Next Founders Info Session @ District 3 Innovation Centre

Start: Feb 26, 2019 3:00-5:00PM

Join NEXT Canada, a national non-profit delivering programs to accelerate the growth of the country’s most promising innovators to learn about the Next Founders program on Tuesday, February 26th at District 3.

The Next Founders programs brings together up to 20 founders of high-growth ventures to scale their businesses. Alumni include: SmartHalo, Nymi, OTI, Spring Loaded Technology, inkbox, #paid, Eve Medical, Samplerand Blue J Legal.

Jon French, Senior Director of Global Recruitment, Community & Alumni, at NEXT Canada will provide an overview of the program and then moderate a panel with program alumni, including:

- Henri-Charles Machalani, CEO & Founder of MistPlay

- David Bureau, Former CFO at AmpMe

About the Next Founders Program:

Next Founders provides a small group of growth stage founders with:

The program takes no equity and is structured to minimize disruption for an out of town founder. With the exception of an immersive founder development block in late May, all summer programming is opt-in. The program is for founders looking to rapidly scale their business most participants have traction in the form of seed round funding, significant revenue milestones or validation of deep research that is ready for commercialization. The ideal applicant is on one of his/her first ventures, often has a STEM background with little formal business education and is looking to raise a larger round of funding and/or scale their business.

NEXT Canada also delivers the NextAI accelerator program and “AI-first” Next Founders ventures will be considered for select NextAI programming where space is available.


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District 3 Innovation Centre