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Spring Activator's 2021 Launch Challenge
Posted on: April 17, 2021 Posted by: Spring Activator Comments: 0

Announcing the Launch Challenge: A $10,000 Grant for B.C. and Yukon Entrepreneurs

In July 2020, Spring Activator announced the launch of its Business Resilience Program, an initiative to build collaborative partnerships to help educate entrepreneurs and small business owners in British Columbia and across Canada about resources available to them to help navigate economically challenging times. In less than a year after …

2021 National Impact Investor Challenge Top 20 Ventures
Posted on: April 5, 2021 Posted by: Spring Activator Comments: 0

Meet the Top 20 Companies of Our 2021 National Impact Investor Challenge

Our first-ever Canada-wide Impact Investor Challenge is launching in April, and we’ve just selected the Top 20 companies entering this competition for $100,000 in impact investment! The response from the community was overwhelming! We received over 150 company applications from across the country, and are excited that our vision to …

Posted on: February 3, 2021 Posted by: Spring Activator Comments: 1

Meet the Winners of Spring’s Build Back Better Challenge

As part of the Business Resilience Program, Spring’s month-long #BuildBackBetter Challenge has come to an end and we are excited to spotlight the winners! In light of the unforeseen challenges experienced throughout 2020, Spring launched the Business Resilience Program with support from communities and credit unions. Resilience is an online …

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Posted on: September 17, 2020 Posted by: Spring Activator Comments: 0

Business Resilience in BC Receives Critical Support

This week, Western Economic Diversification Canada announced $2.2M in federal funding to help some of BC’s most innovative companies grow, create jobs, and recover from the impact of COVID-19. As part of that, the Discovery Foundation received $95,000 from Western Economic Diversification Canada to support the resilience programming of its …

Impact Investor Challenge 2019 Grand Finale
Posted on: September 2, 2020 Posted by: Spring Activator Comments: 0

Spring Activator’s 2020 Impact Investor Challenge Is Launching this Fall and Growing the Impact Investing Community

Kickoff for our 2020 Impact Investor Challenge is rapidly approaching! In just under a month, a group of investors and entrepreneurs will come together to deepen their knowledge of investing in and fundraising for impact businesses. This is the second year we’ll be running this challenge-based incubator. It’s also the …