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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 …

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 …

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 …