Events at Spring Activator

Explore our upcoming and past events for entrepreneurs, investors, ecosystem-builders, and the broader community! We regularly hold workshops, info. sessions about our programs, Impact Investor Summits, demo days, and more. If you’ve missed an event, browse some of our available recordings!

Upcoming Events

Increase Sales with the Right Video Content

December 8th, 2021 | 12–1 PM PDT
Join us and Jennifer Madani, Executive Producer, UpMedia to get hands-on tips and tricks on how, where and why to leverage video marketing and uncover growth for you and your business.

Canadian Market Dynamics: Food & Beverage

December 13th, 2021 | 11 AM PDT
Join us with Business Development Canada to discover how changing market dynamics affect the industry and learn about trends and opportunities that can help manufacturers revisit the drawing board and rethink solutions from an impact lens.

ISV Info Session - January 2021 - Crowdcast Banner
Women Founders Looking to Move to Canada and Scale their Impact

January 20th, 2022 | 9 AM PDT
Are you currently considering scaling your impact in North America through the Canada Startup Visa Immigration Program? Do you believe in the power (and empowering effect) entrepreneurship has on creating a bottom-up approach to making the world a better place for all? If you've answered 'yes!' to either one or both - this session is for you!

Past Events

Invitation banner to Spring Activator's fall 2021 Impact Investor Challenge Pitch Finale taking place December 1st, 2021 from 4 PM PDT.
Fall 2021 Impact Investor Challenge Pitch FINALE

December 1, 2021 | 4–7 PM PDT
Join us virtually for this live closing event of our fall 2021 Impact Investor Challenge to witness the Top 5 impact ventures pitch to the graduating investor cohort for chance to win $100,000 in investment. After the pitches you will have the opportunity to network with like-minded individuals and get to know the founders behind British Columbia's top emerging impact startups.

Invitation banner to Spring Activator's fall 2021 Impact Investor Challenge Pitch Night taking place October 13th, 2021 from 4 PM PDT.
Fall 2021 Impact Investor Challenge Pitch Night

October 13, 2021 | 4–7 PM PDT
Join us virtually for this live opening event of our fall 2021 Impact Investor Challenge to witness the Top 20 impact ventures pitch to the investor cohort for a spot in the Top 10. After the pitches you will have the opportunity to network with like-minded individuals and get to know the founders behind British Columbia's emerging impact startups.

Info. Session at Spring Activator
IMPACT Startup Visa Accelerator: Why Immigrate to Canada Under a Startup Visa

September 22, 2021 | 10:30 AM PDT
Join us for this live event featuring Rafael Marques and Rodrigo Maior from Lakehouse Immigration, who will walk you through the entire Canada Startup Visa immigration process and answer any questions you may have.

Webinar at Spring Activator
Attracting Your Ideal Customers: Inbound Marketing Strategies That Work

September 15, 2021 | 12–1 PM PDT
Join us and Jani Tsui, Co-Founder, TF Creative and Director of Marketing at Vancouver Startup Week, to get hands-on tips and tricks including eight inbound marketing strategies that work, to uncover growth for you and your business.

2021 Cleantech Impact Investor Summit
2021 Cleantech Impact Investor Summit

September 14, 2021 | 4–6 PM PDT + Networking
Hear from impact investing experts and leading entrepreneurs from across Canada and learn how you can make a difference in clean and climate tech to accelerate the innovation our world needs.

Info. Session at Spring Activator
How to Approach Raising Capital for Your Purpose-Driven Business in 2021

September 8, 2021 | 12–1 PM PDT
Besides the dollar investment, what other fundamental characteristics should you look for when raising early-stage capital? Do you know how to communicate your company's impact to investors? Join us to discuss these questions and learn more about our Impact Investor Challenge.

Beyond 2021: Cross-border Investor Summit

August 18, 2021 | 7:00 AM EDT
If you are an impact investor interested in looking at opportunities in Indonesia, Pakistan, the Philippines, Vietnam, and Southeast Asia, this event is for you! This Summit will bring together the most influential investment market makers to share first-hand insights on what will shape the future of early-stage capital and beyond.

Info. Session at Spring Activator
How to Begin Your Journey into Impact Investing

August 17, 2021 | 11 AM–12 PM PDT
Looking to get your foot in the door of impact investing? Attend our Impact Investor Challenge info. session for anyone considering to join the program as an investor, and learn about Canada's impact investing ecosystem and what it's like to start out on this journey.