Pitching At The Summit

One of the biggest challenges facing entrepreneurs is money. Accessing growth capital, securing investments, and generating revenue are issues that plague startup and growth-stage businesses alike.

The OKGN Angel Summit is a 10-week program designed to expose both entrepreneurs and accredited investors to the world of angel investing.

The cost


The program fee to participate in the OKGN Angel Summit as a company is $249 if purchased on or before December 5 or if you are an Accelerate Okanagan member, and $349 if purchased after December 5. OKGN Angel Summit uses Gust to securely and privately collect your company information, business plan, and due diligence information. Entrepreneurs who are seeking growth capital and meet the criteria below can apply by completing the application form.

The Criteria


Early-stage companies seeking investment of $100K – $1M

  • Eligible companies should be within Western Canada
  • Must be able to attend and participate in training, pitch events and the finale
  • Ability and willingness to accept and use an investment up to $250K
  • Prototype (MVP) working towards product/market fit
  • Passionate and capable founding team
  • Identified early adopters in a large addressable market
  • A plan to scale (potential for a 10x return in 5 year)

The Perks


  • Opportunity to connect with active investors
  • Opportunity to connect with entrepreneurs raising capital
  • Public exposure and storytelling
  • Opportunity to raise up to $250k


2023 Company SCHEDULE

The Commitment

December 16

Deadline for Companies to Apply

January 9

Kickoff with Companies and Investors

January 16

Top 24 Quarter-finalists Selected

January 19

Pitch Training for Quarter-finalists

January 20

Pitch Training for Quarter-finalists

January 23

Quarter Final 3-minute Pitches

January 25

Quarter Final 3-minute Pitches

January 31

Top 12 Semi-finalist Selected

February 3

Pitch Practice for Semi-finalists

February 6

Semi-final 10-minute Pitches

February 8

Semi-final 10-minute Pitches

February 13

Legal Training

February 14

Top 6 Finalists Selected

February 21

Due Diligence Kick-off and Training

February 27

Due Diligence Session

March 16

Public Grand Finale

Get Investment

Applications are now open for the 2023 OKGN Angel Summit!

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