The support you need for the next phase of your startup journey.
Founders here build companies that scale. Beyond research, what happens at Velocity is relentless focus on business and product development.
What matters is impact. Creating greater wellbeing and prosperity underpin our founders’ missions. Change begins here.
Faire helps independent entrepreneurs chase their dreams by building an online wholesale marketplace that connects local retailers with thousands of emerging and established brands.
Bridgit makes construction less complicated – from construction resource management to punch list management.
Nicoya creates the world’s first digital high-throughput benchtop SPR instrument, which is capable of accelerating drug discovery using a fraction of the sample volume traditionally required for biomolecular interaction analyses.
Evercloak’s low cost nanofilms and membranes provide breakthrough membrane dehumidification, which reduces the energy that air conditioners consume by more than 50%.
H2Nan0’s reusable, light-activated system destroys hard-to-treat contaminants such as petrochemicals, pharmaceuticals and dyes in industrial wastewater.
Velocity is backed by the University of Waterloo.
Waterloo is at the forefront of innovation and is home to transformational research and inspired learning. It’s the Waterloo community that built Velocity to fuel the entrepreneurial spirit to transform innovation into extraordinary companies.
Building a technology company poised to scale? Velocity is designed to support interdisciplinary product development. Using atoms, cells, circuits, or algorithms, it can be built at Velocity.
VFPC investment announcement
With the closing of another investment round, we are excited to announce the 4 new companies joining the Velocity Fund and Velocity Health Tech Fund portfolios.
Featured Founders: Suncayr
Read the startup story of Suncayr – a deeptech company that is building a global brand to help alert consumers when they need to reapply their sunscreen.
Velocity x Scale AI
Velocity is excited to announce our partnership with Scale AI. Together we’re looking to identify, recruit, coach, and support exciting startups that are looking to disrupt the supply chain space.
A new edtech unicorn
ApplyBoard is now valued at $2 billion (CAD), marking the third time a Velocity-incubated startup has achieved the highly coveted “unicorn” status.