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What is Velocity?

Velocity is a leading entrepreneurship program at the University of Waterloo, overseeing Canada's most productive startup incubator. From idea, to product development, to commercialization, Velocity provides the knowledge, tools, space and network that startups and entrepreneurs need for success. Velocity programs include a startup incubator, science labs, weekly workshops, startup coaching, funding programs, and workspace.


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Tips for writing a successful Velocity Fund $5K application

The Velocity Fund Finals $5K is a great opportunity for startup founders to perfect their three-minute pitch. Each term, 10 students pitch their business ideas to hundreds of spectators for the chance to take home one of four grant prizes worth $5,000.

When should I start talking to customers?

It’s often said that building a great startup is a marathon, not a sprint. I would argue that it more closely resembles a triathlon. It requires swimming through technical execution, a highly disciplined operational team, and an unassailable perception of what the product needs to be.

Velocity is hiring a Business Advisor

Note: Thank you for your interest. However, we’re no longer accepting additional applications at this time. The successful incumbent will join a high performance, tight-knit…