Featured on ConceptMay 2, 2022

Students Show Passion for Problems at Welcome Week Event

Thank you to everyone who joined us at BMH Green (between SLC & MC) on Monday, May 2 for our Welcome Back Spring 2022 event! We're back from 11 am - 2 pm on May 4 (due to 100% chance of rain May 3, we have moved to the following day).

Featured on ConceptMarch 31, 2022

Co-op Problem Award Recipients

Every semester, the Co-op Problem Awards are presented to co-op students who conduct exceptional analysis of a problem affecting their…

Featured on ConceptMarch 2, 2022

Women In Innovation

Concept is proud to be represented by many amazing women in innovation. We are committed to providing support and opportunity…

Featured on ConceptFebruary 17, 2022

Cohort Ready for LiftOff

Concept and its partners extend a welcome to the first cohort of Black entrepreneurs accepted to LiftOff Waterloo Wellington. Liftoff…

Featured on ConceptNovember 15, 2021

Falling into the Concept $5k Finals

Each term at Concept, the most eager students get their pitches ready and apply to the Concept $5k Pitch Competition. This term 20 teams were selected to pitch over the span of two evenings.

Featured on ConceptOctober 22, 2021

Pitch Perfect: A Mini Guide to Pitching 

Have you ever dreamt of the secret formula for giving the perfect pitch? What if we told you we have a guide to pitching that will teach you just that?  We’re…

Featured on AdviceOctober 13, 2021

How Passion Turned Into $5k

Being passionate about your problem space and solution is an overlooked aspect of creating a successful venture. Passion is a key motivational factor for Miraal Kabir and…

Featured on ConceptSeptember 15, 2021

Innovation at the University of Waterloo

The University of Waterloo is home to many innovative minds and has fostered more than a handful of successful businesses like Embark and Nicoya. Therefore, it is essential that the proper systems are created to support these students and push them forward in all and any of their endeavours.

Featured on Coach ProfileMay 21, 2021

Meet Nicole Troster, Entrepreneurship Coach

With 11 years of experience working with entrepreneurs and organizations that support them, it comes as no surprise to have Nicole Troster on our team of Concept Entrepreneurship Coaches.

Featured on ConceptNovember 27, 2020

Hacking Hockey

University of Waterloo students spend a week hacking hockey with high profile partners and use 5G to help shape the future of sports tech innovation.

Featured on ConceptSeptember 15, 2020

Celebrating a Year of Student Success

Celebrating the first year of Concept and all the amazing student success throughout! Through a wild 2020, UWaterloo students continue to shine and inspire.

Featured on ConceptJuly 21, 2020

A Farewell to Friends & Founders

Concept Director, Camelia Nunez says goodbye to the people and organization while recapping successes and the time she spent with Concept & Velocity.

Featured on ConceptMay 11, 2020

Springing into a Virtual Term

Whether you’re on coop or on an academic term, Spring 2020 will definitely be unique. You’re probably wondering what’s in…

Featured on ConceptMarch 30, 2020

A New Virtual Concept

Closing the book on this unique semester by switching to virtual content and new ways to engage with the Concept $5K Finals.

Featured on GeneralFebruary 12, 2020

New leadership at Velocity

Adrien Côté steps into the new role of Executive Director, championing the vision for Velocity, Canada’s most productive startup incubator.

Concept — May 12, 2022

Campus Ambassadors

The Velocity Campus Ambassador program was created to engage, support and connect students with entrepreneurship experiences that help foster ambitious…