Category: Resources

Posted on: January 5, 2018 Posted by: Spring Activator Comments: 0

Collaborative Capital Raising Programs for Women Entrepreneurs

Despite rising interest, women are still underrepresented and underserved as investors — barriers to entry seem high, and knowing where and how to start can be difficult. The RAISE Collective is a community of female investors whose purpose is to change the gender ratio in innovation and funding by leveling …

Posted on: December 8, 2017 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 1

Top Tactics to Promote Your Mobile App through Social Platforms

By APP-SCOOP  It will be 10 years for the biggest industry on this planet in 2018 – the Mobile App Ecosystem. It consists of millions app developers and billions of smartphone owners who use mobile apps daily and make this industry thrive. The Statistica forecast states that there will be …

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Posted on: November 21, 2017 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 0

WTF – What the Finance: The A, B, Cs and 1, 2, 3-6s of Startup Funding

By Kwang Lim and James Struthers, Bennett Jones LLP So, you’ve identified the problem your company will solve, defined your market segment, polished your business plan, drafted your pitch deck, and practiced in front of the mirror, your dog, your niece, and your cactus. Tough crowds. After completing all these …

Spring Activator Weekly Idea Roundup
Posted on: November 17, 2017 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 0

Weekly Funding Roundup: November 17th, 2017

Hi everyone, check out the newest installment of our Funding link roundup. Here are some resources that may help out those in the process of raising money for their business. Enjoy!   Example of an effective angel network While there are a number of high-quality angel networks, it can be …

Weekly Idea Roundup Spring
Posted on: November 3, 2017 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 0

Weekly Funding Roundup: November 3rd, 2017

  Hi everyone, the weekly funding round-up is back with a couple of great items   Do you have European investors in your target list? This new website, started in The Netherlands, could be a fit. Looks like a great complement to AngelList. Try and let me know what you think – …

The Comprehensive Co-founder's Handbook - Chin Hing Chang
Posted on: October 30, 2017 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 0

The Comprehensive Co-founder Handbook

Writted by fellow startup founders and advisors. This handbook will cover everything you need to know from A-Z on finding and forming the perfect founding team for your startup. DOWNLOAD YOUR FREE CO-FOUNDER HANDBOOK Here’s the Table of Contents What is a Co-founder Why a Team Outsourcing/Contracting vs. Hiring/Founding Teams …

Posted on: October 29, 2017 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 0

Networking 101 Guide

  HOW CONSCIOUS COMMUNITY BUILDING CONTRIBUTES TO GREATER SUCCESS. People can steal your ideas, they may even imitate your brand. That’s why building a supportive community around your product and industry is so crucial to the success of your business. In this short Networking101 guide, we offer 4 steps that help you …

Posted on: October 29, 2017 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 0

Visual Brand Worksheet

  WHAT FIRST-IMPRESSION DOES YOUR BRAND GIVE TO AN AUDIENCE? Looks aren’t everything, but they definitely communicate a lot at first glance. A company may have a great product, but fall short in the market if it fails to convey a strong message. Is your brand conveying the message you …

Posted on: October 29, 2017 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 0

Building a Basic Top of Funnel

  HOW TO BUILD A BASIC TOP OF FUNNEL. You hear marketers and salespeople talk about “the funnel” all the time. Fill the funnel. Top of funnel. Funnel. But what IS this funnel? And how DO you fill it? Spring does away with metaphors and talks about some of the …

Posted on: October 29, 2017 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 0

Web Presence Guide

  SETTING UP A SIMPLE WEB PRESENCE FOR YOUR BUSINESS You’ve got a brilliant idea, it’s simple, sophisticated… Your first model or pop-up shop? Off the charts successful! Now you are hungry to continue. But how can you keep an interested audience up to date? How can you keep an …