe your new service, product or platform, and the problem it aims to solve (1000 characters max)
Tell us a little bit about yourself or your team (if you have one). What skills or experience do you/your team bring to your venture idea? (1000 characters max)
What do you believe to be unique about your idea and how do you differ from that of similar products or competitors? (1000 characters max).
How do you intend to generate revenue? (1000 characters max).
Business/Social Enterprise Name (optional, and working titles are fine!)
Is your company incorporated?
Date of Incorporation:
- must be dd-mm-yyyy format
Date Format: DD dash MM dash YYYY
Company Website (optional)
Company Social Media Profiles (optional)
Have you conducted any market research on your product, service or platform?
At what stage is your idea/social enterprise/business?
Stage 0 - Idea: Entrepreneur with idea; a solution in search of a problem.
Stage 1 - Discovery: Clearly articulated and plausible problem/solution statement and the capacity to test it.
Stage 2 - Validation: A minimum viable product or service and evidence it solves a real problem for an identified market.
Stage 3 - Efficiency: Initial traction is receptive enough to build a business in.
Stage 4 - Scale: Evidence a scaleable sales and marketing process has been established. Accelerating revenue/customer growth.
Are you working with any of our Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs Partners, or other entrepreneur-serving organizations? If yes, select which one(s):
Halton Region Small Business Centre
Mississauga Business Enterprise Centre
ICUBE (University of Toronto)
Humber Centre for Entrepreneurship
Please list any other entrepreneur-supporting organizations you may be working with (optional).
What are the top three areas where you need support right now? Priority one:
How did you hear about Co-op on the EDGE?
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