The Velocity Fund Finals
The Velocity Fund is a pitch competition, held three times a year, for startups and aspiring entrepreneurs to win a share of $125,000 in funding. The 20th Velocity Fund Finals was held on November 30 from 11:00am – 3:00pm in the SLC Great Hall at the University of Waterloo.
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Student Life Centre (SLC), Great Hall at the University of Waterloo
11:00am: $5K Pitches
Three $5K grants for early stage student-run startups are on the line.
Mix and mingle with the $5K pitch companies while enjoying a free boxed lunch courtesy of Velocity! Lunches are limited: first-come, first-served.
1:00pm: $25K Pitches
The competition begins for four $25K prizes, awarded to more seasoned companies, with the top hardware company receiving an additional $10K. The four winning companies will also earn a spot in the Velocity Garage program.
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 one of 5 Google Home units, and we also have tons of Velocity swag to give away to people in the audience!
Introducing the $25K judges!
Introducing the $5K judges!
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