IDEABOOST is excited to announce that We Are Wearables (WWTO) have joined forces to host the Canadian Female Founders Hardware Cup – a showcase and celebration of Canadian female founders of growth-oriented startups building hardware and wearable products for the Canadian media and entertainment industry. 

Six female founder semi-finalists will be invited to pitch and demo at WWTO's females in tech event on March 28 with one Canadian finalist chosen by a jury of judges to pitch and attend the International Hardware Cup on April 19 – 20, 2017 (Pittsburgh). 

Developing a wearable or hardware products with a focus on media & entertainment? Submit your application before March 20 by 5PM EST.

A few guidelines on applications:

  • Product must be past ideation stage (eg. working prototype, beta version)
  • Your hardware or wearable product must have an media and entertainment use-case (applicable to gaming, VR, broadcasters, entertainment brands, etc) 
  • Founding team includes female Founder
  • Co-productions and joint ventures between Canadian and non-Canadian companies are also eligible, provided that the Canadian team member is the one who submits the application