Velocity by the numbers
in funding raised by Velocity companies to date
jobs created by Velocity alumni companies
companies incubated since 2008
Supporting Canadian founders, past, present and future.
Velocity supports founders during the riskiest and earliest time of business building. 14 years of experience helped us hone on the most effective ingredients for success: supplying teams with connections, practical and authentic business expertise, product development know-how, space to build a team and develop products cost-effectively, and risk-tolerant capital.
Our Incubator can host 40-60 early-stage (seed and pre-seed) startups while our campus operations help support and inspire 5,000+ entrepreneurial students per year.Apply to join the Velocity Incubator Work at a Velocity company
Qidni Labs is offering the world’s most accessible and sustainable dialysis technology for millions of kidney failure patients through the development of a portable and waterless dialysis system.
Epoch’s platform is for employee experience and people teams to deliver and measure employee initiatives. Epoch streamlines workflows for all internal events, communications and employee programs, used by companies like Reddit, Datadog, Affirm and Instacart.
Pronti utilizes closet data to hyper-personalize outfit suggestions and recommend shopping items. We help users be more sustainable by using what they have and buying consciously.
Ground.News is the world’s first news reader that aims to reduce bias. On a mission to well inform the world, Ground.News makes it easy for readers to think freely about the issues of our times.
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Supporting Waterloo students building the future
Velocity offers a variety of programs to support University of Waterloo students and researchers interested in entrepreneurship.
Through our efforts on campus we nurture a strong pipeline of founders ready to integrate our Velocity incubator directly from Canada’s top university for founders (source: Pitchbook).
We are also building a future generation that can impact Canada’s Innovation Ecosystem beyond startup founders, from small and medium businesses owners to “intrapreneurs”.Learn about our campus programs Meet the latest $5K Pitch Competition winners