VeloCity Demo Day, Davis Centre, July 19, 12-3pm: be there!

We want YOU to come to VeloCity Demo Day this July 19!

Here’s the lowdown:

11 exciting new startups out of the University of Waterloo will be pitching for 3 minutes each. The following startups were chosen to pitch at Demo Day based on their pitches at I2E‘s Pitch Night Socials:

  • Touch Tech Inc.
  • Hitchippo
  • Shoptimize
  • Followup
  • Peercollider
  • Unlockly
  • Becco
  • Heapify
  • Invision Trading
  • Reliance Technologies Inc.

You’ll have the chance to watch their pitches and chat with them afterwards, getting a more in-depth look at what they’re doing. At the end of the event, two startups will be awarded $1,000. The first will be chosen by our talented panel of judges, Nabil Fahel, Senior Analyst at the Venture Services Group at Communitech, David Doran, Business Development Manager at OCE, and Ian McDonald, Product Marketing at Aeryon Labs.

Then we’re handing it over to you to pick the People’s Choice winner. Tweet at @UWVeloCity using the hashtag #uwDemoDay telling us which startup is your favourite. You’ll also be able to use our voting ballots at the event to tell us who you want to win. The startup with the most votes at the end of Demo Day wins $1,000!

So you’ll get to watch some startups win money and learn more about some of the newest companies coming out of the University of Waterloo. What’s in it for you?

Possibly a pair of limited edition blue Dre Beat headphones!

The person who is the 100th tweeter @UWVeloCity using the hashtag #uwDemoDay will win these awesome headphones!

So come on down to the Davis Centre at the University of Waterloo on July 19 from 12-3pm. Pitches will start at 12pm and you’ll be able to get a closer look at each startup at 1:30pm.

This promises to be a fantastic event, we look forward to seeing you there!


P.S. Don’t forget that there’s free parking in Lot B at the university!