Category: Event Summaries

  • Women Investors & Entrepreneurs Day 2024 – Recap

    In February and March, we partnered with the National Angel Capital Organization (NACO) to deliver workshops and roundtables on business financing and angel investment for women entrepreneurs. Thank you to all the women (and a few kids and babies) who shared experiences, knowledge, frustrations and ideas for a stronger financial foundation and empowerment in women-led businesses in…

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  • Yukonstruct at the 2023 Fireweed Market: Fostering Community Creativity and Entrepreneurship

    In the summer of 2023, Yukonstruct started a new initiative hosting a booth at the Fireweed Market in Whitehorse. This is a noteworthy milestone in the organization’s journey of community engagement and commitment to entrepreneurship and innovation. The annual summer market has traditionally served as a gathering point for farmers, artisans, creators, and entrepreneurs in…

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  • Introducing Our New Board of Directors!

    We couldn’t be more delighted to share the exciting news following our successful AGM 2023 on June 28th. We are grateful to the dedicated individuals who will serve on the Yukonstruct Board of Directors. Your dedication to Yukonstruct and desire to share your skills and passion are truly appreciated. “On behalf of the members, we…

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  • Yukon Investor Summit: Exploring Opportunities

    The Yukon Venture Angels‘ Yukon Investor Summit 2023 was a two-day event that brought investors and startups in the Yukon to network, share insights, and explore investment opportunities. The summit aimed to strengthen the investor community in the Yukon and attract new investors. The first day started with registration and a warm welcome from the…

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  • Startup Canada

    Startup Canada Tour 2023 – Recap!

    On April 25th, the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre welcomed entrepreneurs and small business owners from across the Yukon for the Startup Canada Tour. The event featured informative workshops, expert panels, and inspiring keynote speeches, all focused on the challenges and opportunities of starting a business in the Yukon and beyond. The day was a great sucess with…

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  • Hall of Innovators 2022

    It is our greatest pleasure to present the recipients of the 2022 Hall of Innovators Awards. The evening was a beautiful celebration of innovation, honouring a group of incredible Yukoners who are transforming systems, who are innovating to empower youth, to tackle complex challenges like education, food insecurity and climate change, and working to build…

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  • Hall of Innovators 2021

    Yukon changemakers and innovators from across the territory were presented with a Hall of Innovators Award and inducted into the permanent Hall of Innovators in the NorthLight Innovation building at an online awards ceremony on January 27th. Keep reading to learn about the Yukoners who were recognized for their hard work.

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  • Startup Bootcamp Called: Women Answered

    Yukonstruct welcomed their newest Startup Bootcamp cohort with a live streamed event at NorthLight Innovation that combined both in-person introductions (at a safe distance apart) and zoom-in attendees. The event was the first opportunity for the participants in this fall’s cohort to meet one another and for the public to get their first glimpse of…

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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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