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Posted on: December 8, 2017 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 1

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 …

Posted on: November 14, 2017 Posted by: Maxine Bulloch Comments: 2

Welcome Spring’s Newest Partner: MNP LLP

Happy Monday! We have some big news that we’d like to share today. Today, we would like to welcome our newest partner, MNP LLP, to the Spring Family! We’ve asked them a couple questions below for you to get to know them better.   1) What does MNP do, and …

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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. …

Posted on: October 19, 2017 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 0

Spring and New Ventures BC: Introducing the Virtual Funding Workshop

In partnership with New Ventures BC, we’ve created the Virtual Funding Workshop, designed for early-stage, post-launch businesses in all communities looking to raise capital. As an entrepreneur, you will reach a point in your business where you will need to invest in equipment, talent acquisition, and office space in order …

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Posted on: October 17, 2017 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 2

Welcoming Our New Partners Radical I/O To The Spring Community

Radical I/O is a mobile and web app development agency based right here in Vancouver B.C. The (growing!) team of 11 is led by husband and wife team, Ian and Briana who founded Radical I/O in 2014. Radical I/O is passionate about delivering purpose over profit in a tech environment. …

Posted on: October 6, 2017 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 0

Spring Activator Becomes A Certified B Corp

  At Spring Activator, impact means fostering social, environmental, and financial sustainability into all of the businesses we work with. 3 years ago, we founded Spring with the vision of making impact mainstream. We’ve supported 450+ local entrepreneurs, 225+ companies, has helped create more than 300 jobs in our local …