Tag: venture capital

incorporation
Posted on: May 8, 2018 Posted by: Chin Chang Comments: 3

The Comprehensive Guide To Raising Good Seed Capital

 To start, let’s clarify a few things about Spring, and about raising money: We’re not investors – the advice we give here will support you in raising a round that’s most beneficial for YOU, not to try to prime you for expectations of dilution that investors are looking for. …

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 …

Weekly Idea Roundup Spring
Posted on: April 5, 2018 Posted by: Chin Chang Comments: 3

Weekly Tech Roundup: April 5, 2018

This week’s Tech Roundup features some big names like Dave Asprey or Bulletproof Coffee, Finhaven, Hootsuite, Shopify, SFU and then takes you down an eye opening Twitter thread from a privacy expert… Don’t miss it. #TechThursdays 1. The CEO of Bulletproof Coffee shares why he left Silicon Valley and moved …

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 …

Spring Activator Weekly Idea Roundup
Posted on: February 1, 2018 Posted by: Chin Chang Comments: 0

Weekly Tech Roundup: Feb 1, 2018

1. Government Accepting Applications for $400 Million Venture Capital Catalyst Initiative The Canadian government is accepting expressions of interest for its $400 million Venture Capital Catalyst Initiative starting today. The $400 million — managed by BDC over three years — will be given to VCs that meet specific criteria. Read …

Spring Activator Weekly Idea Roundup
Posted on: December 19, 2017 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 0

Weekly Funding Roundup: December 19, 2017

Hi everyone, as we head into the holidays here’s a few important updates and trend signals for you. 1. Rise of impact Seed Funds Impact investing continues to grow, and the breadth and depth is starting to become really interesting for both entrepreneurs as well as investors that can come alongside. Read …

Weekly Idea Roundup Spring
Posted on: November 3, 2017 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 0

Weekly Funding Roundup: November 3rd, 2017

  Hi everyone, the weekly funding round-up is back with a couple of great items   Do you have European investors in your target list? This new website, started in The Netherlands, could be a fit. Looks like a great complement to AngelList. Try and let me know what you think – …