Category: Programs

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Posted on: April 26, 2022 Posted by: Spring Activator Comments: 0

Meet the Food Entrepreneurs Ready to Scale Their Businesses

We’re excited to spotlight the following group of companies and their Founders who are currently wrapping up their participating in Spring’s Scaling Your Food & Beverage Business sprint series.  The program is for consumer packaged product (CPG) entrepreneurs who’re currently selling in small quantities and are dreaming of scaling into …

Posted on: February 15, 2022 Posted by: Spring Activator Comments: 0

Meet the top 20 Startups | 2022 Health Impact Investor Challenge Cohort

These 20 promising canadian startups are building innovative healthcare solutions. When it comes to activating impact capital in the healthcare industry, fostering investing is just as important as and complementary to growing a national community of impact investors. That’s why we teamed up with the TELUS Pollinator Fund for Good to bring …

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 …

Posted on: January 17, 2022 Posted by: Spring Activator Comments: 0

Reducing Waste in the Food Industry, an Interview with Lucy Cullen

Meet Lucy Cullen, Spring’s food business innovation consultant and whiz when it comes to maximizing efficiency and reducing waste.  With over six years of experience as a social entrepreneur, Lucy has founded 2 startups focused on addressing the food waste problem. Her first venture which she co-founded, Terus, helped restaurants …

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: 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 …