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APPLY TO PITCH

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 Okanagan Angel Summit is an 8-week program designed to expose both entrepreneurs and accredited investors to the world of fundraising and angel investing.

The cost


 

Participating companies learn alongside fellow entrepreneurs and network with active investors as they work their way towards the Summit Finale. Companies should apply early and can make updates the to their application anytime before the March 24 deadline.

Cost to Participate: 

  • Early Bird Entry Fee – $75  Feb 1 – March 8 
  • General Admission Entry Fee – $150  March 9 – March 24
  • Summit Program Fee – $200 Only applicable to Top 24 Quarter-Finalist

The Criteria


 

  • Early-stage companies seeking investment of $100K – $1M
  • Eligible companies should be within Western Canada (Includes Yukon, Northwest Territories, and Manitoba)
  • Must be able to attend and participate in training, pitch events and the in-person finale. Quarter and Semi Finals can be attended virtually.
  • 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


  • Application review (prior to formal OKGN Angel Society review) 
  • Opportunity to connect with active investors
  • Opportunity to connect with entrepreneurs raising capital
  • Capital 101 and Pitch Training Sessions
  • Public exposure and storytelling
  • Opportunity to raise up to $200K

 

COMPANY SCHEDULE


WEEK 1 – APRIL 2

Kickoff & Investment Readiness Training

In-Person/Online

WEEK 2 – APRIL 8

Pitch Training 101

In-Person/Online

WEEK 2 – APRIL 12

Top 24 Announced

Online

WEEK 3 – APRIL 15

Quarter Final Pitches (Day 1)

In-Person/Online

WEEK 3 – APRIL 16

Quarter Final Pitches (Day 2)

In-Person/Online

WEEK 4 – APRIL 22

Due Diligence Training for Top 24

In-Person/Online

WEEK 4 – APRIL 25

Top 12 Announced

In-Person/Online

WEEK 5 – APRIL 29

Semi Final Pitches (Day 1)

In-Person/Online

WEEK 5 – APRIL 30

Semi Final Pitches (Day 2)

In-Person/Online

WEEK 6 – May 7

Group Mentorship for Top 12

In-Person/Online

WEEK 6 – May 8

Finalists Announced

Online

WEEK 7 – May 13

Due Diligence For Finalists

In-Person/Online

WEEK 8 – May 22

Finale Tech Check For Finalists

In-Person

WEEK 8 – May 23

Finale

In-Person

Get Investment


Applications for the 2024 Okanagan Angel Summit are now open.

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