Spaces to connect, build and grow.
Velocity offers nearly 40,000 sq.ft of offices, product development, and events spaces designed to support founders and entrepreneurially-curious people.
Thanks to our connection with the University of Waterloo, we are one of the very few places in Canada with dedicated resources for technical founders.
For full-time founders
Located at the heart of Kitchener’s Innovation District, the Velocity offers early-stage founders space to build a company AND build a product.
Most of our startups would require millions of dollars in investment to operate without our facilities. Velocity founders also join a supportive community of other startups at various stages of growth, allowing them to share knowledge and network with peers.
Coming soon: Innovation Arena
Located in the City of Kitchener’s innovation district, the Innovation Arena will amplify Canada’s health tech sector.
In partnership with the City of Kitchener, and with Velocity – Waterloo’s renowned startup incubator – at its core, the new collaboration space will streamline commercialization pathways for businesses, fast-track delivery of health technologies and drive Canada’s next wave of economic growth.
For Waterloo students
Velocity Creator Spaces
Come find us on the University of Waterloo campus. A place to explore, build and grow your big ideas. Meet like-minded individuals, work on your big ideas and join the Velocity community at one of our new student creator spaces.
Visit us: ESC 319
Velocity Science welcomes student-teams and faculty-led teams who have a product idea with an element of biology, chemistry, or physics.
At our labs, you can validate the opportunities envisioned for your technology, from a business and technical perspective under the guidance of our mentors.
Coming soon: Velocity Digital
Visit us: SCH 228
Build your network and work with a community of like-minded students at Velocity Digital.
This 5G enabled hacking space provides access to build software, electronics, medical technologies and solutions of the future.
Problem Lab HQ
Visit us in MC 2037
Explore your big ideas and solve big problems at Velocity Problem Lab HQ where like-minded students connect and get inspired to make a positive impact on the world.
Activate your potential through problem analysis and exploration and research.