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Confessions of a Bootstrapper

One tech entrepreneur shares what he's learned about building a business with no outside money

What Every Entrepreneur Should Know at Startup

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

Is Vancouver Really the Next Silicon Valley?

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Plenty of buzz is building around the city's thriving tech scene, but real questions remain about its sustainability

What Today’s Successful Startups Know

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Veteran Vancouver entrepreneur and venture capitalist Boris Wertz reveals what sets the winners apart from the also-rans

Inside the Great Graphene Rush

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The so-called "miracle mineral" is exciting Canadian resource startups and investors alike. Are the prospects really so bright?

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

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

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