Success Stories

Meet the Firm That Could Revolutionize the Energy Sector

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

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

BuildDirect Scores $30 Million in VC Funding

Rob Banks (left) and Jeff Booth are reinventing the building-supplies channel because “we felt pain for the customer”

The growing Vancouver business plans to add 300 employees to its e-commerce operation

Top Tips From Calgary’s Fastest-Growing Firms

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Growth during a recession? Attracting employees by promising less pay and more work? These 2013 PROFIT 500 stars got it done

Electronic Devices as Lego

Nanoport connects devices without cables

Among the robots and wearable tech at CES 2014, one Canadian company launches a technology that connects electronic devices without cables

How to Take On Giants

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One entrepreneur’s slow but steady approach to succeeding in an industry dominated by deeply entrenched players

Tech Startups Make Food of the Future

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Silicon Valley nurtures new food-tech ventures that aim to change the way we eat, starting with eggs

Canada’s Smartest Company 2014

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John DeHart and his team at Vancouver-based home care provider Nurse Next Door have forged a corporate culture that treats “good” as never good enough

Toronto Board of Trade Recognizes Entrepreneurs

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FreshBooks and The Bargains Group among SMEs honoured at the BOT's annual Business Excellence Awards

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