In Fall 2019, Ribbit won with their idea to create the world’s first autonomous regional cargo airline. Using the $5K grant, they've purchased hardware to retrofit a real airplane.
Three University of Waterloo students share their experiences completing a co-op term at a startup and provide tips on how to get hired.
Concept has a large network of coaches that give University of Waterloo students directions on their entrepreneurial journey. You can…
A resource we launched in the Fall is a network of coaches that give University of Waterloo students directions on…
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!
Get to know the student-led teams pitching their startup ideas for a chance to win funding at the Concept $5K Finals.
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.