OUR SUPPORTERS

Founding Patrons

With immense gratitude, we would like to recognize our Founding Patrons, whose visionary gifts ten years ago created a cascade of generosity from individuals, corporations, foundations and governments. It is through their support that we continue to uncover Canada’s next generation of entrepreneurs.

Pledged Supporters

NEXT Canada has been able to provide a transformative experience to young innovators due in large part to the generosity of our supporters. With great thanks, we recognize our valued multi-year supporters who have an active pledged commitment to NEXT Canada in our FY21 and any new contributions in FY22 (Sept. 1, 2021 – Aug. 30, 2022):

Transformational Supporters

govt_on
govt_qc
RBC-21
Scotiabank21

Visionary Supporters

bmo
pcc

Pillar Supporters

EY-Logo21
osler
hatch-300x200
WFF-155x75

Innovator Supporters

Champion Supporters

Leader Supporters

aircanada
Jon and Nancy Love Foundation
nvidia
Kevin Sullivan
satchuannau
Anon-160x75

Builder Supporters

AlanD
AG2
Braden Ream
DanyAssaf
DavidFuller
EmilieC
Kellehers
KJW2
Ian and thy
Sevaun

Notes:
i. Support from the Government of Quebec, BMO and Power Corporation of Canada is designated to Next AI Montreal.
ii. Support from Air Canada, NVIDIA, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP, The Printing House relates to their respective in-kind contributions.

Single Year Contributors

NEXT Canada is pleased to recognize the valuable contribution made by the following contributors in our FY20 (Sept. 1, 2019 – Aug. 30, 2020) and to date in FY21:

Contributor ($50,000 – $74,999)

 

Asif Satchu

Adam Jiwan (℅ CAF America)

Rustom & Zarina Satchu

 

Contributor ($25,000 – $49,999)

 

The Canavan Family Foundation

 

Contributor ($10,000 – $24,999)

 

Ajay Agrawal

Anonymous

 

Contributor ($5,000 – $9,999)

Mark Machin

Medhi and Najma Khimji

Colleen McMorrow

Contributor ($1,000 – $4,999)

Lexi Kaplin

Nancy Lockhart 

Lee Lau

John Kelleher

Return on Academic Program

NEXT Canada would like to acknowledge the support of the following alumni ventures:

Erthos

(Nuha Siddiqui – Next 36 class of 2018)

 

Voiceflow

(Braden Ream – Next 36 class of 2018)

 

Kira Talent

(Emilie Cushman – Next 36 class of 2012)

 

i. Return on Academic Programs represents revenue associated with liquidity transactions of alumni ventures. These contributions are non-philanthropic but are used to directly support our mission and our ventures. Contributions are recognized over a period of three years as a means of profiling the success of our alumni ventures.

We are grateful for the generosity from all of our supporters and strive for accuracy in our listings. If you have any questions about the lists or would like to speak to our Development Department for more information about giving to NEXT Canada, please contact us.

 

Updated: August 15, 2021