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Empowering Workplace Culture Q&A with Stephanie Jhala

tephanie is a multidisciplinary and creative force in the realm of business, social impact and leadership. She’s the founder of THE PACK girl gang, a community empowering women to reach their ultimate goals and, an online leadership program and mastermind group for the boldest purpose-driven CEO’s and founders (launching soon).

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Welcome to SpringU: Jeff Hemmett

We’re excited to introduce Jeff as the newest addition to SpringU team. Jeff will be wearing many hats, with main focus on business development and admissions. Read on to learn about Jeff and get in touch with him at jeff@spring.is

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Good Co-founders are the Hardest Pokémon to Catch

here is a common belief amongst entrepreneurs that having a co-founder is essential for building a business. This presumption has become something of a cookie cutter answer for any business problem — one which we believe is costing entrepreneurs far more time, pain and money than it’s worth.

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4 Not To Be Missed Events At Startup City: IMPACT

This week, along with our partners at Vancouver Economic Commission, we are showcasing, educating and connecting like-minded entrepreneurs in Vancouver who want to change the world, and we can’t wait to see you at some (or all!) of the fantastic events we have lined up. Here are the ones not to be missed.

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Welcome To Spring: Sana Kapadia

We’re excited to announce that Sana Kapadia is the newest member of the Spring Team! She will be helping to expand our FUNDING and Capital Raising Bootcamp programs.

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Spring Family: Jonathan Natavio

Jonathan Natavio, CEO/Founder of Porter. Porter is Canada’s first on-demand, personal concierge platform helping busy individuals manage and organize their errands and chores.

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Why Good Advice is Worth The Price

As an entrepreneur, and as the Program Manager at Spring it comes as no surprise to me that entrepreneurs like to get whatever help they can for free. We tend to have the general misconception that we have what it takes, we can learn the ropes as it goes along, and we’re the exception that will succeed where all others fail.

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3 Things To Help Win And “Win” On StartupBus

Spring is excited to support the first Vancouver StartupBus this May! And in “Impact Valley” style, Vancouver’s bus will be impact and social enterprise focused, so bring your A-game and get ready to change the world. But to help you get on the right track, we’ve enlisted Rui Da Costa to give us his pro tips on winning and “winning” on the StartupBus.

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Accelerating Global Impact – Our Acquisition of Kick Incubator

On this day we are proud to announce our acquisition of Kick Incubator and the creation of Spring. We have been working with Fledge LLC and have been their largest licensee over the last two years. During that time we’ve supported over 140 aspiring entrepreneurs to launch 110+ businesses and create over 70 jobs. With all that progress you may ask why we wanted to purchase Kick. Let me share our story, and my ask.

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