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entrepreneurship
Posted on: July 13, 2018 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 0

Spring Around the World: Swiss Entrepreneurship Peer Exchange

I had the opportunity to spend a week in Switzerland for the Swiss EP Peer Exchange Program. 24 people leading incubators, accelerators, and coworking spaces around the world converged to help each other develop thriving ecosystems in their respective countries while creating sustainable organizations. Here’s what I took from that …

Weekly Idea Roundup Spring
Posted on: July 9, 2018 Posted by: Hope Yi Comments: 0

Marketing Roundup – Jul 9, 2018

Strategy vs. Culture, Content Strategy IGTV, Lessons on Scaling Impact, and Gaining Traction are all highlights of July’s Marketing Roundup! Check out the full articles below. #MarketingMondays 1. Strategy Is Culture How you work determines your destiny. Read More 2. Content Strategy for Startups: The Complete Guide How to stop wasting …

income statement
Posted on: July 5, 2018 Posted by: Guest Comments: 0

What do income statements and balance sheets actually tell you?

By  Ryan Smith   Financial statements may not immediately drum up feelings of elation—but at Bench, we think numbers can bring joy. We put this guide together to help you understand your financial statements and put them to work for your business. We’ll walk you through the difference between income …

Vancity Conscious Public Relations
Posted on: July 4, 2018 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 0

Vancity Member Spotlight: Sandra Nomoto

Vancity is one of Spring’s valued partners and is an active and dedicated supporter of entrepreneurs in Vancouver. Through their Impact Money Finder tool, and continued support of local organizations and events, they support startups and founders. How exactly are they helping entrepreneurs and what can you benefit from becoming …

Bench Bookkeeping
Posted on: June 19, 2018 Posted by: Hope Yi Comments: 0

Welcoming Bench To The Spring Community

Vancouver-based Bench, the largest bookkeeping service for small businesses and independent professionals in America, announced in February that  it had expanded its services in Canada following a $18 million USD Series B-1 ($23 million CAD). Bench, co-founded 5 years ago by Vancouver native Ian Crosby, is British Columbia’s fastest growing …

Weekly Idea Roundup Spring
Posted on: June 18, 2018 Posted by: Hope Yi Comments: 0

Marketing Roundup – Jun 18, 2018

This Marketing Roundup features entrepreneurial successes, Warby Parker and Ring, user centric marketing, the state of social isolation and social media today & Bill Gate’s top 5 books to read this summer. #MarketingMondays 1. Over 400 Startups Are Trying to Become the Next Warby Parker. Inside the Wild Race to …

Minute Books
Posted on: June 12, 2018 Posted by: Guest Comments: 0

What The F || What the Finance: Minute Books

By  Kwang Lim and James Struthers Too long; didn’t read (TL;DR): minute books are extremely important; if not kept or poorly kept can result in fines, delays, loss of financing, and unnecessary stress; and corporate record keeping is affordable and easy to access. If you don’t know what a minute book …

Impact Hub
Posted on: May 17, 2018 Posted by: Maxine Bulloch Comments: 0

Welcome to new City Partner – Impact Hub San José, Costa Rica

We are absolutely delighted to welcome aboard Impact Hub San José as our newest City Partner. We will be working together to support the Hub in the development of their entrepreneur ecosystem which is thriving and growing by the moment. What are your main goals for the Spring and Impact Hub San José …

Entrepreneurship
Posted on: May 9, 2018 Posted by: Guest Comments: 0

What The L || What the Law: The Legal Basics of Incorporating

By Harnimrit Sian and Kwang Lim For many entrepreneurs, incorporation is like vegetables before dessert: incorporation usually comes before successfully bringing your amazing business idea to the world. This blog sets out the basic steps of the process so you can get to the sweet stuff, sooner. 1. What is …