Tag: fundraising

incorporation
Posted on: May 8, 2018 Posted by: Chin Chang Comments: 1

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 …

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, …

Spring Activator Weekly Idea Roundup
Posted on: March 1, 2018 Posted by: Chin Chang Comments: 0

Weekly Tech Roundup: Mar 1, 2018

A collection of real fundraising decks to learn from, a city by city review of startup funding, managing remote teams, creating inclusive workplaces and Walmart’s new grocery delivery service; you’re not going to want to miss this week’s jam packed Tech Roundup. 1. Startup Pitch Decks A collection of real …

Spring Activator Weekly Idea Roundup
Posted on: February 2, 2018 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 0

Weekly Funding Roundup: Feb 2, 2018

Hi everyone, here’s the latest installment of my Funding Roundup. 1. Funds and investors leading in diversity2. A global movement of funding and startups in Africa3. Practical advice post-round4. A pitch opportunity for CleanTech Companies at the Globe 2018 Conference. 1. Diversity, and accountability, in VC Funds I had the opportunity …

Posted on: January 24, 2018 Posted by: Hope Yi Comments: 0

Cleantech Capital Mentorship Program

Accelerating Cleantech Investments in 2018 Spring is excited to be partnering with the Vancouver Economic Commission, NRC-IRAP, Pangea Ventures and Globe Series. This Cleantech focused installment of the Capital Mentorship Program offers a four-week program for up to 16 cleantech entrepreneurs. From January 26 through March 7, the Cleantech Capital Mentorship …

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 …

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Posted on: November 3, 2017 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 0

Weekly Funding Roundup: November 3rd, 2017

  Hi everyone, the weekly funding round-up is back with a couple of great items   Do you have European investors in your target list? This new website, started in The Netherlands, could be a fit. Looks like a great complement to AngelList. Try and let me know what you think – …

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Posted on: August 9, 2017 Posted by: Spring Community Comments: 0

Get Your Finance Questions Answered by Vancity

One of the many benefits of joining Spring’s Global Impact Community Membership Program is the range of support available to you at whatever stage you are in building your business.

As a member, you’ll have the opportunity to meet with industry experts 1-on-1 who can provide you with support on topics such as accounting, law, financing, and more.