How it works
UNLOCK THE CAPITAL
Powered by Accelerate Okanagan, the OKGN Angel Summit is an 8-week program designed to educate startup companies from across Western Canada and Okanagan-based investors.
Through the 8-week program, Accelerate Okanagan helps companies learn about the capital raising process and how to effectively build relationships with prospective investors. Investors will receive training to actively learn how to vet companies, provide feedback, and perform due diligence in helping to support early-stage companies.
Applications & Reviews
Top 24 Pitch to Investors
The finalists deliver 3-minute pitches to investors, followed by an opportunity for breakout conversations between companies and investors.
Top 12 Pitch to Investors
The finalists deliver 10-minute pitches to investors, followed by an opportunity for breakout conversations between companies and investors.
Investors reduce the number of participants down to the final 6. Companies and investors receive training in the due diligence process.
Due Diligence Investigation
Companies and investors undergo the due diligence process, diving deep into the structure and viability of the final 6 pitching companies.
The community is invited to a grande finale where they can watch the final 6 companies provide their last 5-minute pitch to investors. Investors do their final deliberation and decide which company will take home an investment of up to $250K.