Tag: startup

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 …

Weekly Idea Roundup Spring
Posted on: June 18, 2018 Posted by: Hope Yi Comments: 0

Marketing Roundup – Jun 18, 2018

This Marketing Roundup features entrepreneurial successes, Warby Parker and Ring, user centric marketing, the state of social isolation and social media today & Bill Gate’s top 5 books to read this summer. #MarketingMondays 1. Over 400 Startups Are Trying to Become the Next Warby Parker. Inside the Wild Race to …

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 …

Spring Activator Weekly Idea Roundup
Posted on: April 26, 2018 Posted by: Chin Chang Comments: 0

Weekly Tech Roundup: April 26, 2018

More on Jobs Theory, Impostor Syndrome, the growth of Vancouver’s FinTech ecosystem, how to email busy people, and Adecco’s acquisition of General Assembly all feature in this week’s Tech Roundup. #TechThursdays 1. The Five Types Of Impostor Syndrome And How To Beat Them Many high achievers share a dirty little …

Spring Activator Weekly Idea Roundup
Posted on: April 13, 2018 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 0

Funding Roundup – Apr 13, 2018

Hi everyone, it’s time for the next instalment of the funding roundup. #FundingFridays 1. Understanding Silicon Valley & how it will help your round Serial Entrepreneur Michelle Messina and recovering Venture Capitalist Jonathan Baer give you an inside look at Silicon Valley. It’s a great read and the tips on …

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 …

Velometro 2
Posted on: April 4, 2018 Posted by: Hope Yi Comments: 0

Alumni Spotlight: VeloMetro

Have you heard of Veemo? It’s an exciting new way to get around and a pilot fleet has recently launched at the University of British Columbia campus! The service will serve up to 65,000 students, residents, and UBC affiliates in easily moving around campus. In this spotlight, we meet the company …