Startup

The Case for Taking on VC Cash

After a decade of bootstrapping, one successful Toronto firm decided to stop going it alone and solicit external investment. Here's why

Canada’s Fastest-Growing Company is Built for Growth

Karl Gannon and Nik Grgic of FourQuest Energy Inc. (Photo: Ania & Tyler Stalman)

Inside the incredible growth of FourQuest Energy Inc., the No. 1 firm on the 2014 PROFIT 500

Essential Startup Advice from the PROFIT 500

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Starting a successful business can be brutally hard. Here are some proven strategies to get through it unfazed

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

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Should you expect your staff to be always on call? Here’s some advice on what it takes to manage in a post-9-to-5 business world

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