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investors
Posted on: March 25, 2018 Posted by: Chin Chang Comments: 0

3 Secrets To Pitching Investors (that they will never admit works!)

There’s lots of advice going around about how to create the perfect pitch. This is not about the perfect pitch. This is about secrets – secrets you’ll never hear from investors or advisors: Secret 1: Don’t follow a template! There are guides on what needs to be included in a pitch deck, …

Posted on: March 23, 2018 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 0

Funding Roundup – Mar 23, 2018

This instalment of the funding roundup includes a couple of big investment centric conferences, an update on grant funding in Canada, and a pitch event for BC entrepreneurs. 1. Big Ideas to Change the world: Meet funders at Katipult Katipult Future Fest 2018 is happening in Oslo May 14-16th. Join this …

How to Meet Influential People
Posted on: March 16, 2018 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 0

How to Meet Influential People

As an entrepreneur, you’re fearless when it comes to your business – you get it done! So why does connecting with successful and influential people seem so daunting? We debunk that myth by breaking down the steps it takes to actually meet that ideal investor, partner or mentor. If there’s …

Spring Activator Weekly Idea Roundup
Posted on: March 15, 2018 Posted by: Chin Chang Comments: 0

Weekly Tech Roundup – Mar 15, 2018

In this week’s Tech Roundup, check out a handy Seed Deck template from YCombinator, a new chrome extension to help you donate to charities, a burger flipping robot fry cook, a list of Accelerators and Incubators in Canada (Including our own Impact Startup Visa Program) and how to get people …

Posted on: March 14, 2018 Posted by: Guest Comments: 0

An Open Letter To My Future Clients

By Jamie Purches, Owner and Art Director The letter below wasn’t written by me. It was written by Blair Enns, the BC based speaker, author, and founder of Win Without Pitching. I orginally stumbled across this letter back in 2011 on the blog over at Industrial Brand and I went from …

Spring Activator Weekly Idea Roundup
Posted on: March 12, 2018 Posted by: Hope Yi Comments: 0

Weekly Marketing Roundup: Mar 12, 2018

Advertising on Facebook can be the perfect tool to boost your brand and sales, or it can sometimes become a money pit and the bane of all your marketing efforts. This marketing roundup tackles all thing Facebook Ads from audience, costs, images and videos. 1. How to Use the Facebook …

Spring Activator Weekly Idea Roundup
Posted on: March 8, 2018 Posted by: Chin Chang Comments: 0

Weekly Tech Roundup: Mar 8, 2018

Starting your own business is never easy, this week we highlight articles on how to make your start up eco-friendly, the hurdles of being an entrepreneur and operating as an early stage start-up. This tech roundup also takes a look at Spotify’s billion dollar IPO and a cool new startup, …

Posted on: March 2, 2018 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 0

Top 13 Do’s and Don’ts of Business Introductions

First impressions are crucial for any business and can have a huge impact on your reputation and chance of success. Be memorable for all the right reasons with our top do’s and don’ts for introductions. Put your best foot forwards and make key connections with these guidelines. Keith Ippel, CEO …

Spring Activator Weekly Idea Roundup
Posted on: March 1, 2018 Posted by: Chin Chang Comments: 0

Weekly Tech Roundup: Mar 1, 2018

A collection of real fundraising decks to learn from, a city by city review of startup funding, managing remote teams, creating inclusive workplaces and Walmart’s new grocery delivery service; you’re not going to want to miss this week’s jam packed Tech Roundup. 1. Startup Pitch Decks A collection of real …