Tag: entrepreneurship

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 …

Viridis Research and Brave Technology Coop Receive Impact Investor Challenge Prizes
Posted on: December 13, 2021 Posted by: Spring Activator Comments: 0

Viridis Research and Brave Technology Coop Receive Impact Investor Challenge Prizes

On December 1, 2021, we at Spring Activator hosted the Finale of our 3rd annual British Columbia Impact Investor Challenge, an investor and entrepreneur training program designed to accelerate impactful innovation. This particular Impact Investor Challenge Finale marked a number of milestones and firsts. The program, which has thus far …

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 …

Moment Energy at Spring's 2021 National Impact Investor Challenge
Posted on: August 16, 2021 Posted by: Spring Activator Comments: 0

Transforming the Dragon’s Den Narrative: How the Impact Investor Challenge is Building a More Collaborative Investing Ecosystem

In 2019, Spring Activator launched its very first Impact Investor Challenge. Since then, we have successfully run four Challenges, leading to $350,000+ made in direct investments to the winners, thus far spanning four women-led and co-led ventures across cleantech, healthtech, and independent media. The program has also catalyzed approximately $4.8 …

Campbell River Impact Investor Challenge Top 5 Ventures
Posted on: April 29, 2021 Posted by: Spring Activator Comments: 0

The 2021 Campbell River Impact Investor Challenge Top 5 Ventures: Get to Know the Cohort

The second Pitch Night of the 2021 Campbell River Impact Investor Challenge has taken place and the Top 5 startups proceeding into the core program alongside the investor cohort have been chosen! Starting with 20 top British Columbian impact companies, this place-based Challenge has so far taken participating investors through two difficult …