Tag: startup

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 …

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 …

Posted on: March 30, 2018 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 2

Capitalizing on an Employee Stock Option Plan

Employee Stock Option Plans grant stock options to employees of a company and many organizations use them to compensate, retain and attract employees. Stock options give employees a sense of ownership in the company by offering employees the right to buy a certain amount of company shares at a predetermined …

Spring Activator Weekly Idea Roundup
Posted on: March 29, 2018 Posted by: Chin Chang Comments: 0

Weekly Tech Roundup – Mar 29, 2018

The state of the Artificial Intelligence Ecosystem in Canada, how to innovate in your organization, Open Angel, Hootsuite and WeWork are all featured in this week’s Tech Roundup. Get up to date on all the latest tech news with our weekly #TechThursdays! 1. Techstars Amplifies Montreal’s Burgeoning AI Ecosystem Montreal …

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 …

Spring Activator Weekly Idea Roundup
Posted on: March 26, 2018 Posted by: Hope Yi Comments: 0

Marketing Roundup – Mar 26, 2018

We all know marketing isn’t just about content, this week we look at using automation, new ad products, old-school marketing tactics and key tracking metrics and data that you need to watch closely. #MarketingMondays 1. 6 Automation Rules to Skyrocket Your Email Marketing Performance Email marketing is surely the most …

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 …

How to Meet Influential People
Posted on: March 16, 2018 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 0

How to Meet Influential People

As an entrepreneur, you’re fearless when it comes to your business – you get it done! So why does connecting with successful and influential people seem so daunting? We debunk that myth by breaking down the steps it takes to actually meet that ideal investor, partner or mentor. If there’s …