Next AI – PROGRAM TIMELINE

2020

October 19, 2020

Next AI Applications Open

Answer a few questions about your team, your venture and your preferred location (Toronto or Montreal). The application also includes a short video interview. Apply today

2020

October - December 2020

Founder matching (optional)

If you are an individual looking for a like-minded co-founder, or want to add talent to your pre-existing team, connect with global talent using our unique founder matching program.

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December 2020

Application webinar

Why should you apply to Next AI? Watch our application webinar in Toronto and Montreal to have your questions answered by Next AI staff and alumni.

2020

December 13, 2020

Application deadline

2021

February 2021

Finalist interviews

2021
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March 2021

Immersion week

Next AI participants gain first exposure to faculty and NEXT network through an intense onboarding week.

2021
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April/May 2021

Venture Reveal

Pitch your venture prototype and receive feedback from a network of peers, mentors and other members of the NEXT Canada community. 

2021
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March - September 2021

Courses and workshops

Attend masters-level classes and workshops from our award winning faculty, successful entrepreneurs and investors.

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September 2021

Venture Day

Celebrate the culmination of the program with the opportunity to present your venture in front of investors, corporate stakeholders and AI domain experts.

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Post-program

Alumni events

Although the program has finished, you are forever part of the alumni community and NEXT family. We hold special events for alumni, where you can network with your peers and entrepreneurs from other years.