Startup ForumCategory: Startup Accelerators & Incubators2021 Next AI applications are open!
Liza Klimenko asked 3 months ago

Next AI is one of three programs from NEXT Canada, a national non-profit organization committed to building a more ambitious and competitive Canada since 2010.  Next AI is an accelerator and founder development program for artificial intelligence based ventures, delivered in Montreal and Toronto. They identify talented idea or early stage teams with ambitious solutions and leverage Canada’s leadership position in AI to provide them with the capital, mentorship, education and network to disrupt industries.
Next AI runs from March to September and offers participants a unique combination of resources, including: 

  • INVESTMENT TO SCALE YOUR BUSINESS – Toronto: up to $125K in venture funding on a post-money SAFE. Montreal: up to $25K in non-dilutive funding (see FAQ for more details)
  • WORLD CLASS CURRICULUM – Receive structured education from global faculty and AI experts in two streams: technical and business.
  • ACCESS TO LEADING AI TOOLS Access to leading AI technologies and legal assistance through in-kind partners like NVIDIA, AWS and Osler.
  • TOP AI SCIENTISTS AND CORPORATE MENTORS Access to a curated network of business mentors, scientists-in-residence, and advisors.

Applications  must be submitted at by December 13. Each team must have one technical and one business founder.
If you or someone in our network would like to learn more about Next AI, please reach out to Liza Klimenko, Recruitment and Community Manager at NEXT: