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Posted on: January 6, 2018 Posted by: Nicole Donnelly Comments: 0

What is Growth Hacking?

By Nicole Donnelly, SaltyWaffle.com Say Growth Hacking around a bunch of SEO practitioners and you will likely elicit scowls at very least. You talk to a “social media expert” who’s been in the biz for a while and they’ll poo poo the term as trendy. It’s not scientific enough, it’s …

Posted on: January 5, 2018 Posted by: Hope Yi Comments: 0

Collaborative Capital Raising Programs for Women Entrepreneurs

Despite rising interest, women are still underrepresented and underserved as investors — barriers to entry seem high, and knowing where and how to start can be difficult. The RAISE Collective is a community of female investors whose purpose is to change the gender ratio in innovation and funding by leveling …

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Posted on: January 4, 2018 Posted by: Chin Chang Comments: 0

Weekly Tech Roundup: January 4, 2018

Happy New Year! See how the year is starting off in the wonderful world of Tech. 1. Canadians are most active women entrepreneurs in the world Women in Canada more likely to open their own businesses than in any other nation, according to global report. Read More 2. How Canada’s …

Posted on: January 3, 2018 Posted by: Hope Yi Comments: 0

Expanding the Spring Leader’s Roundtable Program

Spring is thrilled to be partnering once again with the City of Campbell River and their Modern Entrepreneur Series in 2018! With this series, we will be supporting the startup community in Campbell River with growing their businesses through workshops, resources and Leader’s Roundtables. They will be hosting a number of …

Posted on: December 22, 2017 Posted by: Hope Yi Comments: 0

10 Days of Gratitude – Our Community Partners!

Our final shoutout for this season goes out to our AMAZING community partners! Spring is thrilled to have an incredible list of community partners that come along side our entrepreneurs in support of their growth. Futurpreneur, NRC, and Women’s Enterprise Centre bring funding and a wealth of support to entrepreneurs. …

Posted on: December 22, 2017 Posted by: Hope Yi Comments: 0

10 Days of Gratitude – VANTEC

Spring thanks, VANTEC, Vancouver’s original angel network, with E-Fund and many others getting their start from VANTEC over the years. Spring companies have been able to pitch, and raise investment, from the VANTEC community since our inception, and they are one of the most active groups in the Pacific Northwest …

Posted on: December 21, 2017 Posted by: Hope Yi Comments: 0

10 Days of Gratitude – Vancouver Economic Commission

Today we do a special shoutout to The Vancouver Economic Commission (VEC) who has been partnering with Spring for 3 years! They are dedicated to supporting entrepreneurs at the intersection of impact and technology. Their innovative spirit has allowed Spring to support entrepreneurs across a range of industries, with a …

Spring Activator Weekly Idea Roundup
Posted on: December 21, 2017 Posted by: Chin Chang Comments: 0

Weekly Tech Roundup: December 21, 2017

Check out this week’s Tech Roundup and get the scoop on the latest tech trends and news before 2017 wraps up. 1. Foodee named one of Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50™ companies Foodee, a leading corporate meal delivery service who secured $10M in Series A financing this year from investors including BDC Capital …

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Posted on: December 20, 2017 Posted by: Hope Yi Comments: 0

10 Days of Gratitude – Active Impact Investments

Spring extends our thanks to Mike Winterfield and Active Impact Investments for all the support and expert advice they have provided for our entrepreneurs. Mike’s commitment to the companies as Spring’s Entrepreneur-in-Residence, holding open office hours and always being available for our alumni have been crucial in supporting the entire …