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Posted on: February 2, 2023 Posted by: Marlubi Gomez Comments: 0

Interview with Sonya Bell: an impact-first investor, who recognizes that the company’s mission is what matters most

The Importance of Impact-led Investments and Social Responsibility in Solving Global Problems “Impact investing is a neat way to bring some of the values of charitable giving over to the for-profit world, and support early- stage companies doing high-impact work.” This is one of the statements made by Sonya Bell, …

Posted on: May 9, 2022 Posted by: Spring Activator Comments: 0

Angel investing in the Yukon: an exciting road ahead

Spring Activator is partnering with YukonUniversity Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Yukonstruct, and Yukon Venture Angels to develop the ecosystem of early-stage angel investors in the Yukon. Since the start of 2022, these organizations have partnered to launch the first Investor Challenge in the territory. The goal has been to foster interest …

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 …

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 …

Posted on: March 22, 2021 Posted by: Spring Activator Comments: 0

Discovery Foundation Selects Spring as One of Four Technology Education Program Partners in 2021

SPRING BLOG Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email Share on print Some news! The Discovery Foundation has selected Spring Activator as one of four Technology Education Program partners to support the growth, sustainability, and resiliency of the BC science and technology sector. We’re incredibly …

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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 …