Project Connect: Application Questionnaire

Below are application questions to get to know you and your brand. Questions below include uploading an example of a proven business case, a ‘behind the scenes’ view of "the how" it all works as well as some basic business details so we can get a snapshot of the company and vision to scale. This is your chance to tell the story of you, your brand and why we should consider your application for this unique program. Please note that questions marked with an *asterisk must be answered to complete the application.  (Please click here for details on application rules.)

For questions, please reach out to Stephanie Siegel, VP of Sales and Marketing at Fairchild Media Group, at ssiegel@fairchildfashion.com.

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* 1. Please give us an example of a proven business case, a ‘behind the scenes’ view of the how it all works (you can keep any brand names in the case study anonymous if needed); this should include examples of success metrics.

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* 2. If applicable, the above attachment can include a video or clickable link in the case study that walks us through your technology or you can also upload that as a separate file here.

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* 3. In a few sentences, please explain what your company does, and what makes it innovative or differentiates it from the market.

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* 4. Describe the mission of your company and your founder story. What was your inspiration for starting the company? Did you see a gap that needed to be filled?

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* 5. Explain your vision for the future of your industry at the intersection of technology and human touch. How does scaling your company contribute to forging a more human connection to one another and driving the industry forward?

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* 6. Please cite any metrics that showcase your company’s progress to date. This may include and is not limited to revenue, social impact, expansion of team etc. Also include what resources you need most to move forward? This could include, but is not limited to marketing and communications, brand work, partnerships, mentorship and capital investment.

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* 7. Tell us more about your overall vision. What are your goals and objectives over the next 12 months and then what is your long-term vision for the company?

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* 8. How do you describe the culture of your company?

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* 9. Tell us how the global pandemic changed or impacted your company?

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* 10. Is there a larger social challenge your product or service helps to solve, such as social or environmental causes, industries, profession(s), region(s) or social groups, that would be/are positively impacted by your product or service? What are the ways in which you think they will benefit?

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* 11. What are your plans to scale in the immediate future?

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* 12. Application Business Details

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* 13. Are there other sources of capital or funding that have financed your company to date (personal savings and loans, business credit cards, small business loans, covid relief grants or loans)?

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* 14. Please confirm a few final details:

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