Elon Musk’s Patent Nonsense

Patents are far from perfect, but think twice before buying the Tesla founder’s open-source idealism

Brace Yourselves for an Innovation Deficit


A new report reveals we're not producing enough STEM graduates. Will it damage the competitiveness of Canadian businesses?

Inside Waterloo’s Quiet Tech Titan


OpenText lacks the sizzle of companies like BlackBerry, but not the ambition

How Salesforce Plans to Bring Wearable Tech To Business


“This is as much a platform for business as the smartphone was,” CRM giant says

Why Tesla Opened Its Patents


Inside the electric car-maker's deccision to hand over its technology to the world

The Case for Stealing Your Success

(Illustration: C.J. Burton)

Is innovation for suckers? Some fast-growing companies know how to borrow a good idea

One Company’s Grounds for Success

Neil Madden of ECS Coffee Inc. (Photo: Darren Calabrese)

ECS Coffee Inc. didn't start out as a fast-growing retailer. But Neil Madden saw a shift in the market—and pounced on it (twice)

How a B.C. Upstart is Building “The Greenest Oil Refinery Ever Built”


Newcomer Pacific Future Energy is building a $10 billion refinery on the province's north coast. Will it really be eco-friendly?

Get to Know the Mall of the Future

(Illustration: Remie Geoffroi)

Shopping centres are shedding mid-range department stores and bland food courts for a more consumer-friendly model. Are you ready for it?

How Cervélo Built a Better Bike


The Toronto company set out to create the world's fastest road-racing bicycle. Here's how they did it

Who is Canada’s Best Young Entrepreneur?

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Vote for who you think is the best under-35 business owner in the country

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