Success Stories

The Case for Taking on VC Cash

After a decade of bootstrapping, one successful Toronto firm decided to stop going it alone and solicit external investment. Here's why

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

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?

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