Tag: impact entrepreneurship

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 …

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Posted on: April 12, 2021 Posted by: Spring Activator Comments: 0

Introducing a New Cohort of Impact Entrepreneurs Relocating their Businesses to Canada

We are thrilled to welcome the following group of purpose-driven entrepreneurs into the Spring family and wider Canadian business community! Eager to scale their impact businesses across North America, these venture founders are participating in the IMPACT Startup Visa Accelerator (ISV) Program—a program supporting entrepreneurs seeking to immigrate to Canada …

2021 National Impact Investor Challenge Top 20 Ventures
Posted on: April 5, 2021 Posted by: Spring Activator Comments: 1

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 …

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: November 12, 2020 Posted by: Spring Activator Comments: 0

Spring Welcomes a New Cohort of International Impact Entrepreneurs

Our next IMPACT Startup Visa Program (ISV) cohort is just weeks away from kicking off, and we’re thrilled to be welcoming 11 purpose-driven international entrepreneurs to the accelerator. Now virtual so that participants can complete the program from the comfort and safety of their homes, no matter where in the …