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Through the Eyes of an Intern: Next 36 x Next Founders Venture Day 2017

Sep 06, 2017

On August 15, Ajay Agrawal spoke from the stage at MaRS Discovery District, where over 250 investors, mentors, and industry leaders gathered to hear a selection of Next 36 and Next Founders entrepreneurs pitch their ventures after successfully completing their NEXT Canada programs.

Before diving into the venture pitches, Ajay set the stage by reminiscing about the first ever Next 36 cohort. Seven years ago, the inaugural Next 36 cohort produced 10 mobile app ventures, but Ajay told the audience about the most remarkable one of all — Winston. As its co-founders described it, Winston was “an app that attracted fares — both individual and corporate — by making it incredibly easy to book, monitor, and pay for [taxi] rides.”

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