Supporting Students at spring 2019 Velocity Fund $5k Finals

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Velocity Fund $5K Spring 2019

Tomorrow, ten student venture teams will compete to win one of four $5,000 CAD in prizes at the spring 2019 Velocity Fund $5K Finals. We are proud that four of these teams have founders who are enrolled in programs or who have taken courses at the Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business. Keep reading to learn more about these students.

Clout AI

Clout AI provides a data analytics platform for music industry professionals to maximize sales and gain insight into trending performers.

Clout AI Co-founder Rishi Srivastava is a current BET 300, Foundations of Venture Creation student.

Emergency Response Africa (ERA)

ERA is an EMS technology company that provides care to victims at the scene of an emergency and facilitates access to hospital care.

ERA Co-Founder’s Maame Poke and Folake Owodunni are current Master of Business, Entrepreneurship and Business (MBET) students (full and part-time). 

Prefection Labs

Prefection Labs is developing an implantable biosensor to detect infections in hip and knee replacements.

Prefection Labs Co-Founders Lorena Baku and Alberto Mora Arguello are current MBET students (full-time). 

Stacktronic

Stacktronic is developing a modular battery framework to reduce the capital and engineering resource costs of developing a battery pack for industrial electric vehicles.

Stacktronic Co-Founder Nicolas Benais Thomson is a former BET 300, Foundations of Venture Creation student. 

WatFly

WatFly provides an urban electric flight solution.

WatFly Co-Founder Gonzalo Espinoza is a former BET 320 Entrepreneurial Strategy and BET 400 Growing Early-Stage Ventures student.

#VelocityFund Finals Live Stream

Everyone at the Conrad School is excited and proud to see so many connections among the teams at today’s competition. If you can’t make it out in person, you can watch the live stream on Facebook.

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