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Next AI Top Startup Award

One spot in either the Toronto or Montreal 2021 Cohort of Next AI, Canada’s premiere accelerator for idea to pre-seed stage AI-enabled startups– powered by NEXT Canada.

Participation includes:

  • Up to $150K in funding
  • Workspace at Next AI HQ in either downtown Toronto or MileEx Montreal
  • Access to dedicated mentorship and advisory resources
  • Focused business and technical curriculum designed to help founders grow their ventures
  • Support (where possible) through the startup visa program

Here’s how it works:

Pitch to Next AI alumni, scientists and mentor judges from both Toronto and Montreal for your chance to win an exclusive venture spot in the 2021 Cohort of Next AI! Canada’s premiere startup accelerator for AI-enabled businesses.

Submit a 3 minute video, highlighting:

  • The problem your venture is solving
  • Evidence there is a market for your solution
  • Any existing traction (prototype, funding, revenue, etc.)
  • Evidence that you are the team to solve it (both from a technical and business perspective)
  • Clear explanation of how artificial intelligence is critical to the solution
  • Which city is your preference to participate in

Eligibility criteria:

Open to any early stage AI-enabled startup (usually pre-seed or idea stage, but flexible).

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The timeline:

Deadline to apply is August 28th.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: AUGUST 28th, 2020

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