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Spring Activator Weekly Idea Roundup
Posted on: January 25, 2018 Posted by: Chin Chang Comments: 0

Weekly Tech Roundup: January 25, 2018

1. Why service is the most important part of SaaS Too many startups focus on the first S in SaaS, but they forget all about the second one. When software and service aren’t equal priorities, it’s impossible to build a successful company. Read More 2. 6 Tips for Managing a …

Posted on: January 24, 2018 Posted by: Hope Yi Comments: 0

Cleantech Capital Mentorship Program

Accelerating Cleantech Investments in 2018 Spring is excited to be partnering with the Vancouver Economic Commission, NRC-IRAP, Pangea Ventures and Globe Series. This Cleantech focused installment of the Capital Mentorship Program offers a four-week program for up to 16 cleantech entrepreneurs. From January 26 through March 7, the Cleantech Capital Mentorship …

Posted on: January 23, 2018 Posted by: Hope Yi Comments: 0

IMPACT Startup Visa Spotlight: Sport on Campus

One of our newly immigrated companies all the way from France, Sport on Campus, actively connects students globally with campuses, sports programs and scholarships in North America. They put the campus at the center of the concept and at the heart of the student’s choice. Sport on Campus profiles each …

Spring Activator Weekly Idea Roundup
Posted on: January 22, 2018 Posted by: Hope Yi Comments: 0

Weekly Marketing Roundup: January 22, 2018

Changes and new features are now popping up on some of our favourite social platfoms. This week we look at the changes to Facebook, new WhatsApp and Instagram features as well as how to reach your ideal customers and champion for change using social media. 1.  Facebook moves to ‘fix’ …

Posted on: January 20, 2018 Posted by: Spring Community Comments: 0

Save Money: Perks & Discounts For Spring Members

Becoming a Member at Spring comes with a whole bundle of opportunities for growing entrepreneurs. For example, you can talk strategy with our Entrepreneur in Residence; get legal, accounting, and insurance advice from partners; and attend exclusive startup events in the Vancouver area.

We’ve also partnered up with a whole range of companies that offer useful services, tools, and products to offer you a selection of perks and benefits that will help you save money whilst building your business. Check them out below!

Posted on: January 19, 2018 Posted by: Hope Yi Comments: 0

Alumni Spotlight: See Together Media

In a nutshell, what do you do? See Together Media produces and spreads high quality video content for impact-businesses. While most marketing is designed to “sell” people or excite them to take an action, our content is designed to inspire people to take an action by digging deep to find …

Weekly Idea Roundup Spring
Posted on: January 18, 2018 Posted by: Chin Chang Comments: 0

Weekly Tech Roundup: January 18, 2018

This week, we keep on trend in the crazy world of blockchain and cryptocurrency, some great reads for startups, the gender pay gap and Dropbox. 1. Could Vancouver become a global cryptocurrency hub? Vancouver could become the centre of the exploding blockchain and cryptocurrency market, industry insiders say. Cyptocurrencies have …

Posted on: January 17, 2018 Posted by: Hope Yi Comments: 0

The Stranger Things of Closing Investors

By Paul BrassardManaging Partner – Volition Spoiler alert: this piece was inspired by Stranger Things – proceed with caution. I’m often asked how to close investors. To be honest, the way I do it is a bit upside down from what I know to be the norm. The norm that …

Weekly Idea Roundup Spring
Posted on: January 16, 2018 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 0

Weekly Social Impact Roundup: January 16, 2018

I’m thrilled to begin a regular series updating you on the top stories, news, and trends in the world of impact entrepreneurship. Give me your suggestions and comments on what to share in future instalments! 1. Tell your story to the world  Next Billion, one of the most read blogs …

Weekly Idea Roundup Spring
Posted on: January 15, 2018 Posted by: Hope Yi Comments: 0

Weekly Marketing Roundup: January 15, 2018

This week’s marketing roundup looks at some actionable items to improve your marketing game. Improve your metrics, advertising copy, automate your marketing activities and create an effective launch.  1. 6 Engagement Marketing Metrics & How to Improve Them It’s not just about letting your customers feel heard. Engagement metrics, while often …