Technology

True Confessions of a Dragons’ Den Survivor

Ian Bell's first experience pitching CBC's famous investors taught him what to do—and what not to do—the second time around

3 Ways to Disrupt a Crowded Market

PROFIT Business Cast

Want to launch something unique in a market that seems saturated? Try following these tips from a successful serial entrepreneur

Welcome to the Hoverboard Age

(Photo: "Hover board" by LoveBoat - Own work. Licensed under CC BY 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons)

A Silicon Valley startup is working to turn the futuristic, once-fictional mode of transport into consumer reality

The Secret World of Domain Names

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Online presence has never been more important, yet too few entrepreneurs understand what goes into getting a good domain name

The Simple Step That Protects Your Company’s Data

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Encrypting your website is neither expensive nor difficult, and it can be your best protection against malicious hackers

Does the World Need Stoplights for Bathrooms?

Public restroom in the center of city

An evaluation of "Tooshlights" and 11 other business ideas, products and strategies in the latest Ingenuity Index

Would You Pay for Employees to Freeze their Eggs?

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Why firms like Apple and Facebook are spending big to attract female talent

Is Canada Ready for Drones?

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As more and more businesses consider the commercial applications of unmanned aircraft, safety issues and red tape are keeping them grounded

What Makes the Gaming Industry So Hot Today

PROFIT Business Cast

An industry exec shares her thoughts on why Canada's $2.3-billion game-development sector is growing so quickly

Why Salesforce Loves Buying Canadian Startups

Salesforce COO George Hu speaking at the company’s Dreamforce conference in 2011. (Jakub Mosur/Salesforce)

"There's a crazy amount of innovation happening right now in Canada," says COO

What You Need to Know About BlackBerry’s Passport

The BlackBerry Passport (Photo: BlackBerry)

The Waterloo giant's brand-new smartphone was built with the business world in mind. Does the business world want it?

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The sale of your business should be a call for wild celebration. But serious regret is the real outcome for a significant number of sellers. Here’s what can go wrong, and how to avoid it

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