Success Stories

Is Vancouver Really the Next Silicon Valley?

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

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

Canada’s Fastest-Growing Company is Built for Growth

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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

How a B.C. Upstart is Building “The Greenest Oil Refinery Ever Built”

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Newcomer Pacific Future Energy is building a $10 billion refinery on the province's north coast. Will it really be eco-friendly?

The Entrepreneurial Career of Wattpad’s Allen Lau

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The co-founder and CEO of the "YouTube for e-books" shares what inspired him to venture out on his own

There’s Big Business in Big Marijuana

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How Canadian entrepreneurs are taking advantage of loosening pot laws—and how technology will brighten their prospects

2014: The Year Chinese IPOs Go Blockbuster

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Alibaba's mammoth $1-billion U.S. IPO is just be the beginning

Meet the Firm That Could Revolutionize the Energy Sector

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A Vancouver company is developing nuclear fusion reactor that promises unlimited power and zero emissions. Is this the future?

Wattpad Lands $46 Million Series C Funding

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Toronto's "YouTube of ebooks" gets 7-figure investment from (you guessed it!) OMERS Ventures

How to Introduce a Proven Hit to a New Market

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Meet Victor Cui, the man fighting to bring mixed martial arts to Asia—a market in which UFC is a brand of ketchup

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