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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…


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…

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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…

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Catching Up With EyeCheck

Welcome to the final installment of our #VelocityFund series where we catch up with previous $25K grand prize winners. If you have enjoyed these stories from winners of the 11th Velocity Fund Finals, you now know why we get so…

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Catching Up With HearthStats

The Velocity Fund Finals are less than a week away! Join us on March 26th in the University of Waterloo’s Student Life Centre, as we award over $100, 000 to the most exciting and progressive software, hardware and life science…