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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 …

income statement
Posted on: July 5, 2018 Posted by: Guest Comments: 0

What do income statements and balance sheets actually tell you?

By  Ryan Smith   Financial statements may not immediately drum up feelings of elation—but at Bench, we think numbers can bring joy. We put this guide together to help you understand your financial statements and put them to work for your business. We’ll walk you through the difference between income …

Vancity Conscious Public Relations
Posted on: July 4, 2018 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 0

Vancity Member Spotlight: Sandra Nomoto

Vancity is one of Spring’s valued partners and is an active and dedicated supporter of entrepreneurs in Vancouver. Through their Impact Money Finder tool, and continued support of local organizations and events, they support startups and founders. How exactly are they helping entrepreneurs and what can you benefit from becoming …

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 …

Minute Books
Posted on: June 12, 2018 Posted by: Guest Comments: 0

What The F || What the Finance: Minute Books

By  Kwang Lim and James Struthers Too long; didn’t read (TL;DR): minute books are extremely important; if not kept or poorly kept can result in fines, delays, loss of financing, and unnecessary stress; and corporate record keeping is affordable and easy to access. If you don’t know what a minute book …

Life Lapse
Posted on: March 27, 2018 Posted by: Hope Yi Comments: 0

Member Spotlight: Life Lapse

Meet our Leaders Roundtable member, Sarah Boland and her innovative new video app. Life Lapse provides a new way to story tell & capture your journey. It’s kind of like a time-lapse and isn’t at the same time. Check it out! Sarah, why did you create Life Lapse and what is your …

Posted on: February 1, 2018 Posted by: Hope Yi Comments: 0

Member Spotlight: The Dinner Party

Andrea Hill “I help people have a more enjoyable and rewarding dating life.” What is The Dinner Party? The Dinner Party is a heart-centric dating service that connects like-minded and relationship focussed singles, over an amazing meal. Personally curated events are hosted around the city of Vancouver, which entails a …

Posted on: January 30, 2018 Posted by: Hope Yi Comments: 0

Making Calgary a Social Enterprise City

Spring is thrilled to be partnering with INTONOVUS Canada to bring social enterprise and the Leaders Roundtable Programs to Calgary. Learn more about INTONOVUS and what they plan to launch as a part of this exciting new partnership with Spring. Who is INTONOVUS? INTONOVUS Canada is a federally registered not …

Posted on: January 13, 2018 Posted by: Hope Yi Comments: 0

IMPACT Startup Visa Spotlight: Schoccolatta

Who loves chocolate? What about delicious SWISS chocolate? How about premium RAW, ORGANIC, VEGAN Swiss chocolate that is gluten free, nut free and uses a low glycemic sweetener?  Schoccolatta Meet Monika Wacker and Schoccolatta who are part of our IMPACT StartUp Visa program and have moved to Vancouver all the way from …