Vena Medical in the Media
July 7th, 2017
3 minutes. 20 companies. $125,000 in funding. On Thursday, July 20th, the air will be electric, as ten teams pitch their startup to compete for one of…
Vena Medical is part of the 6th cohort of AC Jumpstart
June 15th, 2017
The Accelerator Centre is pleased to announce Cohort 6 of the AC JumpStart program. The program provides each recipient $30,000 in seed funding and $10,000 of mentorship.
Vena Medical Wins the Norman Esch Capstone Design Award
March 30, 2017
A scene from Star Wars and iced coffees from Tim Hortons provided inspiration for one of six winning projects pitched by University of Waterloo engineering students this week at the Norman Esch Capstone Design Awards competition.
Vena Medical competes in the Velocity Fund Finals!
March 28, 2017
The University of Waterloo hosts the Velocity Fund Finals this week, where 20 teams of Waterloo students and recent alumni will pitch their innovative startups.
Teams have a chance to win a share of $125,000 in seed money and space at the Velocity Garage. Velocity is a comprehensive entrepreneurship program at Waterloo, and the Velocity Garage is the largest free startup incubator in the world.
Vena Medical Wins Palihapitiya/Lau Venture Creation Fund
March 23, 2017
Two teams of engineering students at the University of Waterloo have been awarded $50,000 each to turn their fourth-year projects into startup companies after graduation.
The funding is provided by celebrated Waterloo Engineering graduates Chamath Palihapitiya and his wife Brigette Lau, founders of Social Capital, a Silicon Valley venture capital fund dedicated to solving some of the world’s most difficult problems.