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Spring is not a startup school for typical entrepreneurs. It's for those who want make an impact with their idea.
Unlike traditional resources, Spring provides action-oriented training and exceptional support that’s backed by a global community. Spring helps entrepreneurs at different stages: at the inspiration, launching, growing, and funding phase. Since June 2014, Spring has had 450+ entrepreneurs go through their programs, with 200+ companies launched, 170+ jobs created, and $8.5M+ raised in funding.
Keith Ippel is the passionate head, creative developer, and focused driver of Spring.
He has helped facilitate 20 cohorts and 250 entrepreneurs, and has mentored several companies. He also helped companies raise over $5M in early stage funding at Spring. With SpringU partners, he advises on program delivery, assists in program delivery through guest lecturing, and also works with partners to develop custom training programs to meet the needs of their communities and entrepreneurs.
Keith truly is an impact-driven, serial entrepreneur and wants to help other people who want to realize their big ideas with social values.
Come and learn from Keith's experience! Hear about how you can turn your idea into reality and help our society solve urgent problems without forgetting about making a profit.
Co-Founder & CEO
With over 15 years experience as a leader in technology centric businesses, Keith has accelerated the growth of both small and large companies, launched new products, and raised over $20m in angel investment and venture capital. He has an unparalleled ability to collaborate with entrepreneurs, employees, and investors to deliver amazing products to the market. Keith is passionate about creating o…
Spring runs a comprehensive set of entrepreneur, incubator, accelerator, and funding programs for aspiring and early stage entrepreneurs. It's the only global entrepreneurship program based in Vancouver (and Canada). Our programs run in over 30 cities on 5 continents, with over 350 entrepreneurs launching 200+ businesses, creating 175+ jobs, and raising over $7M in early stage capital in Vancouver alone.
Want to make the world a better place? Talk to Keith!