Tag: startup

Spring Activator Weekly Idea Roundup
Posted on: February 8, 2018 Posted by: Chin Chang Comments: 0

Weekly Tech Roundup: Feb 8, 2018

Our Tech Roundup this week looks at the process of reducing churn within your business, a few Vancouver companies, Avigilon and Just Order Enterprise, Mr. Amaozon, Jeff Bezos and how to make your next one-on-one meeting more effective. 1. A Systematic Approach to Reducing Churn Understanding the core drivers of …

Posted on: February 6, 2018 Posted by: Hope Yi Comments: 0

IMPACT Startup Visa Spotlight: Pineapple Prints

As we continue to feature each of our IMPACT Startup Visa companies, we’re excited to introduce Pineapple Prints from Poland!   The Beginning While planning their own wedding a few years ago, Kate and Kamil couldn’t find any unique and original wedding invitations that suited their taste. They decided to …

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 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 …

Spring Activator Weekly Idea Roundup
Posted on: January 25, 2018 Posted by: Chin Chang Comments: 0

Weekly Tech Roundup: January 25, 2018

1. Why service is the most important part of SaaS Too many startups focus on the first S in SaaS, but they forget all about the second one. When software and service aren’t equal priorities, it’s impossible to build a successful company. Read More 2. 6 Tips for Managing a …

Posted on: January 23, 2018 Posted by: Hope Yi Comments: 0

IMPACT Startup Visa Spotlight: Sport on Campus

One of our newly immigrated companies all the way from France, Sport on Campus, actively connects students globally with campuses, sports programs and scholarships in North America. They put the campus at the center of the concept and at the heart of the student’s choice. Sport on Campus profiles each …

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 …

Weekly Idea Roundup Spring
Posted on: January 18, 2018 Posted by: Chin Chang Comments: 0

Weekly Tech Roundup: January 18, 2018

This week, we keep on trend in the crazy world of blockchain and cryptocurrency, some great reads for startups, the gender pay gap and Dropbox. 1. Could Vancouver become a global cryptocurrency hub? Vancouver could become the centre of the exploding blockchain and cryptocurrency market, industry insiders say. Cyptocurrencies have …

Weekly Idea Roundup Spring
Posted on: January 15, 2018 Posted by: Hope Yi Comments: 0

Weekly Marketing Roundup: January 15, 2018

This week’s marketing roundup looks at some actionable items to improve your marketing game. Improve your metrics, advertising copy, automate your marketing activities and create an effective launch.  1. 6 Engagement Marketing Metrics & How to Improve Them It’s not just about letting your customers feel heard. Engagement metrics, while often …

Feeding Growth - Spring Partners
Posted on: January 14, 2018 Posted by: Hope Yi Comments: 0

Catering to your Conscious Food and Beverage Business

Starting a food and beverage business is not easy. It can be even more challenging when you are producing a socially conscious, and progressive product. But with the right support, foodpreneurs can successfully build and grow their progressive food businesses. Feeding Growth Meet our incredible new partner, Feeding Growth. An initiative …