The Problem With Failing Early and Often

For too long entrepreneurs treated failure as a dirty secret. But fetishizing it the way we do now can be equally harmful. Here's why

Is This the Best Place in the Country for Female Entrepreneurs?

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More women are setting up businesses in Ontario than in the rest of Canada, according to a new study

Introducing Canada’s Top New Growth Companies: The 2016 STARTUP 50


Meet the country's hottest new businesses

The Growth Secrets of Canada’s Hottest Startup CEO Roger Hardy and founder Sean Clark at the footwear retailer and STARTUP 50 topper’s Vancouver head office

With STARTUP 50 winner, Roger Hardy and Sean Clark are once again working to build the perfect e-commerce company, one big, bold, potentially risky but possibly lucrative step at a time

The First Step to Successful Entrepreneurship


Raising capital is crucial, but it’s not just about the money. Three reasons to master the art of fundraising early

The Hidden Costs of Unlimited Vacation Policies


How unstructured, unlimited holiday policies can backfire, leaving companies with burned out employees and big bills instead of a well-rested workforce

Why You’re Never Too Old to Become an Entrepreneur

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The WISE generation are ideally positioned to build and run successful businesses. What’s driving the rise of seniorpreneurship

How to Take a Niche Product to the Mainstream

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Kailey Gilchrist found that even meat-lovers will buy into vegan foods—with the right message

The Path From Diplomat to Global Entrepreneur

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Why a public servant on track for a conventionally successful career decided to be his own boss, and why so many other young people are doing the same

Why Startups Should Sell to Big Companies First (and How to Land Them)

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W100 winner Carol Leaman ignored the conventional "start small" growth model and pursued billion-dollar companies straight out of the gate

The 3 Things You Need to Scale Successfully

PROFIT Business Cast

A serial entrepreneur and Canadian success story shares his tips for building a great idea into a booming business

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