Tag: angel investing

Posted on: June 9, 2022 Posted by: Spring Activator Comments: 0

UVX Inc. wins Spring Activator’s Health Impact Investor Challenge presented by the TELUS Pollinator Fund

The Challenge culminated in UVX Inc. receiving $165,000 in capital investment from the graduating cohort of 35 newly trained impact investors On June 8, UVX Inc. was selected as the winner of Spring Activator’s 2022 Health Impact Investor Challenge, presented by the TELUS Pollinator Fund. UVX focuses on disinfecting occupied …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Posted on: January 17, 2018 Posted by: Spring Activator Comments: 0

The Stranger Things of Closing Investors

By Paul BrassardManaging Partner – Volition Spoiler alert: this piece was inspired by Stranger Things – proceed with caution. I’m often asked how to close investors. To be honest, the way I do it is a bit upside down from what I know to be the norm. The norm that …