Events & Important Dates
20 May 7:30 PM
Starting a company isn’t easy. Fortunately for you, there’s people who’ve done it, made mistakes, and want you to learn from those mistakes!
21 May 7:00 PM
Are you a co-op student looking to spend a work term in a unique and exciting environment? Come hear from previous startup co-ops as they share their experiences working in Canada’s most productive incubator! Three students who worked for companies in the Velocity Garage will share the ups, downs, and day to day life in a startup.
22 May 12:00 PM
Join us in the SLC Great Hall for our bi-annual bike auction, where you can acquire second hand bikes. The bikes have been inspected by our mechanics and are now ready to welcome a new rider!
29 May 7:30 PM
This week our Start Coach, Phil Everson will take you through the ins and outs of business models, specifically the lean business canvas. Join us and walk away with the tools to create your own rockin’ business model!
30 May 7:00 PM
Have you been hearing about Velocity but don’t know what that is? Interested in entrepreneurship but aren’t sure where to start? Come out to this workshop to learn about Velocity and all the resources we have to offer.
12 Jun 7:30 PM
Come on out to this incredible workshop to learn about topics relating to market validation. By the end of the night you’ll be an expert yourself in interacting with the right people and asking the right questions to determine whether your idea could be a viable business.
19 Jun 7:30 PM
This week is all about perfecting your pitch! We will show you the different components of a pitch, and you will have the chance to practice informally with your peers.
10 Jul 7:30 PM
This week will address general legal and accounting considerations that will affect YOUR business. We’re bringing in the expertise of Chris Young, who has a wealth of experience in the startup world as he has founded multiple companies.
17 Jul 7:30 PM
Join us for the “Billion Dollar Briefing” talk with the legendary Larry Smith, economics professor at UWaterloo! Trust us, this is a workshop you do NOT want to miss!