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Spring Activator

Ranking: 138

Industry: Management Consulting

Mission: A global incubator, accelerator, and advisory firm that supports building better businesses. They provide the tools, knowledge, network, and mentorship needed to help purpose-driven entrepreneurs amplify impact and foster more sustainable economic development. Have helped 750 entrepreneurs and 350 businesses across 5 continents launch, grow, and change the world.

What 3 words best describe your company culture?

Entrepreneurial, Passionate, Impactful

What quote best exemplifies your company?

“Be the change you want to see in the world.” — Mahatma Gandhi

How is your product or service having a positive social and/or environmental impact?

As a certified B Corporation and 1% for the Planet member, Spring is a global incubator and accelerator that empowers entrepreneurs and entrepreneur ecosystem organizations to build better businesses and change the world.

Our impact programs are designed to help new and growing companies in BC and beyond thrive. To date in Vancouver, we’ve helped more than 700 entrepreneurs launch (with a 63% diversity ratio), grow, raise money, and change the world through 350+ businesses, including BC companies such as Open Ocean Robotics, NADA Grocery, ThisFish, Arbutus Medical, Starling Minds, Naked Snacks, and more.

Through our global advisory services, Spring has also helped more than 80 different incubators, accelerators, foundations, and governments in 40 communities on 5 continents enhance their capacity to maximize impact both in their local communities and globally.

In Vancouver alone, Spring has helped companies raise more than $24M in funding through its Impact Investment Challenge, Funding Roundtables, and accelerator programs. Many of our programs are also designed to serve BC communities as well as underserved groups and minorities.

What is your company’s vision for the future?

Through our global work with entrepreneurs, investors, partners, and countries at different stages along their impact journey, we seek to change the world by accelerating and amplifying the activities of mission-driven leaders. Together, we take them further through collaborative and culturally relevant conversations, learning along the way ourselves and aspiring towards a more sustainable, equitable, and resilient world where impact in business is mainstream.

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