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Chin Hing Chang
Program Manager at Spring Activator
Vancouver, Canada
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THE STARTUP SCHOOL FOR ENTREPRENEURS WHO WANT TO CHANGE THE WORLD

VALIDATE YOUR IDEA. LAUNCH YOUR BUSINESS. GET TRACTION. RAISE FUNDING.


Spring helps high growth potential entrepreneurs to launch and change the world. We provide the tools, training, and network to values driven entrepreneurs from idea to $1M in revenue. Our programs include the Kick pre-accelerator, bootcamps and workshops with a focus on funding and growth, an accelerator, and space for select entrepreneurs. Ultimately, we believe that changing the world for the better sits at the intersection of passion, impact and technology.

Since our launching we've helped over 130 entrepreneurs launch over 85 business, create 60+ jobs, raised $4M+ in early stage funding, join several accelerators, and win numerous awards. Want to launch and business? Want to change the world? Let's talk.

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Program

INSPIRE – I have an idea, what can I do now?

This is the first step in your journey as an entrepreneur.

INSPIRE. Through hands-on experience, you will refine your ideas and gain valuable skills that you can immediately apply. Whether you are a student, a recent graduate, or a career changer, you will learn all you need to determine if your business idea has potential, and how to start turning that idea in to a profitable business.


Graduate with:

A clear definition of the problem you’re solving

A selected target customer base

A completed Business Model Canvas

An elevator pitch and supporting story

Customer discovery questionnaire

First customer interviews completed

A path to validate the idea and next steps

Preliminary MVP design

Duration: 4 Weeks, Mondays 6-9pm PST

Start Date: Sep 6th 2016

Structure: Lectures, content, workshops, mentors

Tuition:

Vancouver: $595 + tax

Online/Other: Request Pricing

Financing Options

Limited to 20 people per cohort

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LAUNCH – go to market

Ready to be a full-time entrepreneur? You need LAUNCH!

You’ve validated that the market really has a problem, you believe that your solution is actually solving it, and you’re ready to launch and gain initial customers. What’s next? LAUNCH is a program designed to help you get your product in the market and into the hands of early adopters. We will provide you with the tools and knowledge to prepare yourself and launch your company out into the world.

Graduate with:

90 day, 180 day, and 1 year plans

having engaged on the right channels (social and other)

having launched and acquired your first few users

A plan for how to bring onboard your first few employees

Answers to your burning legal and accounting questions

Clarity on what funding options you want to go after

Duration: 8 Weeks, Thursdays 6-9pm PST

Start Date: Oct 6th 2016

Structure: Lectures, content, workshops, mentors

Payment Options:

Vancouver: $1,200 + tax

Online/Other: Request Pricing

Financing Options

Limited to 20 people per cohort

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GROW – accelerate and scale

Now that you’ve launched and have started building a customer base and brand ambassadors, how do you take your business to the next level? Grow is designed to polish your company and prepare you for an accelerator or put you in a favourable condition for raising capital.

Graduate with:

Knowledge on how to manage a team

Customer sales structure for your startup (strategy + execution)

Comprehensive marketing strategy and knowledge of best practices

Knowledge of the capital raising process

Finished investor pitch deck

Fundraising strategy for your business

Duration: 12 Weeks, Fridays 1-4pm PST

Start Date: Sep 9th 2016

Structure: Lectures, content, workshops, mentors

Payment Options:

Vancouver: $2,400 + tax

Online/Other: Request Pricing

Financing Options

Limited to 10 people per cohort

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FUNDING – raising your round

FUNDING is a 5 hour course designed to give you the training, tools, and knowledge to ensure that you can raise the right money at the right time for your company. In 2015, Spring helped 13 companies raise over $4M in seed round funding from investors spanning across North America.

Graduate with:

Clear understanding of the process of raising money for your business

Version 1 pitch deck with supplemental material for presenting and sharing with investors

Your target investor outlined

Developed investor sales funnel focused on high value investors

Clear understanding of current funding trends and options

Duration: 6 hours – 2 days, 3 hours each

Start Date: Oct 5th 2016

Structure: Full-day Lecture (content and workshop)

Tuition:

Vancouver: $495 + tax

Online/Other: Request Pricing

Limited to 20 people per cohort

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CAPITAL RAISING BOOTCAMP (Vancouver only)

Capital Raising Bootcamp is an intensive 10 week program designed to give you the training, tools, and knowledge to ensure that you can raise the right money at the right time for your company. In 2015, Spring helped 13 companies raise over $4M in seed round funding from investors spanning across North America.

Graduate with:

Clear understanding of the process of raising money for your business

A strategy with consideration of equity and non-equity sources

A pre-negotiation valuation set for your business

A budget and forecast for planning and due diligence

A pitch deck with supplemental material for presenting and sharing with investors

A developed and managed investor sales funnel focused on high value investors

Targeted introductions to investor made and/or supported

Targeted introductions to nondilutive (debt, grant, contest) sources of funding