VeloCity’s Weekly Favourites: June 4

It’s time for another round of VeloCity’s Weekly Favourites. Here’s what we found interesting last week:

Worth Reading

Startup aficionado Eric Ries shared why he thinks the word startup needs to be redefined with the Toronto Standard.

Some of these might sound familiar: 25 things investors say when rejecting your startup.

Think you send too much email already? This is why you should send even more.

The Next Web shared a fun and simple calculator, What’s Your Startup Worth?

The hype continues, Crowdfunding evolving as Canadians reap benefits.

The UK government is doing great things for student startups.

Still aren’t convinced that you need to get into SEO? SEOmoz shows how startups can leverage their position using SEO.

And we had a fantastic garage open house last week! In case you missed it, here’s our recap.

Heads Up

Applications for Waterloo’s accelerator, Hyperdrive, are due tonight! Get yours in now.

FounderFuel has also opened up applications, due June 22.

Our VeloCity Venture Fund Finals are this week! Come out to the SLC on June 7 to see 10 startups compete and 4 win $25,000 each!

Are you a uWaterloo student looking to get your startup started? Check out I2E‘s Startathon on June 8.

Applications for the VeloCity Residence, Winter 2013, are now open! Apply online for an interview.

That’s all for this week – stay tuned for another installment of our favourites next week!