VELOCITY

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Student Experiences Startup Life'PetroPredict provided mentorship to me and taught me a lot about coding, collaborating and the process of creating a start-up. I realized how much hard work is put into developing a start-up company; it’s truly an inspiration.”Read more. 

Student Experiences Startup Life

'PetroPredict provided mentorship to me and taught me a lot about coding, collaborating and the process of creating a start-up. I realized how much hard work is put into developing a start-up company; it’s truly an inspiration.”

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Entrepreneur Wes Worsfold is Velocity Garage’s New Coach
I really enjoy working with developing teams by removing barriers and empowering them to create and commercialize great products.Read more. 

Entrepreneur Wes Worsfold is Velocity Garage’s New Coach

I really enjoy working with developing teams by removing barriers and empowering them to create and commercialize great products.

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Startups who won BIG at Velocity Fund Finals
“We are extremely grateful to have received these awards and they will really help us get to the next step. It is amazing to be surrounded by such like-minded innovative entrepreneurs.”- Rachel Pautler, Co-Founder & CEO of SuncayrRead more 

Startups who won BIG at Velocity Fund Finals

“We are extremely grateful to have received these awards and they will really help us get to the next step. It is amazing to be surrounded by such like-minded innovative entrepreneurs.”- Rachel Pautler, Co-Founder & CEO of Suncayr

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Velocity Foundry is open! The sign is up. The moving truck just pulled in. And more than 20 hardware startups are packed and ready to move from the Velocity Garage to their new digs just down the street at the new Velocity Foundry.Read more. 

Velocity Foundry is open! 

The sign is up. The moving truck just pulled in. And more than 20 hardware startups are packed and ready to move from the Velocity Garage to their new digs just down the street at the new Velocity Foundry.

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Fitness App PumpUp Thriving with 1.7M MembersWe have an exciting vision for PumpUp and a ton to accomplish. We’re growing an amazing team, taking our product to the next level, and scaling our user base from the 1.7 million we’re at today, to tens of millions more.Read more. 

Fitness App PumpUp Thriving with 1.7M Members

We have an exciting vision for PumpUp and a ton to accomplish. We’re growing an amazing team, taking our product to the next level, and scaling our user base from the 1.7 million we’re at today, to tens of millions more.

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ExVivo Labs, Grobo, MAJiK Systems and Ubiq Just Won $25K!Trending number one on Twitter in Canada (#VFFS14) and with over 700 watching livestream and hundreds more witnessing the competition in person, the Velocity Fund Finals, once again, CRUSHED IT!Read more

ExVivo Labs, Grobo, MAJiK Systems and Ubiq Just Won $25K!

Trending number one on Twitter in Canada (#VFFS14) and with over 700 watching livestream and hundreds more witnessing the competition in person, the Velocity Fund Finals, once again, CRUSHED IT!

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Can you believe it’s almost the end of the spring term, and 1 day away from Velocity Fund Finals?! The team at Velocity can’t, and we’re biting our nails in anticipation for tomorrow’s pitch competition. We will see 20 new and exciting startups pitch for $25K and $1K starting at 11:00am in the Student Life Centre (SLC) at the University of Waterloo.
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Can you believe it’s almost the end of the spring term, and 1 day away from Velocity Fund Finals?! The team at Velocity can’t, and we’re biting our nails in anticipation for tomorrow’s pitch competition. We will see 20 new and exciting startups pitch for $25K and $1K starting at 11:00am in the Student Life Centre (SLC) at the University of Waterloo.

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Freeform Interface Palette Discuss VFFesides winning $25K, I think what I liked most about the event was the atmosphere, the crowd, and the livestream. Being in the crowd and on the stage contributed to a high octane, adrenaline filled event. Read more. 

Freeform Interface Palette Discuss VFF

esides winning $25K, I think what I liked most about the event was the atmosphere, the crowd, and the livestream. Being in the crowd and on the stage contributed to a high octane, adrenaline filled event. 

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'My favourite part was pitching alongside startups that we have come to know well, and have seen emerge and thrive.” - PetroPredict Reflects on VFF $25K WinRead more

'My favourite part was pitching alongside startups that we have come to know well, and have seen emerge and thrive.” - PetroPredict Reflects on VFF $25K Win

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