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Velocity students step into the spotlight

Student teams pitch their innovative technology to secure grant funding

By Angelica Marie Sanchez, University Relations

On July 19th, the University of Waterloo community came together to support seven finalist teams as they pitched their business ideas for a chance at one of four $5,000 grants, and one $500 grant for People’s Choice Award.

5K finals winners group photo

This spring term, Velocity received more than 80 applications covering a wide range of industries. Of those selected 23 semi-finalist teams, seven innovative startups — EmpathEase, Entangled Vision, EyesoBio, Nitron, Pragmatica, Quinproc and Swish — presented their business ideas in front of a panel of judges in the Theatre of the Arts, Modern Languages building. Read the full story on Waterloo News.

Learn more about the Innovation Challenge coming this fall. Wait list is open!