Join Basecamp InQb8r

Eligibility and Requirements

  • Consumer product startups and companies with physical products can join the startup incubator. This includes direct-to-consumer (also called business to consumer – B2C) and/or wholesale vendors (also called business to business to consumer – B2B2C).
  • All startups and companies, including ones in the idea/pre-launch phase are encouraged to join.
  • Selling in the Canada and/or the United States markets.

Applications are pre-screened to ensure they fit the requirements listed above.

Current Platform Status

You can click here to check the current status of applications processing from the most recent platform update post.

Frequently Asked Questions

Please review our Frequently Asked Questions about cost, time commitment and other important details.  For any other questions, please contact us directly.

Next Step

Please complete the application form below. Once submitted, we will followup with your access credentials.


  • Name of person completing this application. Should be the founder or decision-maker with authority to apply.
  • Leave blank if not yet been selected.
  • Leave blank if not yet been selected.
  • Idea Stage: just an idea you are researching;
    Pre-launch Stage: have product samples and getting close to launch;
    Post Launch Stage: launched and selling in the marketplace but still figuring out what works and not trying to scale;
    Scale Stage: you know what works and are ready to or are scaling your business.
  • Date you started the company. If not started yet (idea stage), then include date you first started to earnestly work on the idea.
    Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • Short description. Keep it simple and basic.
  • Select all that apply. We accept a wide range of consumer product startups and may narrow that in the future, but at present, are reluctant to do so. In our experience, there is substantial value in learning what others are doing across different categories, even industries. Marketing ideas are especially transferable across categories.
  • List out what is special about your product(s) or company that captures attention. What causes a prospective customer to think “WOW” about your product(s) or company.
  • If you do not yet have a website, please provide additional information to prove you are a consumer product startup, such as a link to a presentation or pitch deck, or links to images of product prototypes or product samples.
  • Consent