Tag: investors

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 …

income statement
Posted on: July 5, 2018 Posted by: Spring Activator Comments: 0

What do income statements and balance sheets actually tell you?

By  Ryan Smith   Financial statements may not immediately drum up feelings of elation—but at Bench, we think numbers can bring joy. We put this guide together to help you understand your financial statements and put them to work for your business. We’ll walk you through the difference between income …

Posted on: March 23, 2018 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 0

Funding Roundup – Mar 23, 2018

This instalment of the funding roundup includes a couple of big investment centric conferences, an update on grant funding in Canada, and a pitch event for BC entrepreneurs. 1. Big Ideas to Change the world: Meet funders at Katipult Katipult Future Fest 2018 is happening in Oslo May 14-16th. Join this …

Spring Activator Weekly Idea Roundup
Posted on: March 15, 2018 Posted by: Spring Activator Comments: 0

Weekly Tech Roundup – Mar 15, 2018

In this week’s Tech Roundup, check out a handy Seed Deck template from YCombinator, a new chrome extension to help you donate to charities, a burger flipping robot fry cook, a list of Accelerators and Incubators in Canada (Including our own Impact Startup Visa Program) and how to get people …

Spring Activator Weekly Idea Roundup
Posted on: February 2, 2018 Posted by: Spring Activator Comments: 0

Weekly Funding Roundup: Feb 2, 2018

Hi everyone, here’s the latest installment of my Funding Roundup. 1. Funds and investors leading in diversity2. A global movement of funding and startups in Africa3. Practical advice post-round4. A pitch opportunity for CleanTech Companies at the Globe 2018 Conference. 1. Diversity, and accountability, in VC Funds I had the opportunity …