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Posted on: May 12, 2023 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 0

Meet the Top 5 Ventures | 2023 Health Impact Investor Challenge

Meet the Top 5 Innovative Canadian Healthcare Ventures of the Future We live in a world where technology is advancing rapidly and it is important to pay attention to how these rapid advancements impact healthcare technology. The healthcare industry is seeing a surge of innovative startups leveraging cutting-edge technologies to …

Posted on: May 5, 2023 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 0

Introducing The Top 5 Quebec Cleantech Startups

Meet the Top 5 Cleantech Startups Quebec has become a hub for cleantech innovation, with a growing number of startups emerging to address some of the most pressing environmental challenges of our time. From alternate renewable energy to v sustainable fertilizers, these innovation ventures are leading the way in creating …

Posted on: April 21, 2023 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 0

Meet the Entrepreneurs In Spring’s 11th IMPACT Startup Visa Accelerator

Introducing our newest cohort of entrepreneurial minds for the 2023 Spring Activator IMPACT Startup Visa Accelerator In February, we put a call-out to startups internationally to participate in our eleventh Spring Activator IMPACT Startup Visa (ISV) Accelerator cohort. Looking at the incredible response to our program last year, it’s clear …

Sarah Stevens Impact Investor
Posted on: April 16, 2023 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 0

Impact Investing Interview with Sarah Stevens on Making a Difference

“[Impact investing] is a newer phenomenon and speaks to the times we’re in—the emissions, the Paris Accord—there’s a shift in the culture to care about these things.” – Sarah Stevens Sarah Stevens is a consultant and founder of Innov8 Green, a real estate holding and investment company. As an investor, …

Quebec Cleantech Investment Challenge
Posted on: March 2, 2023 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 0

Meet the Ventures: Quebec Cleantech Investment Challenge

Meet the Top 14 Cleantech Startups We’re thrilled to announce the top 14 startups participating in the Quebec Cleantech Investment Challenge, powered by HSBC, competing for $100,000 in funding to develop their innovative climate solutions. Over the next 12 weeks, these Quebec-based ventures will learn how to strategically navigate the …

Posted on: February 17, 2023 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 0

Meet the Entrepreneurs In Spring’s IMPACT Startup Visa Incubator

Here we have our third intake of early-stage entrepreneurs joining Spring’s newly founded IMPACT Startup Visa (ISV) Incubator! The incubator is designed to support immigrant entrepreneurs in developing a Minimum Viable Product (MVP) and launch plan for the Canadian market. Besides launching a business in Canada, what is another similarity …

Posted on: February 2, 2023 Posted by: Marlubi Gomez Comments: 0

Interview with Sonya Bell: an impact-first investor, who recognizes that the company’s mission is what matters most

The Importance of Impact-led Investments and Social Responsibility in Solving Global Problems “Impact investing is a neat way to bring some of the values of charitable giving over to the for-profit world, and support early- stage companies doing high-impact work.” This is one of the statements made by Sonya Bell, …

Posted on: November 2, 2022 Posted by: Spring Activator Comments: 0

Meet the Entrepreneurs In Spring’s IMPACT Startup Visa Accelerator

Join us in welcoming this fresh group of impact companies and their founders to the Canadian startup and impact ecosystem! Through Spring’s IMPACT Startup Visa Accelerator Program, they will learn about the best practices for doing business in Canada and how to plan, measure, and grow their positive impact on the …