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Welcome to the Conestoga Gig Marketplace.

The AC:Studio program was designed to support high-potential startup founders, whether they have an existing business idea or they are looking for their next startup adventure. This hybrid accelerator/venture studio program combines the best of our award-winning AC:Incubate program with a venture studio model that funds high-impact startups, matches great ideas with talented founders. 

Through the partnership with Conestoga College’s Gig Lab, this support will go beyond the usual mentorship and workshops, and provide startups with access to tactical support through the Gig Lab Freelancers.

RFP Window #5 submission deadline.

Window #5 is open.

How it works.

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Find freelancers
that fit.

Search for the skill you need and see a short list of qualified freelancers or browse to see the range of talent available.

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Complete the RFP form.

Scope your project by filling out the RFP and get ready to submit it to your selected Freelancers for quoting.

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Submit RFP for quotes.

Follow the steps below to download the forms required and get ready to submit your RFP to qualified Freelancers.

Let's get started.​

Click a link below to be directed to your next step in the process:

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Download the RFP guide & RFP template

Download the comprehensive RFP guide and RFP template to start building your project scope.

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Search for freelancers.

Find a Conestoga Gig freelancer by category or skill to help you with your project. 

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Submit my completed RFP form.

Submit your completed RFP document for review by up to 3 freelancers of your choice. 

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Award an RFP to a freelancer.

Ready to award a project? Submit your signed proposal to the winning bidder.

RFP guide & RFP form.

Download the RFP guide
and fillable RFP form.

The RFP guide and RFP form are critical documents in explaining processes and guidelines defined by the AC:Studio and to scope of work required from a freelancer. 

Proposals, budgets and timelines will be based on the information provided there. Please ensure that this document is completed comprehensively and with care.

Browse Gig Marketplace freelancers.

Find freelancers that fit.

Check out the variety of freelancers that the Conestoga Gig Marketplace has to offer. You can search freelancers by the category or skill that fits your project. Choose up to 3 freelancers from whom you would like to see a proposal.

Submit your RFP.​

Company information

Contact information

Primary Contact Name

Submit your RFP

Upload your completed RFP form here. Please ensure that this document has been reviewed with your mentor before submission. This file will be sent directly to the freelancers selected below.
Accepted file types: pdf, Max. file size: 300 MB.
Upload any supporting documentation that you think will help the freelancers in understanding your company and your project. e.g. branding guide. Please ensure that this file has been reviewed with your mentor before submission. This file will be sent directly to the freelancers selected below.
Drop files here or
Max. file size: 300 MB, Max. files: 3.

    Choose your freelancer(s)

    Award an RFP to a freelancer.

    This form is the final stage before the freelancer will begin working on your project.

    Please only fill out this form if you have signed off on a freelancers proposal and want the project to commence.

    Contact information

    Primary Contact Name

    Award the project

    Please upload the signed copy of the winning proposal here. This document will become the agreement between you and your chosen Freelancer and will be used for invoice generation. This file will be sent directly to administration staff and the Freelancer selected below.
    Accepted file types: pdf, Max. file size: 300 MB.

    Notify freelancer and Conestoga Gigs that project is completed.

    This form is the final stage in the Ac studio process .

    Please only fill out this form if the freelancer and the studio agree the project is completed.

    Contact information

    Primary Contact Name

    Completed project.

    Job completed(Required)