ChangeUp 3: Innovating for Social Change
1375 Water St
Kelowna, BC V1Y 0B4
Okanagan Changemakers is hosting third audience-voting pitch competition in Kelowna, ChangeUP 3: Innovating for Social Change. Headlining the event is Global Entrepreneur of the Year, Murad Al-Katib, founder of AGT Foods and Ingredients based in Saskatchewan.
Six local groups will have the opportunity to pitch live at the Kelowna Community Theatre in hopes of winning cash and in-kind services. The evening will recognize the best social impact initiatives in the Okanagan Valley with audience real-time voting.
Top prize is $5,000 and mentorship in kind from KPMG, second prize is $3,000 and third is $1,000.
AGT Foods is a global leader in lentils and other pulses, buying form local producers and selling them around the world. Started and is still headquartered in Regina, Murad has helped it grow into one of the world’s largest lentil companies, handling about a quarter of the global supply.
Come connect with local social entrepreneurs who are pushing the boundaries and leading with their hearts as they tackle the social issues of our communities through a unique business model. It truly is an inspiring night.