2015-05-05 06.54.21

Waterloo Region has got the Tools and the Talent, So Where Are the Investors?

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2015-03-25 03.28.45

MetricWire Moves Out Of The Velocity Garage

MetricWire’s online platform enables academic researchers to easily crowdsource intensive longitudinal data via the smartphone. Through the platform, researchers accelerate groundbreaking research without the barriers of programming or the upfront cost of custom-building a research app. Winning $25,000 at the…

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Waterloo’s startup + co-op connection

By : Christian Aagaard One thing about working at a startup — the orientation tour is pretty short. Not that Kaley Bibic has any complaints about that. A University of Waterloo student in systems design engineering, Bibic zeroed in on…

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The Mapping of a Startup: PiinPoint’s Journey

Every startup has a unique journey, and it is never a straight path. PiinPoint, an online platform for location analytics and location prediction, started with a concept born of business needs that impacted the founder’s family. Jim Robeson, one of…

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Pitching at the UWaterloo Toronto Alumni Event

By Ashu Syal: Co-founder, EyeCheck It’s raining heavily. I’m sitting with my co-founder Daxal and all-star intern Rachel at the Blueprint/PCH headquarters. Only an hour left before we have to pitch to nearly 400 University of Waterloo alumni at the…

2015-03-27 03.49.48

A Q&A With Gareth MacLeod of Tinker

At the time Tinker moved out of the Velocity Garage in March 2015 they were the longest tenured company in the workspace. Before they move out to their new office in SF this month, we took the chance to sit…