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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 …

Spring Activator celebrating B Corp recertification
Posted on: November 17, 2021 Posted by: Spring Activator Comments: 0

What We Learned from Our B Corp Recertification Process

Spring Activator just got completed its first B Corp recertification! What does this mean? B Corp certification indicates that a business meets a set of high standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency as set out by the non-profit B Lab. It means that the impact of our …

A banner introducing the Top 20 startups of Spring Activator's fall 2021 Vancouver Impact Investor Challenge.
Posted on: September 28, 2021 Posted by: Spring Activator Comments: 0

Meet the Top 20 Companies of Our Fall 2021 Impact Investor Challenge

Fall is in full drive and we’re excited to have recently kicked off our third Impact Investor Challenge based in Vancouver and dedicated to supporting the impact investing and entrepreneurship ecosystem in British Columbia. This means that it’s time to find out which impact startups were selected into the fall …

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 …

Spring Activator's 2021 Launch Challenge
Posted on: April 17, 2021 Posted by: Spring Activator Comments: 0

Announcing the Launch Challenge: A $10,000 Grant for B.C. and Yukon Entrepreneurs

In July 2020, Spring Activator announced the launch of its Business Resilience Program, an initiative to build collaborative partnerships to help educate entrepreneurs and small business owners in British Columbia and across Canada about resources available to them to help navigate economically challenging times. In less than a year after …

Posted on: March 22, 2021 Posted by: Spring Activator Comments: 0

Discovery Foundation Selects Spring as One of Four Technology Education Program Partners in 2021

SPRING BLOG Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email Share on print Some news! The Discovery Foundation has selected Spring Activator as one of four Technology Education Program partners to support the growth, sustainability, and resiliency of the BC science and technology sector. We’re incredibly …

Indiegraf, winner of the 2020 Impact Investor Challenge
Posted on: November 26, 2020 Posted by: Spring Activator Comments: 0

Indiegraf Wins Spring Activator’s 2020 Impact Investor Challenge

A two-month-long chapter came to a close on November 27th, 2020 for five purpose-driven entrepreneurs and 19 new impact investors. During the Finale of our 2020 Impact Investor Challenge, the Top 5 ventures pitched their businesses for the final time, and the graduating investor cohort selected one winner to receive …