Technology

The Growth Secrets of Canada’s Hottest Startup

With STARTUP 50 winner Shoes.com, Roger Hardy and Sean Clark are once again working to build the perfect e-commerce company, one big, bold, potentially risky but possibly lucrative step at a time

PROFIT 500 2016: Canada’s Fastest-Growing Information Technology Companies

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Meet the 49 industry firms that made our annual list of rapidly-expanding businesses

PROFIT 500 2016: Canada’s Fastest-Growing Software Companies

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Meet the 59 industry firms that made our annual list of rapidly-expanding businesses

This Canadian Company Used Pokémon Go to Catch Job Candidates

Abell Pest Control's Pokémon Go-themed recruitment effort

Abell Pest Control set off 100 'lures' in an effort to get the attention of potential employees

The Huge Opportunity of Low-Carbon Cleantech

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Carbon-pricing schemes are an emerging standard, and “decarbonizing” the Canadian economy will be worth billions for sustainability innovators

When the Marketplace Model Actually Works

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Digitized flyer app Flipp has been downloaded over 13 million times. How Wehuns Tan and his team built a business connecting retailers and consumers

The Trouble With Tech’s Titans

Peter Thiel during the Web Summit 2014 in Dublin.  Photo: Clodagh Kilcoyne/PA Photos Limited

The lurid tale of tech billionaire Peter Thiel vs. Gawker Media should give us all pause. Why the new entrepreneurial elite need to get a little perspective

The Next Faces of Canada’s Tech Ecosystem

Tammy Meyers, Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of QuestUpon Technologies Inc., uses the company's app on her iPhone at the Quay in New Westminster, B.C. Photo: Darryl Dyck/CP

Female entrepreneurs are disrupting the male-dominated sector transforming the economy in British Columbia and beyond. Here's how

What Your Investors Want to Hear From You

*How To Union Negotiation

A productive relationship with your financial backers depends on an effective communications strategy. What you should be telling them, and how

Where Social Responsibility Is a Selling Point

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Fintech firms are trying to appeal to millennials through their desire to support sustainability

The Smart Way to Hop Onto a Viral Craze

Pokemon Go players stopping outside the Huge Cafe in downtown Atlanta, Ga., in search of digital monsters. Photo: Brinson McGowan/Huge via AP)

Business owners are capitalizing on the sudden, immense popularity of Pokémon Go by using the game to attract customers

Readers Choice

Resilience might not be exciting, but it’s what separates businesses that survive tough times from those that don’t. Just ask the owners of PROFIT 500 winner Ryan Murphy Construction, a Calgary company thriving amid a brutal local downturn

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