The Road to the 23rd Velocity Fund Finals

On Tuesday, November 27, we will host the 23rd Velocity Fund Finals. Please bookmark this page for all of the updates & contests that we will be releasing in the coming days and frequently asked questions leading up to the Finals.

Attending the Velocity Fund Finals

The Finals will take place in the University of Waterloo Student Life Centre (SLC). To witness our finalists pitch their innovative startup ideas and companies, please register here. Can’t attend the event in person? We will also be live streaming the event.


Fall 2018 $5K Velocity Fund Finalists

You can read all about our 10 finalists here. They are Atlas Medical, BeBlended, Embedded Medical Systems, FEM in STEM, Lighthouse Analytics, Material Futures Lab, OleoTech, Pensill, PriveHealth, and Smartlines.


Fall 2018 $25K Velocity Fund Finalists

You can read all about our 10 finalist here. They are Brink Bionics, CataLight, Glove Systems, Intelline, Membio, Pulse Industrial, Recycl3D Planet, RentHero, Soft Transport BioSystem, and Sundays in the Park.


Velocity Fund Finals Giveaway Contests

We are giving away some awesome prizes several times a week leading up to this edition of Velocity Fund Finals. Check out our Facebook and Instagram pages for more details. Want more giveaways? Be sure to attend the event in-person or online.


Updates from the 22nd Velocity Fund Finals Winners



$25K winners   

HITCH – Updated!

Hodlbot – Updated!

Micromensio – Updated!

SheLeads – Updated!


$5K winners

IntelliCulture  – Updated!

Membio – Updated!

OcuBlink – Updated!


What are the Velocity Fund Finals?

Each year Velocity produces three pitch competition events where the Velocity Fund awards $130,000 in money to winners. There are two main competitions: 5K and 25K. In addition, there is a $10K prize for the most innovative hardware winner. You can learn more here.