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Spring Activator

Vancouver, BC Best Community Impact:
Nominee
Employees: 8 In Business Since: 2014

Spring – a certified B Corp. & 1% for the Planet member – is a global accelerator empowering entrepreneurs & entrepreneur ecosystems to build better businesses & change the world.

Our province-wide impact programs & advisory work have helped 700+ entrepreneurs create 350 companies, 100’s of jobs, & raise $23M+ in funding. Communities impacted include Vancouver, Victoria, Richmond, Campbell River, the Kootenays, Squamish, Powell River, & the Fraser Valley.

Diversity programs include:

Impact Startup Visa: Canada’s 1st impact-first Startup Visa program has supported 20+ immigrant entrepreneurs to establish impact businesses in BC.

The ASD Incubator (with Discovery Foundation & Community Futures): Canada’s 1st ASD entrepreneur program will address the community’s 65%+ unemployment rate by supporting ASD young adults to pursue entrepreneurship.

BC Flyover Communities program (with Discovery Foundation): Collaborative small community capacity building to innovate locally & provincially.

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