• ROLF & MARG HOUGEN Entrepreneur Speaker Series: Wayfarer Oyster House

    Join us, every other month, as local entrepreneurs share their hard-won start up successes and laugh out loud blunders. A useful conversation while enjoying a drink and appetizer at NorthLight Innovation. Powered by Marg & Rolf Hougen. Last evening, our bi-monthly event featured the story of The Wayfarer Oyster House with Andrew Seymour and Eddie…

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  • A celebration of entrepreneurship with the first graduates of the Yukonstruct Startup Bootcamp!

    Yukonstruct Startup Bootcamp’s recent Demo Night was a true celebration of local entrepreneurship! To conclude the 12 week Startup Bootcamp, 8 of the 10 graduating companies got the full experience of delivering a pitch to a room filled with funders and supporters. Local investors, Panache Ventures, Minister of Economic Development, Ranj Pillai, representatives from Yukon…

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  • Introducing Yukonstruct’s first Startup Bootcamp Cohort!

    Our Kick-Off Celebration brought out the best of our community as we celebrated our first year in NorthLight and introduced the entrepreneurs who will be taking part in our first ever Yukonstruct Startup Bootcamp! The overwhelming enthusiasm brought in from the community made for a warm and welcoming evening, and the entrepreneurs’ passion added an…

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  • ROLF & MARG HOUGEN Entrepreneur Speakers Series: Rolf Hougen

    You’ve heard his name in every Speaker Series episode to date, so we are honoured that in May we got to host the legendary Yukon entrepreneur himself – Rolf Hougen. He started the Yukon Sourdough Rendezvous, helped save the White Pass Railway, co-founded the Cancom satellite TV network, and those are just a few of…

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  • Outpost 31 Goes to Cannes

    The founders of Outpost 31 were recently selected to attend the Cannes Film Festival through a program called Not Short on Talent. The program, a Telefilm initiative, recognized the Yukon company for its short film The Changeling. I sat down with Neil Macdonald, filmmaker and co-founder of Outpost 31, to discuss the experience.

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  • Meet Our New Board

    Our 2019 AGM was a huge success! With nearly 40 Society members joining us to vote in the new board and celebrate the success of the past year, we set the stage for the exciting vision that will drive this organization forward. Much thanks to all who attended, and to everyone who put their name…

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  • Meet our Members: Erin Holm of Den Designs

    Erin Holm is one of our lovely Makespace members who encompasses so much what Yukonstruct aims to support. A maker and an entrepreneur, she makes beautiful art and home décor pieces for her business, Den Designs, in our Makespace.

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  • ROLF & MARG HOUGEN Entrepreneur Speakers Series: Jenny Tyldesley & Deborah Turner-Davis

      Every 1st Thursday of the month, join us as local entrepreneurs share their hard-won start up successes & laugh out loud blunders. A useful conversation while enjoying a drink and appetizer at NorthLight Innovation. Powered by Marg & Rolf Hougen. Last March, our monthly event featured the story of Jenny Tyldesley and Deborah Turner-Davis!…

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  • Meet the Makers: Jeramy

    Meet the Makers is a series of interviews to help you get to know the people who are building our community. Jeramy is our Makespace Programming coordinator who was previously an Operations assistant. How did you get involved with Yukonstruct?  I really wanted to make a titanium ring and found out that there was a…

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