Tag: impact

Spring Wide Impact
Posted on: September 27, 2018 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 0

Moving the Dial: Spring Activator Releases Inaugural Impact Report

At Spring Activator, impact means fostering social, environmental, and financial sustainability into all of the businesses we work with. Since 2014, we’ve supported 700+ entrepreneurs, helped created more than 300 companies and jobs and enabled early-stage funding of over $16 million to be raised. Today, we are thrilled to release …

entrepreneurship
Posted on: July 13, 2018 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 0

Spring Around the World: Swiss Entrepreneurship Peer Exchange

I had the opportunity to spend a week in Switzerland for the Swiss EP Peer Exchange Program. 24 people leading incubators, accelerators, and coworking spaces around the world converged to help each other develop thriving ecosystems in their respective countries while creating sustainable organizations. Here’s what I took from that …

Bench Bookkeeping
Posted on: June 19, 2018 Posted by: Hope Yi Comments: 0

Welcoming Bench To The Spring Community

Vancouver-based Bench, the largest bookkeeping service for small businesses and independent professionals in America, announced in February that  it had expanded its services in Canada following a $18 million USD Series B-1 ($23 million CAD). Bench, co-founded 5 years ago by Vancouver native Ian Crosby, is British Columbia’s fastest growing …

Impact Hub
Posted on: May 17, 2018 Posted by: Maxine Bulloch Comments: 0

Welcome to new City Partner – Impact Hub San José, Costa Rica

We are absolutely delighted to welcome aboard Impact Hub San José as our newest City Partner. We will be working together to support the Hub in the development of their entrepreneur ecosystem which is thriving and growing by the moment. What are your main goals for the Spring and Impact Hub San José …

Posted on: March 23, 2018 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 0

Funding Roundup – Mar 23, 2018

This instalment of the funding roundup includes a couple of big investment centric conferences, an update on grant funding in Canada, and a pitch event for BC entrepreneurs. 1. Big Ideas to Change the world: Meet funders at Katipult Katipult Future Fest 2018 is happening in Oslo May 14-16th. Join this …

Posted on: January 19, 2018 Posted by: Hope Yi Comments: 0

Alumni Spotlight: See Together Media

In a nutshell, what do you do? See Together Media produces and spreads high quality video content for impact-businesses. While most marketing is designed to “sell” people or excite them to take an action, our content is designed to inspire people to take an action by digging deep to find …

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 …

Spring- Faris Khalifeh- Quiet Leadership Coach
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.