Startup

Inside Leonard Asper’s Bold New Venture

The Canwest collapse taught the media heir what kind of business he wanted to build. Here's how he's doing it

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

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

The Entrepreneurial Career of Wattpad’s Allen Lau

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The co-founder and CEO of the "YouTube for e-books" shares what inspired him to venture out on his own

There’s Big Business in Big Marijuana

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How Canadian entrepreneurs are taking advantage of loosening pot laws—and how technology will brighten their prospects

Why Today’s Startups Aim to Sell

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Forget the long haul: a new survey shows the majority of emerging Canadian companies hope to be acquired within three years

2014: The Year Chinese IPOs Go Blockbuster

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Alibaba's mammoth $1-billion U.S. IPO is just be the beginning

Use Your Blog to Stand Out

PROFIT Business Cast

A good blog can win over investors and the media. The key is to be candid

Meet the Firm That Could Revolutionize the Energy Sector

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A Vancouver company is developing nuclear fusion reactor that promises unlimited power and zero emissions. Is this the future?

Wattpad Lands $46 Million Series C Funding

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Toronto's "YouTube of ebooks" gets 7-figure investment from (you guessed it!) OMERS Ventures

Do Government Grants Actually Help Small Businesses?

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Research says startups that get funding from the feds face some disadvantages. But the pros outweigh the cons

How to Introduce a Proven Hit to a New Market

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Meet Victor Cui, the man fighting to bring mixed martial arts to Asia—a market in which UFC is a brand of ketchup

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