Category: Spring Alumni

Posted on: May 9, 2022 Posted by: Spring Activator Comments: 0

Angel investing in the Yukon: an exciting road ahead

Spring Activator is partnering with YukonUniversity Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Yukonstruct, and Yukon Venture Angels to develop the ecosystem of early-stage angel investors in the Yukon. Since the start of 2022, these organizations have partnered to launch the first Investor Challenge in the territory. The goal has been to foster interest …

Viridis Research and Brave Technology Coop Receive Impact Investor Challenge Prizes
Posted on: December 13, 2021 Posted by: Spring Activator Comments: 0

Viridis Research and Brave Technology Coop Receive Impact Investor Challenge Prizes

On December 1, 2021, we at Spring Activator hosted the Finale of our 3rd annual British Columbia Impact Investor Challenge, an investor and entrepreneur training program designed to accelerate impactful innovation. This particular Impact Investor Challenge Finale marked a number of milestones and firsts. The program, which has thus far …

Posted on: September 30, 2021 Posted by: Spring Activator Comments: 0

Meet the IMPACT Canada Startup Visa Program Participants of Fall 2021

We are so excited to welcome the following cohort of impact motivated entrepreneurs into the Canadian startup ecosystem and, of course, the Spring family!  After a challenging (almost) two years since the start of this pandemic, these business owners applied and got selected to participate in Spring’s IMPACT Startup Visa …

Campbell River Impact Investor Challenge Top 5 Ventures
Posted on: April 29, 2021 Posted by: Spring Activator Comments: 0

The 2021 Campbell River Impact Investor Challenge Top 5 Ventures: Get to Know the Cohort

The second Pitch Night of the 2021 Campbell River Impact Investor Challenge has taken place and the Top 5 startups proceeding into the core program alongside the investor cohort have been chosen! Starting with 20 top British Columbian impact companies, this place-based Challenge has so far taken participating investors through two difficult …

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Posted on: April 12, 2021 Posted by: Spring Activator Comments: 0

Introducing a New Cohort of Impact Entrepreneurs Relocating their Businesses to Canada

We are thrilled to welcome the following group of purpose-driven entrepreneurs into the Spring family and wider Canadian business community! Eager to scale their impact businesses across North America, these venture founders are participating in the IMPACT Startup Visa Accelerator (ISV) Program—a program supporting entrepreneurs seeking to immigrate to Canada …