Startup Series - Jon French, NEXT Canada

Oct 18, 2018

Startup activity is critical to any technology or innovation ecosystem. Startups are often where the most disruptive ideas are hatched - ideas that impact industries and push the incumbent tech giants to stay on their toes and continuously innovate. Startups are also a key outlet for commercializing AI-related research that for too many years has been locked inside our institutions or spread across a small number of dominant private companies. New AI ventures set their own culture and can put a stake in the ground from the start on critical topics related to privacy or ethics.

NextAI startups are global, and they come to Toronto or Montreal to build their businesses, with access to funding, mentorship and some of the world’s top researchers and business leaders.

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