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.
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 FY19 and any new contributions in FY20 (Sept. 1, 2019 – Aug. 30, 2020):
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 FY19 (Sept. 1, 2018 – Aug. 30, 2019) and to date in FY20:
Contributor ($25,000 – $49,999)
Adam Jiwan (℅ CAF America)
The Canavan Family Foundation
RBC Future Launch (℅ RBC Foundation)
Rustom & Zarina Satchu
Contributor ($10,000 – $24,999)
Exact Media (℅ Daniel Rodic)
Contributor ($5,000 – $9,999)
Medhi and Najma Khimji
Contributor ($1,000 – $4,999)
Hon. David Peterson
Paul (Joonha) Lee (Next 36, 2012)
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: March 15, 2021