We are launching our campus program Concept today. The program will exclusively support students and the University of Waterloo community.
Interested in making an impact on the startup community in the Waterloo Region and beyond?
Velocity is pleased to announce the top 10 finalists for the September 2019 edition of the Velocity Fund Pitch Competition!
Velocity is hiring an Executive Director!
From flying car to next-gen insulin delivery system: our most diverse winners yet for Velocity Fund $5K
What if the dream of traveling in a flying car is closer than you think? The 4 winners from the 25th Velocity Fund Finals $5K are WatFly (urban flight solution), Insula Medical (next-gen insulin delivery system), ERA (EMS tech solution for Africa), and VOYHS (voice training app for transgender people).
Velocity has supported the emergence of scalable, hyper-growth companies through our pioneering pitch competition since 2011. The next Velocity Fund Pitch Competition will be held in Toronto on September 19. If your early-stage startup is the next North, Embark, or Maluuba, this is your next opportunity.
On Wednesday and Thursday of last week, students from the University of Waterloo pitched their early-stage startup ideas at the Velocity Fund $5K Qualifiers. A total of 42 teams pitched their innovative ideas hoping to be one of the 10 teams selected to move on…
The Velocity Fund Finals $5K is a great opportunity for startup founders to perfect their three-minute pitch. Each term, 10 students pitch their business ideas to hundreds of spectators for the chance to take home one of four grant prizes worth $5,000.
It’s often said that building a great startup is a marathon, not a sprint. I would argue that it more closely resembles a triathlon. It requires swimming through technical execution, a highly disciplined operational team, and an unassailable perception of what the product needs to be.