Category: Fundraising

Posted on: September 14, 2022 Posted by: Spring Activator Comments: 0

Meet the Ventures: Women-led Impact Investor Challenge

A special edition of Spring Activator’s Impact Investor Challenge in collaboration with the TELUS Pollinator Fund for Good.    The aim: stimulate impact investing in women-led businesses. Meet the Top 15 Women-led Ventures We are excited to introduce the Top 15 women-led companies who will be participating in the Women-led …

Posted on: July 22, 2022 Posted by: Marlubi Gomez Comments: 0

Spring Activator launches Women-led Impact Investor Challenge to support the growth of women running impact-focused businesses

Special edition of Spring Activator’s Impact Investor Challenge (IIC), in collaboration with the TELUS Pollinator Fund for Good, aims to stimulate impact investing in women-led businesses On a mission to promote gender diversity within the impact investor and startup ecosystem, Spring Activator and the TELUS Pollinator Fund for Good are …

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

UVX Inc. wins Spring Activator’s Health Impact Investor Challenge presented by the TELUS Pollinator Fund

The Challenge culminated in UVX Inc. receiving $165,000 in capital investment from the graduating cohort of 35 newly trained impact investors On June 8, UVX Inc. was selected as the winner of Spring Activator’s 2022 Health Impact Investor Challenge, presented by the TELUS Pollinator Fund. UVX focuses on disinfecting occupied …

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

Yukon Investment Challenge to foster a culture of investment in innovation and purpose-driven entrepreneurship

Yukon Investment Challenge to foster a culture of investment in innovation and purpose-driven entrepreneurship Spring Activator has partnered with Yukonstruct and Yukon University’s Innovation & Entrepreneurship to deliver the first Yukon Investment Challenge. This program is designed to support and enhance local businesses and investors, whereby the latter will collectively award …

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 …

Health Impact Investor Challenge: A partnership between Spring Activator and Telus Pollinator Fund for Good
Posted on: November 25, 2021 Posted by: Spring Activator Comments: 0

Spring Activator delivering new Health Impact Investor Challenge presented by the TELUS Pollinator Fund for Good

A special edition of our Impact Investor Challenge, the new program aims to accelerate early-stage healthcare solutions and stimulate impact investing in inclusive healthcare innovation. On a mission to accelerate investment in impact startups driving social, health, and environmental change to make the world a better place, Spring Activator launches the first-ever Health …

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 11, 2019 Posted by: Spring Activator Comments: 0

5 Questions Investors Ask When Evaluating a Business

There are a variety of reasons for investors to invest, but a key factor is ROI (Return on Investment). At the seed stage, they’re taking a lot of risks and it’s common for them to see over 80% of their portfolio companies fail before turning a profit. To make it …