Please note the important dates below:
1) Applications are due on
Sunday, November 6th at Midnight
2) Finalists will be announced on
Thursday, November 10th
3) Selected finalists MUST be available on
Thursday, December 1st
to pitch to the Investment Committee
If you know now that you are not available on December 1st, please
consider applying in Spring 2023.
Name of Your Business:
Business Formation Date: (When did you form a legal entity? LLC, corp.)
Founders Names, Roles, Majors, and Minor if applicable (ex. William Shakespeare, The Bard, English, Creative Writing minor):
Expected or actual Graduation Date for all founders (please list in same order as previous)
Where do you have your business bank account? (You are required to have a business bank account and EIN. If you are selected for investment, all banking information will be required.)
Point of Contact Name & Email
In 250 words or less, please explain what problem does your business solve and how does your business solve it:
In approximately 250 words, please describe your target market (size, growth, competitors - direct and indirect)
In 150 words or less, please describe your revenue model (how will you make money and how will you go to market?)
In 150 words or less, please explain how you would use the Bluestone Seed Fund investment. As a reminder, you are not permitted to use the investment money for any salaries (including yourself and employees)
What are your pronouns? (Or write NA if you'd prefer not to share)
Can members of the GCFE staff use those pronouns publicly?
For our own internal metric tracking, which of the following best describes you? Please feel free to select "prefer not to say" if you do not wish you answer. This information will not be used in ANY way in the decision making process and will be kept separate from the application.
Asia Pacific Islander
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
Multiracial or Biracial
Native Person or Alaskan Native
White or Caucasian
Prefer not to say
How did you hear about the Bluestone Seed Fund?
Continue Without Answering