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.
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%.
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.
Announcing our 10 VFPC finalists
On November 5, we will host the second virtual VFPC. If you are interested in experiencing the event, please sign up for our newsletter and get notified when it premieres!
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.