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 cost to participate in the OKGN Angel Summit as a company is $199 if purchased on or before December 10, or if you are an Accelerate Okanagan member, and $299 if purchased after December 10. 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 pitch sessions and the finale
  • Ability and willingness to accept and use an investment up to $200k
  • 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 $150k


2022 Company SCHEDULE

The Commitment

December 31

Deadline for Companies to Apply

January 17

Top 24 Quarter-finalists Selected

January 20

Information Session for Quarter-finalist

January 20

Pitch Training for Quarter-finalists

January 24

Quarter Final 3-minute Pitches and Mixer

January 26

Quarter Final 3-minute Pitches and Mixer

January 31

Top 12 Semi-finalist Selected

February 3

Training for Semi-finalists

February 7

Pitch Practice for Semi-finalists

February 7

Semi-final 10-minute Pitches

February 9

Semi-final 10-minute Pitches

February 14

Top 6 Finalists Selected

February 21

Due Diligence Kick-off and Training

February 28

Due Diligence Session

March 16

Public Grand Finale

Get Investment

Applications for the 2022 OKGN Angel Summit are now closed. Submit your application for future years.

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