DMZ today announced an exclusive opportunity for ten selected market-ready artificial intelligence (AI) startups to explore strategic partnerships with Index Exchange’s IX Labs.

IX Labs, a newly launched division of Index Exchange, the world’s largest independent ad exchange, is looking to explore opportunities to diversify Index’s core offering through partnering with startups to drive innovation in the industry.

Taking place on October 16 and 17, the Index Exchange Collision Day will provide startups:

  • 1:1 meetings with Index Exchange executives to present your innovative AI solution
  • Deepened industry connections as well as the potential to secure partnerships and mutually beneficial opportunities
  • The chance to meet, connect and network with Index Exchange’s executives in a closed setting for mutually beneficial opportunities

“Our newly launched partnership with DMZ gives us the opportunity to innovate and push the boundaries on the industry status quo,” said Mayuran Yogarajah, Distinguished Engineer at Index Exchange and Head of IX Labs. “We’re looking forward to addressing new and existing problems within technology, and partnering with these Canadian-based companies to drive real change.”

“Index Exchange and the DMZ share the belief that collaboration between global companies and up-and-coming startups accelerates the rate of innovation,” said Abdullah Snobar, executive director, DMZ. “Our partnership with Index Exchange for Collision Day represents an opportunity to discover new markets that have considerable economic potential for all stakeholders.”

To learn more about the Index Exchange Collision Day head over to and confirm your attendance by September 20, 2019.

The DMZ is a leading business incubator for tech startups in Canada. They help startups build great businesses by connecting them with customers, capital, experts and a community of entrepreneurs and influencers.

The DMZ is a partner in StartUp Here Toronto.