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Dragon Arlene Dickinson to headline investment event in Kelowna

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January 30, 2020 - 8:28 AM

Best known for her role on the hit CBC TV series Dragons’ Den, Arlene Dickinson is coming to Kelowna to be the keynote speaker at the OKGN Angel Summit Finale.

The event is the culmination of 45 companies making pitches to 35 investors (called Angel Investors). The companies will be whittled down to six finalists who will make their pitches for a chance at winning a $150,000 investment. It will be held at the Innovation Centre starting at 4:30 p.m. on March 12.

While the investors deliberate on where to put their money, Dickinson will speak about her entrepreneurial journey and her formula for success with starting and growing businesses.

Dickinson is General Partner of District Ventures Capital, a fund focused on helping market, fund and grow entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial companies in the food and health space ,a news release from Accelerate Okanagan states.

Tickets are available here.

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