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October 2018

Investor Due Diligence: Making it work for the founder (Online Workshop)

October 30, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm PDT

From our experience helping companies fundraise, having an organized due diligence package is a key factor of success. Depending on your seed round, you will be in contact with anywhere from 20 to 50 investors at once. Staying organized could make or break your chances of getting the funding your business needs. Do you want to walk into your investor meetings, with a comprehensive due diligence package? Do you want to prove that your company is ready for funding? Do…

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November 2018

How to Negotiate with Tough Investors and Close Big Deals (Online Workshop)

November 6, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm PST

Managing your business’s operations and raising seed capital can feel like a balancing act. As a founder, you’re essentially juggling two full-time jobs at the same time! And with this added time and stress, you may feel inclined to put your funding goals on the backburner. Our advice?: Don’t! If you take a half-hearted approach to fundraising, three things are guaranteed to happen: Your business’s growth potential will be compromised You will feel overwhelmed managing multiple investor negotiations You will risk…

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Funding101 – Understanding How To Raise Capital From Investors And Alternative Options (Online Workshop)

November 20, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm PST

Enter the world of capital raising and enhance your understanding of the tools, resources, and process of raising growth capital for your business. Spring has mentored countless startups through capital raising, and we’ll showcase tips and tricks on how to be strategic in your investment-seeking process. Come to our workshop if: You are a co-founder of an early-stage startup You are raising a round of capital Key topics covered in this workshop include: Process and stages of fundraising Types of…

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Grow your Business: Learn Sales Fundamentals & Strategy with Shannon Ward

November 24, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm PST
The Amp, 90 - 425 Carrall St
Vancouver, BC V6B 6E3 Canada

Sales Fundamentals & Strategy Workshop Sales is an act of love. Everyone is a sales person.   Sales is the most critical business skill there is. If you are in business, sales skills are essential to help you move forward, get heard, and get what you want in your business (and life).   In the first half of this session, sales expert Shannon Ward will share her secrets to authentic selling and mindset tools you can use to overcome your fear or aversion to selling and unlock this business superpower to get what you…

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How to Implement an Effective Marketing Strategy

November 29, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm PST
HealthTech Innovation Hub, 13737 96th Avenue, Suite #201
Surrey, BC V3V 0C6 Canada

Looking for an interactive, hands on workshop on Marketing? Then look no further, we've got you covered!  Spring is joining forces with Health and Technology District for another great workshop!  This Marketing Workshop is a 4-hour intensive course which will help you build and immediately execute on a marketing plan. You will learn the process of content curation and creation, and you and your marketing team will be provided with fundamental marketing training. To celebrate the holidays, all proceeds will…

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December 2018

Funding 101: Learn how to Raise Good Seed Capital

December 11, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm PST
HealthTech Innovation Hub, 13737 96th Avenue, Suite #201
Surrey, BC V3V 0C6 Canada

Become a Fundraising Mastermind  Spring is joining forces with Health and Technology District for another great workshop!  Enter the world of capital raising and enhance your understanding of the tools, resources, and process of raising growth capital for your business. Spring has mentored countless startups through capital raising, and we’ll showcase tips and tricks on how to be strategic in your investment-seeking process. To celebrate the holidays, all proceeds will go towards the charity Music Heals.  Come to our workshop if:…

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Spring Holiday Members Social

December 12, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm PST
TruShield Insurance, 745 Thurlow St
Vancouver, BC V6E 1V8 Canada

'Tis the Season to Connect with Our Community! "T'was the night before Christmas, when all through Vancouver, not a creature was working, not even an entrepreneur." From the entire Spring team, past and present, we want to thank all of you entrepreneurs for making our job so dang great! You inspire us, fuel us and most of all, make our dream a reality - to change the world through entrepreneurship. Join us as we celebrate your success and grove to good…

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Constructing Pitches that Close: Engineer your story (Online Workshop)

December 18, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am PST

This is not your average pitch training. In this workshop we deconstruct the pitch to ensure it helps you convert and move to the next stage with investors. Come to our workshop if: You are a co-founder of an early-stage startup You are raising a round of capital You will learn about: Crafting an effective elevator pitch How storytelling fits in your pitch, and how you’re guaranteed to make it work Tips & tricks + Dos and Don’ts Standing out…

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February 2019

Member Exclusive: Pitch Practice (Funding Roundtable Members Only)

February 6 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm PST
Spring, 23 West Pender Street, Buzzer #9020
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 6E3 Canada

** This event is for Spring Funding Roundtable Members only 6 companies will be able to pitch in front of a panel of experts and the audience to get friendly advice on how to improve their pitch. The goal for the presenters is receiving tactical feedback, tightening their value proposition and building valuable connections. Come practice your pitch in a safe space; each company will have three minutes to present a verbal pitch with slide support, and each pitch will…

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Fifth Year Anniversary Party

February 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm PST
Spaces Gastown, 151 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 1H4 Canada

Spring turns 5!  From our humble beginnings 5 years ago to all the work we are doing around the world today, this is our opportunity to celebrate the entrepreneurs, partners, mentors, and investors who have allowed Spring to create the impact we have. This is an evening to celebrate and to share our vision for the future.  Sign up and Save the Date!

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