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RIM, Canrock and Others Invest $30 Million in the Hyperdrive Startup Fund

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Hyperdrive is a startup fund that finances high-tech startups in the Kitchener-Waterloo area. The $30-million program was created to finance high-tech startups and help them bring their ideas to market. RIM, 5 venture capital firms and a charitable foundation help fund Hyperdrive.
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VeloCity announces new leadership team: Mike Kirkup and Brett Shellhammer

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VeloCity, the University of Waterloo’s student startup incubator program has added two experienced staffers to their team. Mike Kirkup of RIM developer relations fame will be VeloCity’s new Director and Brett Shellhammer will be bringing his startup and Silicon Valley experience to the role of Executive In Residence.
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Watch Startup School Videos from Justin.TV (Ashton Kutcher, Zuckerberg, Conway et al)

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If you’re in the mobile industry then you’re probably a startup. There are a few companies out there that have managed to break the 100 employee benchmark in mobile but the vast majority have fewer than 50 employees. Anyone in a startup loves to hear about other startups and what’s going on in the market and Startup School has videos from the conference online. You can watch Ashton Kutcher, Zuckerberg, Conway and more.
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