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Posted on: February 3, 2021 Posted by: Spring Activator Comments: 0

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 …

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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 …

Posted on: November 14, 2018 Posted by: Spring Activator Comments: 0

Meet our New Members

With every new intake, we find new and exciting entrepreneurs who are changing the world. We launched two new roundtables this month and are happy to share their story with our community. If any of these member’s catch your eye and you would like an introduction, we are happy to …

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Posted on: July 13, 2018 Posted by: Spring Activator Comments: 0

Spring Around the World: Swiss Entrepreneurship Peer Exchange

I had the opportunity to spend a week in Switzerland for the Swiss EP Peer Exchange Program. 24 people leading incubators, accelerators, and coworking spaces around the world converged to help each other develop thriving ecosystems in their respective countries while creating sustainable organizations. Here’s what I took from that …

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Posted on: July 9, 2018 Posted by: Spring Activator Comments: 0

Marketing Roundup – Jul 9, 2018

Strategy vs. Culture, Content Strategy IGTV, Lessons on Scaling Impact, and Gaining Traction are all highlights of July’s Marketing Roundup! Check out the full articles below. #MarketingMondays 1. Strategy Is Culture How you work determines your destiny. Read More 2. Content Strategy for Startups: The Complete Guide How to stop wasting …

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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 …

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Posted on: July 4, 2018 Posted by: Spring Activator Comments: 0

Vancity Member Spotlight: Sandra Nomoto

Vancity is one of Spring’s valued partners and is an active and dedicated supporter of entrepreneurs in Vancouver. Through their Impact Money Finder tool, and continued support of local organizations and events, they support startups and founders. How exactly are they helping entrepreneurs and what can you benefit from becoming …

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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 …