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Lessons From the Dragons: What It Takes to Buck the Trend

A wearable that's actually worth putting on wins big in the Dragons' Den Season 11 Family Special

Inside Shop.ca’s Failed E-Commerce Revolution

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Once one of Canada's hottest tech startups, the marketplace went bankrupt after a series of strategic missteps and clashing visions. Can it rise again?

Lessons From the Dragons: Taking on Goliath

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Ambitious entrepreneurs pitch their Uber alternative and a failed attempt to save shoes on Dragons' Den Season 11 Episode 12

5 CEO Resolutions for the New Year

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This year, I'm making less work for myself, so that I can get more done

Inside Frank + Oak’s Ambitious Strategy of Constant Reinvention

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Meet the innovators building an omnichannel, omnisex, omnicountry brand that may just be the future of retail

Lessons From the Dragons: Prove Your Market

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A family firm with a hot product and a swift solution to homeowners' winter weather woes on the Dragons' Den Holiday Special

What It Really Takes to Build an Innovation Hub

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Former rustbelts trying to lure in high-tech companies need to focus on creating the kind of cities where knowledge workers actually want to live

Lessons From the Dragons: Getting It Right With Product No. 1

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A single-SKU success story and some inventive ideas in Dragons' Den Season 11 Episode 6

Lessons From the Dragons: Winning Without Being First

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A trio of young founders with a unique take on a booming space on Dragons' Den Season 11 Episode 4

The Problem With Failing Early and Often

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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

Lessons From the Dragons: Focus on the Fundamentals

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Joe Mimran explains why this pitch sparked a bidding war on the Season 11 premiere of Dragons' Den

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