Innovation

The Future of E-Commerce is Physical

Companies that trade in information have dominated the first round of the digital economy. In the emerging second phase, businesses must combine digital disruption with real-world infrastructure.

Meet the Entrepreneur Reshaping Canada’s North

(Photo: Jessica Deeks)

Iqaluit's former mayor Madeleine Redfern is creating major opportunities by linking big business with Arctic communities

How to Build an Innovation Superhub

Arvind Gupta

UBC's new president Arvind Gupta feels universities and businesses need to work together. And he has a plan for how to make it happen

Are Canada’s R&D Subsidies Too High?

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Government handouts are too generous to be sustainable, according to a new report

Crowdsource: What Did You Learn in 2014?

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We're looking for the best lessons you uncovered about your business, your employees and yourself as an entrepreneur

The Bold New Frontier of Vending Machines

(Illustration: Remie Geoffroi)

Smart brands have discovered that kiosks can be used to sell a lot more than cans of pop

One Day, 5 Killer Business Lessons

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What you'll learn about building a better business (and being a better entrepreneur) at the 2014 W100 Idea Exchange

Meet the Woman Cleaning Up Oil and Gas

(Photo: Ania & Tyler Stalman)

Suzanne West believes it's not only possible to build an environmentally friendly oil company—it's necessary

Will Wearable Tech Revolutionize Your Business?

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Consumers are less than impressed with smart glasses and watches, but innovative companies are starting to get the potential

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

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Morgan Carey of Nanaimo’s Real Estate Webmasters on his business strategy and post-Den plans

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