The Art of Entrepreneurship
A conversation with three of Toronto's great cultural entrepreneurs
Tuesday, June 11, 2013
AGO Next members and The Next 36 entrepreneurs were treated to an exceptional panel of speakers: Janet Carding, Director and CEO, Royal Ontario Museum; Albert Schultz, Founding Artistic Director, Soulpepper Theatre Company; Matthew Teitelbaum, Michael and Sonja Koerner Director, and CEO, Art Gallery of Ontario; and Claudia Hepburn, Executive Director and Co-founder of The Next 36. The discussion focused on entrepreneurship in the arts, cultural leadership and city building. Guests were invited to ask questions and share ideas with the panel about this city and the direction of Toronto’s cultural sector.
About The Next 36
The Next 36 is a resource-rich program designed to nurture the entrepreneurial promise of 36 undergraduates with extraordinary potential. For eight months, these young entrepreneurs are mentored by Canada’s top business leaders, taught by some of the world's preeminent business faculty, all while they work to earn funding from leading venture capitalists. The Next 36 program has developed a rigorous selection process, a unique curriculum and venture development program, both of which have resulted in immediate national demand from students and unparalleled support from the business, academic, and investment community.