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Bench Bookkeeping
Posted on: June 19, 2018 Posted by: Hope Yi Comments: 0

Welcoming Bench To The Spring Community

Vancouver-based Bench, the largest bookkeeping service for small businesses and independent professionals in America, announced in February that  it had expanded its services in Canada following a $18 million USD Series B-1 ($23 million CAD). Bench, co-founded 5 years ago by Vancouver native Ian Crosby, is British Columbia’s fastest growing …

Weekly Idea Roundup Spring
Posted on: June 18, 2018 Posted by: Hope Yi Comments: 0

Marketing Roundup – Jun 18, 2018

This Marketing Roundup features entrepreneurial successes, Warby Parker and Ring, user centric marketing, the state of social isolation and social media today & Bill Gate’s top 5 books to read this summer. #MarketingMondays 1. Over 400 Startups Are Trying to Become the Next Warby Parker. Inside the Wild Race to …

Minute Books
Posted on: June 12, 2018 Posted by: Guest Comments: 0

What The F || What the Finance: Minute Books

By  Kwang Lim and James Struthers Too long; didn’t read (TL;DR): minute books are extremely important; if not kept or poorly kept can result in fines, delays, loss of financing, and unnecessary stress; and corporate record keeping is affordable and easy to access. If you don’t know what a minute book …

Impact Hub
Posted on: May 17, 2018 Posted by: Maxine Bulloch Comments: 0

Welcome to new City Partner – Impact Hub San José, Costa Rica

We are absolutely delighted to welcome aboard Impact Hub San José as our newest City Partner. We will be working together to support the Hub in the development of their entrepreneur ecosystem which is thriving and growing by the moment. What are your main goals for the Spring and Impact Hub San José …

Entrepreneurship
Posted on: May 9, 2018 Posted by: Guest Comments: 0

What The L || What the Law: The Legal Basics of Incorporating

By Harnimrit Sian and Kwang Lim For many entrepreneurs, incorporation is like vegetables before dessert: incorporation usually comes before successfully bringing your amazing business idea to the world. This blog sets out the basic steps of the process so you can get to the sweet stuff, sooner. 1. What is …

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. …

Spring Activator Weekly Idea Roundup
Posted on: April 26, 2018 Posted by: Chin Chang Comments: 0

Weekly Tech Roundup: April 26, 2018

More on Jobs Theory, Impostor Syndrome, the growth of Vancouver’s FinTech ecosystem, how to email busy people, and Adecco’s acquisition of General Assembly all feature in this week’s Tech Roundup. #TechThursdays 1. The Five Types Of Impostor Syndrome And How To Beat Them Many high achievers share a dirty little …