About Us

We believe entrepreneurial skills are key to a fulfilling career, regardless of whether you choose to start your own company or join a thriving one. Our mission is to provide experiences that inspire and inform entrepreneurial students from all backgrounds and life experiences. Whether you have an idea, are working on a project, or have an early prototype, we want to help you!

Who we are:

Concept is Velocity’s experiential entrepreneurship program at the University of Waterloo. We provide a variety of resources to the UWaterloo community to help grow and foster entrepreneurship on campus and beyond. We work with students from all academic levels and disciplines to help them learn about entrepreneurship and how they can apply these skills to other aspects of life. Not everyone is destined to be a startup founder, but we believe everyone can benefit by building an innovative mindset.

What we do:

A variety of programs and experiences to guide students through their startup journey.

These include weekly Intro Sessions, Working Sessions, and focused experiential opportunities that are always changing.

Check out our upcoming opportunities

Entrepreneurship coaching from experienced professionals

Meet with experienced entrepreneurs from our extensive network of Concept Coaches. Learn about the realities of building a business as you work through your innovative ideas.

Book a 1:1 coaching session

Grant funding for innovative student projects and business ideas

APPLY FOR THE Concept $5k GRANT!

Connect the UWaterloo community to most helpful resources

Start your entrepreneurial journey