AI Seminar - Commercializing Your Research - NextAI Startup Accelerator

Start: Nov 09, 2018 12:00-1:00PM

Learn about NextAI, a startup accelerator located in Toronto and Montreal. NextAI is for entrepreneurs, researchers and scientists looking to launch AI-enabled ventures. The program provides up to $200K of seed funding and founder development in the form of in-depth business and technical education taught by award-winning global faculty and entrepreneurs. All NextAI teams are given access to resources, including technology platforms, scientists, corporate mentorship and data sets. Since inception in 2017, 40 AI-enabled ventures from a broad array of industries have been launched.

NextAI is currently accepting applications for its 2019 cohort.

Presenting will be on Jon French, Director of Marketing & Communications at NextAI and at least one NextAI alumni (TBD)

Bio: Jon joined NEXT Canada in April 2011 and is responsible for marketing, communications and recruitment with an emphasis on attracting high potential entrepreneurs to the organization's three programs, including NextAI. Jon manages relationships with prospective applicants, student organizations, national partners, university representatives and members of the start-up community. Prior to joining NEXT Canada, Jon was Associate Director, Career Information with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario (ICAO).

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