The Velocity Fund is a pitch competition, held three times a year, for startups and aspiring entrepreneurs to win a share of $130,000 in funding. Join us for the Velocity Fund Finals on November 27 from 11:00am – 3:00pm.
We encourage you to register to reserve your spot in the audience today!
Watch emerging entrepreneurs from the University of Waterloo and selected high potential startups pitch live for $5K and $25K prizes, with $130K in grants awarded. Each competitor has just 3 minutes to pitch their startup to a panel of esteemed judges!
11:00 am: $5K Pitches
- Four $5K grants for early-stage student-run startups are on the line.
12:00 pm: Lunch break & mix and mingle with the $5K pitch companies.
1:00 pm: $25K Pitches
- Four $25K prizes awarded to more seasoned companies, who also receive a spot in the Velocity Garage startup incubator.
- The top hardware company will receive an additional $10K.
After the competition, you will have a chance to meet the $25K companies and get to know them better by visiting their booths and speaking directly with the founders.
Attendees have a chance to win a pair of Beats headphones or portable Bluetooth speakers, and we also have tons of Velocity swag to give away to people in the audience!
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