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Next 36 Venture Day Press Release

A record number of entrepreneurs pitched their innovative businesses at Venture Day, the annual start-up showcase held by The Next 36. Venture Day marks the culmination of a gruelling and intense eight month program, designed not only to launch new businesses, but also to develop and transform a small group of Canada’s most promising young entrepreneurs.

Over 250 investors, mentors, donors and supporters, packed MaRS Discovery District to capacity to hear 23 venture pitches from the flagship program of The Next 36 and also The Next Founders – the organization’s second initiative for the founders of rapidly growing technology ventures seeking entrepreneurial education and access to networks. This year’s cohort created businesses that solve problems in sectors ranging from healthcare to energy to retail.

The day featured a keynote address by Anthony Lacavera, Chairman and CEO of Globalive Holdings and Wind Mobile, who discussed his entrepreneurial journey and shared advice for “taking ...
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Professor Joshua Gans' top picks from Venture Day 2014

N36 Professor Joshua Gans' top picks from Venture Day 2014

Compete against Canada's top student innovators, hack for prizes, and possibly a spot in The Next 36. 

This year's theme is: Wearable Computing - build software for hardware! 

Device partners include: Thalmic Labs, Bionym, Kiwi Wearables, and InteraXon.

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The Next 36 Application Webinar

Streamed live on August 14th, 2014, the recorded version is now online!

Have questions about The Next 36? Want to learn how to strengthen your application for 2015? Hear from N36 staff and alumni, including:

Re-watch Venture Day starting at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday August 13. Including over 20 start-up pitches, awards and a Keynote Address by Anthony Lacavera, Chairman and CEO of Globalive Holdings and Wind Mobile

How Blynk, the fashionista of mobile apps, is stealing the startup spotlight

The Financial Post writes about Blynk

Chris Grouchy writes in the Financial Post:

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