Hundreds of companies and thousands of student success stories trace their roots to Waterloo’s one–of–a–kind entrepreneurship ecosystem that is fuelled by our creator–owned intellectual property policy, experience–rich learning with the world’s largest co–operative education program and a bold startup culture that fosters innovation.

35+

support and for-credit programs in the entrepreneurial ecosystem

18.6%

of tech founders in Canada graduated from Waterloo

$7.4 billion+

investments raised by Waterloo entrepreneurs

Education

We offer hands-on learning experiences through the Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business.

Incubation and acceleration

We help you turn your big ideas into big business through expertise, mentorship, residencies, financial support and more.

Connection and support

Ideas start at Waterloo, and we will help you convert them into opportunities beyond the campus.

For more information, please contact the Office of Research | 519-888-4567 x 32526 | researchoffice@uwaterloo.ca