Tag: partners

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 …

Bench Bookkeeping
Posted on: June 19, 2018 Posted by: Spring Activator Comments: 0

Welcoming Bench To The Spring Community

Vancouver-based Bench, the largest bookkeeping service for small businesses and independent professionals in America, announced in February that  it had expanded its services in Canada following a $18 million USD Series B-1 ($23 million CAD). Bench, co-founded 5 years ago by Vancouver native Ian Crosby, is British Columbia’s fastest growing …

Posted on: January 30, 2018 Posted by: Spring Activator Comments: 0

Making Calgary a Social Enterprise City

Spring is thrilled to be partnering with INTONOVUS Canada to bring social enterprise and the Leaders Roundtable Programs to Calgary. Learn more about INTONOVUS and what they plan to launch as a part of this exciting new partnership with Spring. Who is INTONOVUS? INTONOVUS Canada is a federally registered not …

Feeding Growth - Spring Partners
Posted on: January 14, 2018 Posted by: Spring Activator Comments: 0

Catering to your Conscious Food and Beverage Business

Starting a food and beverage business is not easy. It can be even more challenging when you are producing a socially conscious, and progressive product. But with the right support, foodpreneurs can successfully build and grow their progressive food businesses. Feeding Growth Meet our incredible new partner, Feeding Growth. An initiative …

Posted on: January 10, 2018 Posted by: Spring Activator Comments: 0

Bringing Spring’s Global Impact Philosophy to the Health Tech Industry

The Health and Technology District in Surrey is one of BC’s most rapidly growing and dynamic new health tech sector located in Surrey’s emerging innovation ecosystem. It is a unique collaborative cluster of multinational and start-up companies, international partners, clinical and research facilities, scientists, innovators and entrepreneurs, working in partnership to …

Posted on: December 22, 2017 Posted by: Spring Activator Comments: 0

10 Days of Gratitude – Our Community Partners!

Our final shoutout for this season goes out to our AMAZING community partners! Spring is thrilled to have an incredible list of community partners that come along side our entrepreneurs in support of their growth. Futurpreneur, NRC, and Women’s Enterprise Centre bring funding and a wealth of support to entrepreneurs. …

Posted on: December 22, 2017 Posted by: Spring Activator Comments: 0

10 Days of Gratitude – VANTEC

Spring thanks, VANTEC, Vancouver’s original angel network, with E-Fund and many others getting their start from VANTEC over the years. Spring companies have been able to pitch, and raise investment, from the VANTEC community since our inception, and they are one of the most active groups in the Pacific Northwest …

Posted on: December 21, 2017 Posted by: Spring Activator Comments: 0

10 Days of Gratitude – Vancouver Economic Commission

Today we do a special shoutout to The Vancouver Economic Commission (VEC) who has been partnering with Spring for 3 years! They are dedicated to supporting entrepreneurs at the intersection of impact and technology. Their innovative spirit has allowed Spring to support entrepreneurs across a range of industries, with a …

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Posted on: December 20, 2017 Posted by: Spring Activator Comments: 0

10 Days of Gratitude – Active Impact Investments

Spring extends our thanks to Mike Winterfield and Active Impact Investments for all the support and expert advice they have provided for our entrepreneurs. Mike’s commitment to the companies as Spring’s Entrepreneur-in-Residence, holding open office hours and always being available for our alumni have been crucial in supporting the entire …