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What Every Entrepreneur Should Know at Startup

It's not all sunshine and rainbows in the early days. Here are 4 hard-earned lessons from someone who's been through it

The Case for Taking on VC Cash

Falling Money (Canadian Dollars)

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

Why Cities Need to Step Up Startup Support

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Municipal intervention is key to the creation of viable startup clusters, according to a new report. And it's sorely lacking

Inside Leonard Asper’s Bold New Venture

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

The 3 Things You Need to Scale Up

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No need to wait for investors to pony up cash—a little innovation in key areas can take you to the next level

Canada’s Fastest-Growing Company is Built for Growth

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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

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