Startup

The Michele Romanow Guide to Investor Pitches

Canadian entrepreneurs aren't prepared for investor meetings, per a recent study. The "Dragons' Den" star explains how to get and hold an investor's interest

The Leadership Lessons of Startup Canada’s Victoria Lennox

Startup Canada CEO Victoria Lennox. Photo: Startup Canada

"Entrepreneurs employ what’s really special and unique about themselves to create the future"

How Tony Lacavera Plans to Bridge the Startup Funding Gap

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The founder of Wind Mobile says firms often fail to make the leap from mid-sized to global. He's got a $100 million strategy to help them cross the "Valley of Death"

Why Community is the Most Valuable Thing Your Company Can Build

PROFIT Business Cast

Vancouver student entrepreneur Daniel Dubois’ ShareShed is a rallying point for its members. How that's helping the startup grow

How to Prepare for the Coming Slowdown in Startup Funding

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Investors are flush with cash, but cautious about spending it. Why Canada's fledgling tech firms need to get ready for the new, frugal venture capitalist

The 7 Most Important Minutes of the Workday

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How one short daily meeting helped Brian Scudamore’s O2E Brands to higher profits and a better company culture

How Canada’s Immigration System is Failing Tech Startups

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Complicated and sluggish protocols are curbing access to foreign talent—just when firms need it most

When It Pays to Work With the Competition

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The banks wouldn’t finance her business, so W100 winner Jane Gowing forged alliances with other construction firms. The result: Bigger clients and massive growth

What Successful Startups Know About Sales

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In the early days, many high-tech firms are focused on the product more than on selling it. Here’s why they should rethink that balance

Michele Romanow’s Entrepreneurial Secret: Start Now, Fix Later

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The youngest Dragon in the Den didn't build five businesses by waiting for the perfect idea

6 Good Reasons to Manufacture in Canada

Made in Canada and barcode, business concept

Offshoring has its advantages, but you can actually save money, time and hassle by making at home. Why this small business did it

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