2016 Spring Velocity Fund FinalsExport this event to calendar

Thursday, July 21, 2016 — 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM EDT

Spring 2016 Velocity Fund Finals poster

Cheer on your Velocity Science companies as you watch startups pitch for $125K in funding at the Spring 2016 Velocity Fund Finals.

Join us for a jam packed day including: 

11AM: Three $5K grants for very early stage student-run startups are on the line. Judges will select the top 2 teams and the audience will select a team as "People's Choice." Judges include:

  • Heather Galt; VP Talent Initiatives and Executive in Residence, Rev/SME at Communitech 

12PM: Time to mix and mingle with the $5K pitch companies while enjoying a free boxed lunch courtesy of Velocity!  Lunches are limited: first-come, first-served.

1PM: The competition begins for four $25K prizes awarded to more seasoned companies, with the top hardware company receiving an additional $10K! Judges featured are:

  • Janet Bannister, Partner at Real Ventures
  • Dan Park, Principle at Azure Capital Partners 

After the competition, you will have the chance to meet the $25K companies and get to know them better by visiting their booths and speaking directly with the founders.

Please register for the event. Free boxed lunches will be given to the first 200 attendees.

Audience members and those watching the Livestream will have the chance to win a GoPro.

Cost 
Free
Location 
SLC - Student Life Centre
Great Hall
200 University Avenue West

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Canada

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