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Investing in the future: venture preview night 2018

Jul 20, 2018

This week we hosted our annual Venture Preview Night where NEXT entrepreneurs, alumni, partners and guests came together to watch eight ventures pitch and demo their products at Scotiabank’s Digital Factory.

As the honoured guests started to make their way into the space, the evening began with a brief networking session followed by welcoming remarks from John Kelleher, host, NEXT Canada Co-Chair and McKinsey & Company Partner. He announced, “Tonight will give you a flavour of some of the incredible entrepreneurs who will be moving the needle for Canadian prosperity.” Kelleher then explained that in addition to the pitches, the guests will have the opportunity to “mock invest” up to $100K in their venture(s) of choice by using the four poker chips provided to them at the beginning of the event.

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