Tag: entrepreneurship

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!

Weekly Idea Roundup Spring
Posted on: January 18, 2018 Posted by: Chin Chang Comments: 0

Weekly Tech Roundup: January 18, 2018

This week, we keep on trend in the crazy world of blockchain and cryptocurrency, some great reads for startups, the gender pay gap and Dropbox.  1. Could Vancouver become a global cryptocurrency hub? Vancouver could become the centre of the exploding blockchain and cryptocurrency market, industry insiders say. Cyptocurrencies have …

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 …

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: 0

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 …

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 …

Posted on: January 3, 2018 Posted by: Hope Yi Comments: 0

Expanding the Spring Leader’s Roundtable Program

Spring is thrilled to be partnering once again with the City of Campbell River and their Modern Entrepreneur Series in 2018! With this series, we will be supporting the startup community in Campbell River with growing their businesses through workshops, resources and Leader’s Roundtables. They will be hosting a number of …

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 …