Tag: impact investing

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 …

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 …

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 …