Author: Keith Ippel

Posted on: December 14, 2017 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 0

10 Days of Gratitude – Thank you, Jones Brown!

As entrepreneurs, it is important to manage health while juggling business. Today, we want to thank our insurance partner, Jones Brown. Not only have they provided our alumni with expertise, explanations and solutions around all things insurance they also support us during Advisory Hours for our entrepreneurs spanning so many …

Posted on: December 13, 2017 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 0

10 Days of Gratitude – Thank you, Dentons!

Today’s shout out goes to Dentons! They have been an incredible support in ensuring that everything runs smoothly for Spring’s Startup Visa program. This was no easy task with the number of complicated documents involved! The program will bring 7 participants from 6 different countries to Vancouver in January to …

Posted on: December 12, 2017 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 0

10 Days of Gratitude – Thank you, MNP!

All of our amazing and unique partners support Spring and the social impact community in different ways. Today we acknowledge another one of Spring’s partners – MNP LLP, a leading national accounting, tax and business consulting firm in Canada. They are a key player in the innovation ecosystem not only as …

Posted on: December 11, 2017 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 0

10 Days of Gratitude – Thank you, Vancity!

2017 has been a great year for Spring and our community. We couldn’t have done it without our amazing sponsor and community partners. We start off our 10 days of Gratitude by sending love to our wonderful partner, Vancity. Vancity is a founding supporter of Spring and is committed to …

Posted on: December 8, 2017 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 0

Top Tactics to Promote Your Mobile App through Social Platforms

By APP-SCOOP  It will be 10 years for the biggest industry on this planet in 2018 – the Mobile App Ecosystem. It consists of millions app developers and billions of smartphone owners who use mobile apps daily and make this industry thrive. The Statistica forecast states that there will be …

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Posted on: November 29, 2017 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 0

Weekly Funding Roundup: November 29th, 2017

Funding Roundup & the importance of supporting immigrant entrepreneurs Hi everyone, the next installment of our Funding roundup is here. 1. Funding immigrant entrepreneurs is critical to the growth of entrepreneur communities Immigrants play a vital role in job growth and empowering communities. Funding is one such area that needs to …

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Posted on: November 21, 2017 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 0

WTF – What the Finance: The A, B, Cs and 1, 2, 3-6s of Startup Funding

By Kwang Lim and James Struthers, Bennett Jones LLP So, you’ve identified the problem your company will solve, defined your market segment, polished your business plan, drafted your pitch deck, and practiced in front of the mirror, your dog, your niece, and your cactus. Tough crowds. After completing all these …

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Posted on: November 17, 2017 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 0

Weekly Funding Roundup: November 17th, 2017

Hi everyone, check out the newest installment of our Funding link roundup. Here are some resources that may help out those in the process of raising money for their business. Enjoy!   Example of an effective angel network While there are a number of high-quality angel networks, it can be …

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Posted on: November 7, 2017 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 0

Leaders Roundtable: The Entrepreneur’s Secret Weapon

  It’s no secret that as a new entrepreneur, the odds are stacked against you. The latest numbers show that 90% of businesses die out within the first 18 months of operations.   Why do 90% of entrepreneurs fail?   It’s hard to do anything great by yourself. Chances are, …

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Posted on: November 3, 2017 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 0

Driving Innovation At The City Of Campbell River

The City of Campbell River is committed to engaging the growing community of entrepreneurs in the area. We are proud to be a part of The City of Campbell River’s Modern Entrepreneur Series. Here, you’ll learn how to accelerate your business, prepare for fundraising, and use technology to your advantage. …

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