Welcome to StartUp Pledge

StartUp Pledge is a unique new program designed to support the next generation of innovators. StartUp Pledge invites University of Waterloo alumni and the broader entrepreneurial community to pledge their intent to donate a portion of their company’s future success to Waterloo.

By supporting the next generation of innovators, your gifts will help drive Waterloo’s renowned entrepreneurial ecosystem.

We hope you'll take a few minutes to look around our site and learn more about StartUp Pledge.

The StartUp Pledge program is administered by the Office of Advancement.

  1. Sep. 14, 2017Entrepreneur's gift a first for Waterloo's StartUp Pledge

    Alexander Rink (BASc ’91) has been an entrepreneur for more than 15 years. As a self-described “serial Internet entrepreneur”, he co-founded and led two Internet startups to profitability, and was most recently the CEO of 360pi, which provides large and mid-size retailers with tools to help them stay price-competitive.

  2. Apr. 24, 2017StartUp Pledge featured in Exchange magazinecover of May 2017 issue of Exchange magazine

    Startup companies from the University of Waterloo are featured in Exchange magazine.

  3. Dec. 6, 2016Entrepreneurial spirit

    StartUp Pledge supporters featured in the Fall 2016 issue of Waterloo magazine.

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