From ideation to product development, Concept is where University of Waterloo students and faculty can find the support they need to bring a concept to reality. In our inaugural Concept Science cohort, ideas range from a sticker that alerts you when meat is no longer safe to eat, to a natural pigment product for textile dyeing.
In September, we burst onto the scene at the University of Waterloo with the launch of our unique pre-incubator program. We breakdown what we've got planned for Winter 2020!
From a fully autonomous airline service to an innovative online food court, each competitor had just 3 minutes to pitch their tech-based business idea to a panel of judges.
Get to know the student-led teams pitching their startup ideas for a chance to win funding at the Concept $5K Finals.
As we ease out of summer and the weather gets chilly, the great indoors is calling you. Instead of binging…
Velocity is launching its campus program Concept, that will exclusively support students and the University of Waterloo community. While imagined…
From flying car to next-gen insulin delivery system: our most diverse winners yet for Velocity Fund $5K
What if the dream of traveling in a flying car is closer than you think? The 4 winners from the 25th Velocity Fund Finals $5K are WatFly (urban flight solution), Insula Medical (next-gen insulin delivery system), ERA (EMS tech solution for Africa), and VOYHS (voice training app for transgender people).
On Wednesday and Thursday of last week, students from the University of Waterloo pitched their early-stage startup ideas at the Velocity Fund $5K Qualifiers. A total of 42 teams pitched their innovative ideas hoping to be one of the 10 teams selected to move on...
The Concept $5K Grant is a great opportunity for students to perfect their three-minute pitch. Each term, 10 student teams pitch their business ideas to hundreds of spectators for the chance to take home one of four grant prizes worth $5,000.
It’s often said that building a great startup is a marathon, not a sprint. I would argue that it more closely resembles a triathlon. It requires swimming through technical execution, a highly disciplined operational team, and an unassailable perception of what the product needs to be.