Category: Resources

incorporation
Posted on: May 8, 2018 Posted by: Chin Chang Comments: 3

The Comprehensive Guide To Raising Good Seed Capital

 To start, let’s clarify a few things about Spring, and about raising money: We’re not investors – the advice we give here will support you in raising a round that’s most beneficial for YOU, not to try to prime you for expectations of dilution that investors are looking for. …

Investor
Posted on: April 13, 2018 Posted by: Chin Chang Comments: 0

7 Traits to Score a Unicorn…investor that is.

In my last article, 3 Secrets to Pitching Investors, I covered some tips to keep in mind when you’re preparing your investor pitch. Not all investors are alike, however, and as great as it is to get that golden opportunity to pitch, you need be prepared to vet your investor if …

Raising a Round
Posted on: April 9, 2018 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 0

Slideshare: Making Time for your Round

Getting Ready to Raise a Round Getting ready to raise for a round can be daunting for an entrepreneur. The process can be time consuming, challenging and nerve wracking. We’ve created a Slideshare with our top tips and strategies for making time for a successful and fruitful round as well …

Posted on: March 30, 2018 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 2

Capitalizing on an Employee Stock Option Plan

Employee Stock Option Plans grant stock options to employees of a company and many organizations use them to compensate, retain and attract employees. Stock options give employees a sense of ownership in the company by offering employees the right to buy a certain amount of company shares at a predetermined …

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: 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!

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 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 …

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 …

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 …