Best Practices

Will This Company Save the Book Business?

40 million North Americans own e-readers, but most still like print, too. It's the sweet spot BitLit hopes to capitalize on

Lose the Hype: Startups Aren’t the Only Innovators

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We fetishize tiny startups, but plenty of companies get big and keep their disruptive streak intact

The 4 Things Canadian Startups Must Get Right

PROFIT Business Cast

A serial entrepreneur shares his thoughts on what separates successful young ventures from flops

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

What Today’s Successful Startups Know

Boris Wertz

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

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

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

Essential Startup Advice from the PROFIT 500

Startup

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

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

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

Do Government Grants Actually Help Small Businesses?

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Research says startups that get funding from the feds face some disadvantages. But the pros outweigh the cons

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