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Feeding Growth - Spring Partners
Posted on: January 14, 2018 Posted by: Hope Yi Comments: 0

Catering to your Conscious Food and Beverage Business

Starting a food and beverage business is not easy. It can be even more challenging when you are producing a socially conscious, and progressive product. But with the right support, foodpreneurs can successfully build and grow their progressive food businesses. Feeding Growth Meet our incredible new partner, Feeding Growth. An initiative …

Posted on: January 13, 2018 Posted by: Hope Yi Comments: 0

IMPACT Startup Visa Spotlight: Schoccolatta

Who loves chocolate? What about delicious SWISS chocolate? How about premium RAW, ORGANIC, VEGAN Swiss chocolate that is gluten free, nut free and uses a low glycemic sweetener?  Schoccolatta Meet Monika Wacker and Schoccolatta who are part of our IMPACT StartUp Visa program and have moved to Vancouver all the way from …

Posted on: January 12, 2018 Posted by: Hope Yi Comments: 0

Real World Projects, Real World Impact

As a startup or small business, aside from trying to make a difference in the world with your product or service, many of us have little time or resources to dedicate to website or app development or extensive marketing efforts. It can also be a challenge to find the right …

Spring Activator Weekly Idea Roundup
Posted on: January 11, 2018 Posted by: Chin Chang Comments: 0

Weekly Tech Roundup: January 11, 2018

In this edition of the Tech Roundup, we talk Uber, Michelle Obama and Spotify, UBC and the top advice for entrepreneurs. 1. Uber to address Vancouver all-party ride-hailing committee on Monday An all-party committee will hear from Uber and others with a stake in ride-hailing on  Monday as it prepares for …

Posted on: January 10, 2018 Posted by: Hope Yi Comments: 0

Bringing Spring’s Global Impact Philosophy to the Health Tech Industry

The Health and Technology District in Surrey is one of BC’s most rapidly growing and dynamic new health tech sector located in Surrey’s emerging innovation ecosystem. It is a unique collaborative cluster of multinational and start-up companies, international partners, clinical and research facilities, scientists, innovators and entrepreneurs, working in partnership to …

Posted on: January 9, 2018 Posted by: Hope Yi Comments: 2

Spring IMPACT StartUp Visa Program ready for inaugural cohort

Vancouver is one of the best places in the world to start and grow an impact business. Boasting a rich ecosystem of social enterprises, resources and community, it is an ideal home for committed and growing impact startups who want to make the world a better place. The Program Last …

Spring Activator Weekly Idea Roundup
Posted on: January 8, 2018 Posted by: Hope Yi Comments: 0

Weekly Marketing Roundup: January 8, 2018

In January, our team takes time to review and reflect on our marketing plan for the new year. In this roundup, you can read about marketing plans, strategy, content marketing, landing pages and email campaigns to get up to date with best practices for 2018.  1. The aftermath of the …

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 …

Weekly Idea Roundup Spring
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 …