Velocity Mobile + Media Incubator Project Exhibition

by Henry Finn


   Velocity the Mobile + Media Incubator at the University of Waterloo is a new program offered by the school where entrepreneurial students can live and work together on new startups.

   The incubator is nearing the end of its second semester and is planning an exhibition where investors, media and the public can come and view the projects the students have been developing. There is always lots of interesting business models, start ups, software, and even occasionally hardware to be seen.

    Teams will be competing for prizes including $2,000, $1,000, a free patent filing, and a half day of consultation with Basecamp Partners. Details are still scarce on exactly will be presented by the teams. So far the list of start ups presenting is,

- Giftah: Buy, Sell and Trade Gift Cards Online

- Auto–Finance

- Qualifier

- WordBridge: A picture to text foreign language translation smart phone app

- Sakura River Interactive

- Create your own e-commerce store

- Kwikly - Velocity Game Studio

- Unsynced

- Inkblotter: Electronic book distribution

- GreenStream: Cash management software for small businesses

- Virutal Edge: Remote access service

- Daily localized food and entertainment specials

   The exhibition will be held Tuesday, March 31st from 10:30am – 2:30pm in the Student Life Center at the University of Waterloo. Admission is free.

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Henry Finn

Henry Finn

Henry Finn is Techvibes Community Manager for the Kitchener-Waterloo area. Henry is a recent graduate from the University of Waterloo where he majored in Economics and minored in Management, East Asian Studies, and International Studies. He is looking forward to showcasing some of Waterloo's latest tech startups and providing readers with an in depth informative read. Currently Henry is... more

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