Author: Keith Ippel

Posted on: April 15, 2020 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 0

How to Recession-Proof Your Capital Raise

Raising money: it’s something that most companies need to do at some point in their journey to launch, finding product-market fit, and unlocking growth. When you’re raising equity investment for your business it’s important to know that this aspect of business is prone to be impacted by a crisis or …

Posted on: December 14, 2018 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 0

Vietnam: An Opportunity for Impact and a Call to Action

  I’ve just come back from my second trip to Vietnam in 6 months. It’s an incredible place. With a population close to 100 million (between official and unofficial estimates), a fast-growing economy, close proximity to more than a third of the world’s population, and one of the highest producers …

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 …

Posted on: March 2, 2018 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 0

Top 13 Do’s and Don’ts of Business Introductions

First impressions are crucial for any business and can have a huge impact on your reputation and chance of success. Be memorable for all the right reasons with our top do’s and don’ts for introductions. Put your best foot forwards and make key connections with these guidelines. Keith Ippel, CEO …

Posted on: December 18, 2017 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 0

10 Days of Gratitude – Jung Financial Services

A big thank you to Karl and Adam Jung of Jung Financial Services! They are always a helpful and welcome presence at the Spring events and have provided in-depth advice to our alumni who come to them with questions. We also want to show our great appreciation for all the hard …

Posted on: December 14, 2017 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 0

10 Days of Gratitude – Thank you, Jones Brown!

As entrepreneurs, it is important to manage health while juggling business. Today, we want to thank our insurance partner, Jones Brown. Not only have they provided our alumni with expertise, explanations and solutions around all things insurance they also support us during Advisory Hours for our entrepreneurs spanning so many …

Posted on: December 13, 2017 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 0

10 Days of Gratitude – Thank you, Dentons!

Today’s shout out goes to Dentons! They have been an incredible support in ensuring that everything runs smoothly for Spring’s Startup Visa program. This was no easy task with the number of complicated documents involved! The program will bring 7 participants from 6 different countries to Vancouver in January to …