Tag: Entrepreneurs

WD/DF Logo
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 …

Posted on: November 14, 2018 Posted by: Spring Activator Comments: 0

Meet our New Members

With every new intake, we find new and exciting entrepreneurs who are changing the world. We launched two new roundtables this month and are happy to share their story with our community. If any of these member’s catch your eye and you would like an introduction, we are happy to …

entrepreneurship
Posted on: July 13, 2018 Posted by: Spring Activator Comments: 0

Spring Around the World: Swiss Entrepreneurship Peer Exchange

I had the opportunity to spend a week in Switzerland for the Swiss EP Peer Exchange Program. 24 people leading incubators, accelerators, and coworking spaces around the world converged to help each other develop thriving ecosystems in their respective countries while creating sustainable organizations. Here’s what I took from that …

Spring Activator Weekly Idea Roundup
Posted on: April 12, 2018 Posted by: Spring Activator Comments: 0

Weekly Tech Roundup: April 12, 2018

Explore Jobs Theory, Female Founder Startup Jobs, eCommerce Business, the Principles of Tech, VCGC, and a great UX usability tool in this week’s Tech Roundup. #TechThursdays 1. The Core Tenets of Jobs-to-be-Done Theory With decades of scrutiny in both academic and practitioner settings, these core tenets of Jobs Theory have …

How to Meet Influential People
Posted on: March 16, 2018 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 0

How to Meet Influential People

As an entrepreneur, you’re fearless when it comes to your business – you get it done! So why does connecting with successful and influential people seem so daunting? We debunk that myth by breaking down the steps it takes to actually meet that ideal investor, partner or mentor. If there’s …

Spring Activator Weekly Idea Roundup
Posted on: February 26, 2018 Posted by: Spring Activator Comments: 0

Weekly Marketing Roundup: Feb 26, 2018

This Marketing Roundup is all about content, content and content for your marketing strategy. We also take a look at what it takes to staying top of mind in your industry and Female Founder office hours. If  you are ready to incorporate video marketing to your content marketing, we are …

Spring Activator Weekly Idea Roundup
Posted on: February 15, 2018 Posted by: Spring Activator Comments: 0

Weekly Tech Roundup: Feb 15, 2018

Check out this week’s Tech Roundup! 1. How much should I charge? Pricing tips from an experienced freelancer Here are some real-deal tips on how to price your services as a freelancer (and don’t worry, I use actual numbers – none of this vague “charge what you’re worth” stuff). Read …

Posted on: January 24, 2018 Posted by: Spring Activator Comments: 0

Cleantech Capital Mentorship Program

Accelerating Cleantech Investments in 2018 Spring is excited to be partnering with the Vancouver Economic Commission, NRC-IRAP, Pangea Ventures and Globe Series. This Cleantech focused installment of the Capital Mentorship Program offers a four-week program for up to 16 cleantech entrepreneurs. From January 26 through March 7, the Cleantech Capital Mentorship …

Weekly Idea Roundup Spring
Posted on: January 18, 2018 Posted by: Spring Activator Comments: 0

Weekly Tech Roundup: January 18, 2018

This week, we keep on trend in the crazy world of blockchain and cryptocurrency, some great reads for startups, the gender pay gap and Dropbox. 1. Could Vancouver become a global cryptocurrency hub? Vancouver could become the centre of the exploding blockchain and cryptocurrency market, industry insiders say. Cyptocurrencies have …

Feeding Growth - Spring Partners
Posted on: January 14, 2018 Posted by: Spring Activator Comments: 0

Catering to your Conscious Food and Beverage Business

Starting a food and beverage business is not easy. It can be even more challenging when you are producing a socially conscious, and progressive product. But with the right support, foodpreneurs can successfully build and grow their progressive food businesses. Feeding Growth Meet our incredible new partner, Feeding Growth. An initiative …