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Orbityl, Leveljump named Outstanding Ventures at NEXT Canada Venture Day

Aug 15, 2017

This morning, 12 of NEXT Canada‘s ventures pitched at the organization’s seventh annual venture day, which included an audience of over 250 investors, mentors, donors, and partners at the MaRS Discovery District in Toronto.

Venture Day celebrates the end of NEXT Canada’s two spring and summer programs: Next 36, which supports young founders of early stage businesses; and Next Founders, which focuses on founder development for existing startups with significant traction. Murad Al-Katib, president and CEO of AGT Food and Ingredients, kicked off the day with a keynote on how he grew his $2 billion food business out of Saskatchewan, while maintaining a focus as a social entrepreneur by giving back.

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