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Weekly Idea Roundup Spring
Posted on: February 19, 2018 Posted by: Hope Yi Comments: 0

Weekly Marketing Roundup: Feb 19, 2018

This week’s Marketing Roundup will take a look at advertising on Facebook and LinkedIn, a Marketing Optimization Week resource, Landing Page science and B2B writing. Enjoy! 1. The Official Facebook Advertising Playbook 2018 Let’s face it, there’s a ton of noise in the advertising space right now, especially advertising on …

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

Weekly Tech Roundup: Feb 8, 2018

Our Tech Roundup this week looks at the process of reducing churn within your business, a few Vancouver companies, Avigilon and Just Order Enterprise, Mr. Amaozon, Jeff Bezos and how to make your next one-on-one meeting more effective. 1. A Systematic Approach to Reducing Churn Understanding the core drivers of …

Posted on: January 31, 2018 Posted by: Hope Yi Comments: 0

IMPACT Startup Visa Spotlight: Lolaguide

This week, we are pleased to introduce our next IMPACT Startup Visa company – Lolaguide! Lolaguide is a Brazilian/Canadian Startup founded in 2015. Initially, their main goal was to provide the best platform for Brazilian travellers to experience the world through awesome and unique activities conducted by local guides. Now, …

Spring Activator Weekly Idea Roundup
Posted on: January 25, 2018 Posted by: Chin Chang Comments: 0

Weekly Tech Roundup: January 25, 2018

1. Why service is the most important part of SaaS Too many startups focus on the first S in SaaS, but they forget all about the second one. When software and service aren’t equal priorities, it’s impossible to build a successful company. Read More 2. 6 Tips for Managing a …

Spring Activator Weekly Idea Roundup
Posted on: January 22, 2018 Posted by: Hope Yi Comments: 0

Weekly Marketing Roundup: January 22, 2018

Changes and new features are now popping up on some of our favourite social platfoms. This week we look at the changes to Facebook, new WhatsApp and Instagram features as well as how to reach your ideal customers and champion for change using social media. 1.  Facebook moves to ‘fix’ …

Posted on: January 17, 2018 Posted by: Hope Yi Comments: 0

The Stranger Things of Closing Investors

By Paul BrassardManaging Partner – Volition Spoiler alert: this piece was inspired by Stranger Things – proceed with caution. I’m often asked how to close investors. To be honest, the way I do it is a bit upside down from what I know to be the norm. The norm that …

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 …

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 …

Spring Activator Weekly Idea Roundup
Posted on: December 19, 2017 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 0

Weekly Funding Roundup: December 19, 2017

Hi everyone, as we head into the holidays here’s a few important updates and trend signals for you. 1. Rise of impact Seed Funds Impact investing continues to grow, and the breadth and depth is starting to become really interesting for both entrepreneurs as well as investors that can come alongside. Read …