Application Process


find out more about our selection process in this video.

How to apply

Step 1: Pre-screening

Please complete this simple form to introduce your venture, and our team will review its alignment with our criteria. Due to the volume of pre-screening applications we receive, please allow our team up to 2-4 weeks to respond to your investment inquiry.

Please note, the next investment cycle will consider global social enterprises and is tentatively scheduled for the 1st Quarter 2018.

Step 2: Proposal Submission and Refinement

A GMC coLABS staff member will be in touch with you if your pilot passes our initial screening. At that time, we will invite you to complete a full proposal and email it to A full proposal template can be downloaded below for your reference. Following submission, our team will review your full pitch and work with you to refine it to prepare for our next Investment Committee meeting.

Step 3: Making a Pitch

We call our Investment Committee meetings "Bulges." Selected applicants will participate in a virtual Bulge that consists of a short pitch and Q&A session with our Committee. 

Our team reviews funding applications on a rolling basis throughout the year and makes funding decisions per the schedule below:  

UPCOMING BULGE (open to ventures worldwide):   1st QUARTER 2018

Please Note: Due to the volume of submissions our team receives, we can only respond to applications that clearly fall within the scope and focus of GMC coLABS. Applying via the website does not guarantee funding. Gray Matters Capital, Inc., and its affiliates, will ensure that all applications are kept confidential. Gray Matters Capital, Inc., and its affiliates, will not use, reproduce, or distribute application ideas submitted via this website without prior consent.