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.