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Posted on: October 19, 2017 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 0

Spring and New Ventures BC: Introducing the Virtual Funding Workshop

In partnership with New Ventures BC, we’ve created the Virtual Funding Workshop, designed for early-stage, post-launch businesses in all communities looking to raise capital. As an entrepreneur, you will reach a point in your business where you will need to invest in equipment, talent acquisition, and office space in order …

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Posted on: October 17, 2017 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 2

Welcoming Our New Partners Radical I/O To The Spring Community

Radical I/O is a mobile and web app development agency based right here in Vancouver B.C. The (growing!) team of 11 is led by husband and wife team, Ian and Briana who founded Radical I/O in 2014. Radical I/O is passionate about delivering purpose over profit in a tech environment. …

Posted on: October 6, 2017 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 0

Spring Activator Becomes A Certified B Corp

  At Spring Activator, impact means fostering social, environmental, and financial sustainability into all of the businesses we work with. 3 years ago, we founded Spring with the vision of making impact mainstream. We’ve supported 450+ local entrepreneurs, 225+ companies, has helped create more than 300 jobs in our local …

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Posted on: September 25, 2017 Posted by: Spring Community Comments: 0

5 Tips On Getting Funding When Starting A New Business

There are a dizzying array of choices and limitations to funding a new business, or startup as the term was coined in the technology sector. While it may feel daunting, Keith Ippel, CEO and Cofounder at Spring Activator, helps demystify this confusion quickly with five simple tips.

Posted on: August 30, 2017 Posted by: Spring Community Comments: 0

10 Top Tips about Goal Setting to Grow your Business

As an entrepreneur, you probably have a huge laundry list of to-dos. You might even use project management tools to organize your thoughts. From my experience, I’ve learned that entrepreneurs who set goals and track processes turn out more successful and create stronger company cultures.

In this blog post, we’ll go over why goal setting is important, and how to stay on top of your biggest tasks.

Posted on: August 28, 2017 Posted by: Spring Community Comments: 0

Mobile Application Development: How Long does it Take?

So how long does it really take to build a mobile app? After the planning, strategizing, and organizing stages, most information technology (IT) companies will say that development can take anywhere from two to six months—but really it takes much longer than that.

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Posted on: August 9, 2017 Posted by: Spring Community Comments: 0

Get Your Finance Questions Answered by Vancity

One of the many benefits of joining Spring’s Global Impact Community Membership Program is the range of support available to you at whatever stage you are in building your business.

As a member, you’ll have the opportunity to meet with industry experts 1-on-1 who can provide you with support on topics such as accounting, law, financing, and more.

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Posted on: July 27, 2017 Posted by: Spring Community Comments: 1

Need Expert Support Around Business Essentials? Introducing Partner Office Hours at Spring Startup School

Has this ever happened to you? You have burning questions about your business. After some strategic Googling, you’re left feeling overwhelmed by the vast amount of information out there and still seeking clarity for your problems. Our solution: Book a time and meet with real life experts who can help you get unstuck!