Success Stories

Inside Leonard Asper’s Bold New Venture

The Canwest collapse taught the media heir what kind of business he wanted to build. Here's how he's doing it

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

Where Venture Capitalists are Investing Now

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3 Canadian provinces finally are rolling with Silicon Valley and the wolves on Wall Street

A Quick (and Poignant) Look at the Startup Journey

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3-minute “micro-documentary” highlights the highs and lows of venturing out

Will This Save the Smartwatch?

Minuum aims to make typing on smartwatches intuitive

Toronto startup aims to make typing intuitive on burgeoning wearable-tech market. Can it convince the public to embrace the new?

What It Will Take to Build Another BlackBerry

OMERS Ventures has invested heavily in Vancouver-based HootSuite. (Photo: HootSuite)

The new head of OMERS Ventures talks about big deals, “patient money” and why he’s so excited about the Canadian tech sector

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