California Pitch Alumni Event

Thursday, April 14, 2016 7:00 pm - Thursday, April 14, 2016 9:30 pm PDT (GMT -07:00)

California Pitch Alumni Event banner

University of Waterloo President and Vice-Chancellor Feridun Hamdullahpur invites you to experience the excitement of Waterloo’s entrepreneurial ecosystem at the 2016 California Pitch Alumni Event featuring a live pitch competition! Alumni are invited to hear Velocity teams pitch their innovative software, hardware or life science startups and will play an interactive role in selecting competition winners. Networking opportunities with each company will follow.

This event will provide insight into how Waterloo brings innovative and world-changing ideas to the global marketplace. Learn about the entrepreneurial ecosystem thriving at Waterloo - Velocity, GreenHouse, Conrad Centre, Accelerator Centre, Waterloo Engineering's Capstone program, the Waterloo Innovation Summit and so many more.

Featuring pitches from the following companies:

Thank you to our sponsor Shopify for making our event possible.

Shopify's company logo

About Velocity:

From idea to product development to commercialization, Velocity provides the knowledge, tools, space and network that startups and entrepreneurs need for success. Velocity is a leading entrepreneurship program from the University of Waterloo, made up of on-campus and off-campus programs, including the Velocity ResidenceVelocity StartVelocity ScienceVelocity Garage, and the Velocity Fund.  

Velocity knows that every startup begins with an idea that takes the team on a journey of ups and downs and forging new trails. Be sure to check out Velocity’s video sharing the startup journey:

Remote video URL

Registration in advance is required, and space is limited. Please reach out to invite your fellow alumni and business contacts. There is a limit of four guests per registrant.

Transportation and Parking:

Complimentary parking is available within walking distance from venue.

The Computer History Museum is approximately 2 miles from the Mountain View Caltrain/VTA Light Rail Station located at Castro and Evelyn Streets in downtown Mountain View.

For more information on routes including fares and schedules, please visit Caltrain and VTA web sites.