Deadline: March 17, 2022 00:00 CET
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Eligibility: Canadian citizens or founders with businesses already incorporated in Canada. The ideal applicant is building one of their first ventures, often has a STEM background with little formal business education, or are startup founders from top-tier accelerators, looking to complement their experience.
Location: Toronto, Canada and online
Next Founders 2022
Next Founders accelerates the growth of Canada’s most promising entrepreneurs by providing mentorship, access to capital, and unparalleled entrepreneurial education taught by world-class faculty.
Next Founders is a flexible program, offering à-la-carte education from some of North America’s top minds that you can opt-into based on your individual needs. No equity, no strings, no brainer.
What you’ll gain
Next Founders runs one cohort per year over the course of six months. It allows you to opt into whatever programming is relevant to you and your venture.
There is no cost to participate. The program is delivered by NEXT Canada, a non-profit charity supported through the generosity of Canadian business leaders, entrepreneurs and government partners. Next Founders takes no equity in your venture.
- World-class curriculum: relevant and flexible education, designed for you and your venture, delivered by top faculty and entrepreneurs.
- A phenomenal network: tap into the NEXT network of investors, business leaders, entrepreneurs-in-residence, and a peer network of founders facing the same challenges as you.
- Exclusive events: gain opportunities to pitch to investors and network with top entrepreneurs and potential customers.
- Technical education for ai ventures: “AI-enabled” ventures will be considered for select Next AI technical programming.
- Co-working space: Work out of NEXT’s 7,500 sq. ft. HQ in downtown Toronto.
- In-kind products and services: complementary products and services from our partners, including cloud hosting, legal support and more.
Interested in applying for the Next Founders 2022? Register your participation by following the registration link and taking the suggested steps.