It’s in our DNA
Waterloo is an entrepreneurial ecosystem where technological leaders and startup founders share the same goal: to bring innovative and world–changing ideas to the global marketplace.
A full spectrum of support
Hundreds of companies and thousands of student success stories trace their roots to Waterloo’s one–of–a–kind entrepreneurship ecosystem — fuelled by creator–owns intellectual property policy, experience–rich learning in the world’s largest co–operative education program of it’s kind, and a bold, progress–driven culture that embraces innovation and risk.
Explore our opportunities
There’s no one–size–fits–all definition of an entrepreneur. That’s why University of Waterloo offers a full spectrum of support, from the early stages of inspiration and discovery, to the incubation and acceleration of commercial and social ventures. Entrepreneurs thrive here.
By the numbers
support and for–credit programs in the entrepreneurial ecosystem
companies established through velocity
in investment funding from 2009 to 2013