NEXT Canada is a national non-profit that delivers three separate programs for high potential entrepreneurs.

NEXT delivers Next 36 for idea to pre-seed ventures, founded by students and recent grads.  Applications are open until October 16th.  They also deliver NextAI for early stage artificial intelligence enabled startups and Next Founders for scaling businesses.

You will be able to learn more about NEXT Canada at:

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Visit Next Canada:
  • September 19 / Noon – 1:30 / Spaces Gastown 151 West Hastings Street, Lower Level

New Ventures BC Awards (booth):

  • September 19 / 6-9pm / The Imperial 319 Main Street, Vancouver, BC, V6A 2S9
For more information please contact Jon French, Sr. Director of Global Recruitment at:

About Next 36

Next 36 is a NEXT Canada program that delivers a world-class founder development program to the nation’s most promising young entrepreneurs. The program provides a select group of undergraduate students and recent grads with a unique combination of education, mentorship and up to $50,000 in seed capital to launch a new business. We believe that by fast-tracking the development of Canada’s most talented young innovators, we will help create industry-changing businesses and grow Canada’s long-term prosperity.  BC-based alumni of NEXT Canada programs include, Intuitive Robotics, Switchboard, Coastline, Wiiv, Propel and Awake Labs. For more information, please visit
Why Next 36?
  • Founder development
  • Up to $50K in funding
  • Dedicated mentorship
  • Access to the ultimate network
  • Startup perks
  • Co-working space from May – August

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