Deepnify founders Krista Caldwell (left) and Nima Shahbazi (right) show off their People's Choice award at Next Canada's NextAI Venture Day on Sept. 20, 2017.

Published: September 25th, 2017


Meet the smart waste management devs who won NextAI’s Top Venture award

TORONTO - It already takes a special kind of intelligence to design a waste disposal bin that automatically recognizes whether someone has thrown away a recyclable or trash, but Hassan Murad and Vivek

Published on: September 22nd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

NextAI’s first cohort shows how far Canada’s AI scene has come in past 12 months, co-chair says

TORONTO - The 15 companies that presented at startup-boosting non-profit Next Canada's inaugural NextAI Venture Day provide an excellent snapshot of how far Canada's artificial intelligence (AI) ecosystem has progressed in the past

Published on: September 22nd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Jump on AI bandwagon before it starts writing poetry, experts advise CIOs

Montebello, Que. - Get ready for artificial intelligence to take a leap forward and have a more important role in society and your business in general, two of Canada's leading machine learning researchers

Published on: September 18th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Next Canada announces former Ryerson president as new CEO

National startup incubator Next Canada has announced its new CEO - and it's someone with a more than passing familiarity with supporting Canada's tech scene. On Thursday the non-profit announced that former Ryerson

Published on: September 7th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Can Canada’s AI sector compete with big U.S. companies for talent?

American companies are setting up artificial intelligence hubs north of the border, deepening the pool of AI expertise in Canada. But those same companies might also be providing Canadian firms with tough new

Published on: July 19th, 2017 Christine Wong

Tony Lacavera, RBC, Magna among backers of new Canada-based AI funding program

TORONTO - Tony Lacavera is putting his money where his mouth is. The former Wind Mobile CEO, who sits on the board of startup-funding charity Next Canada, and whose venture capital firm Globalive

Published on: January 26th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood