Spring Family: John Bokla

Spring Family: John Bokla

Who: John Bokla, CEO and founder of i3D.club. i3D is an online education platform getting teachers and students started in the world of 3D design and 3D printing. How did you first come to Spring: I am originally from Kamloops and moved because Vancouver is full of incredible and innovative people, and that is hard to find

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Spring Family: Will Richman + Brandon Pizzacalla,

Who: Will Richman and Brandon Pizzacalla, cofounder of Tulebox. Tulebox is a new startup that helps you discover the perfect software for your company.  How did you first come to Spring: We attended Kick 9 and loved it!  How is your company changing the world for the better: Some food for thought: “If your company existed 10 years

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Spring Family: Michael Vogel

Who: Michael Vogel, CEO and co-founder of Netcoins. Netcoins is a virtual bitcoin ATM for retail stores. Basically the app we’ve created allows us to turn any device (phone, computer, tablet…) into a bitcoin ATM where anyone can purchase from. We want to make it easier for newcomers to buy bitcoins, and have found that most

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Spring Family: Andrew Kalek

Who: Andrew Kalek has been developing computer/web/mobile applications for the last 15 years. Most of Andrew’s education has been self-taught, although he has finished a 3-year diploma for Computer Science Technology at Sheridan College in a single year. Andrew’s passions lie in programming, mostly in Ruby, as well as, small electronics. He has been building custom

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Spring Family: Kevin Kimoto

Who: Kevin Kimoto, co-founder of Uproot. Uproot is an organization dedicated to creating a world where nothing is wasted. They’re starting by reclaiming wood that would have otherwise wound up in the landfill and creating a marketplace built on zero waste. How did you first come to Spring: My journey to Spring has happened by chance. I

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Spring Family: Brianne Miller, Zero Waste Market

Next up in the Spring Family series is Brianne Miller, one of our amazing Kick alumni. We’re also thrilled to mention that Brianne was accepted into RADIUS Ventures’ Slingshot Accelerator Program last fall! Who: Brianne Miller, CEO and Founder of Zero Waste Market. Our mission is to cultivate a more sustainable food system by eliminating as much

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Spring Family: Jennifer Li, MuseFind

Welcome to our new weekly feature! Starting this week we’ll be showcasing members and organizations within the Spring Family and grilling them on the ins and outs of starting a business while changing the world for the better! Who: Jennifer Li, CEO/Cofounder of MuseFind and one of Spring’s first Kick Incubator alumni! Her and her team

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How to Personalize Mentorship at Scale

Need personalized mentorship NOW? Apply to Kick Incubator, next cohort begins January 19! One of the best parts of mentoring budding startups is the opportunity to meet so many amazing people from so many different industries and backgrounds. And they’re almost all at different stages of their lives. The eager students getting ready to take on

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Kick – Next Cohort starts on Oct 27th 2015

The Program Influenced by the Lean Startup Movement, Kick is designed to foster your ability to think differently in your startup journey towards developing innovative products and disrupting marketplaces. Taught by Vancouver’s  best instructors, this program delivers the knowledge you need to build a lean startup. You’ll also hone your ideas  generating and implementing skills.

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