Emerging Markets

New Roads to Riches

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Meet the man who’s answering the underdeveloped world’s call for western-style business expertise

Selling to the world’s poor offers huge potential

DataWind co-founder Raja Singh Tuli with a $60 tablet PC (Photo: Ryan Remiorz/CP)

It might seem counterintuitive, but setting your sights on the world’s four billion poorest people can be remarkably lucrative. Just ask Suneet Singh Tuli. The CEO of wireless-device manufacturer DataWind ...

Export opportunities in Brazil

Sao Paulo, Brazil (Photo: Jose Mosquera/Getty)

Frederick Davidson has a knack for unearthing opportunities in hard-to-service countries. For more than a decade, his company, Vancouver-based Energold Drilling Corp., has sold its modular drilling-rig technology to mineral ...

Friends in far places

In 2004, Brad Marchant was hungry for his industrial wastewater treatment and recycling firm to get a toehold in China. The CEO of Vancouver-based BioteQ Environmental Technologies Inc. had tried ...

The Case for South Korea

Why Canadian companies should consider selling to the Asian powerhouse

International success stories: B+H Architects

B+H Architects Leadership in International Trade, Asia-Pacific Founded in Toronto in 1953, B+H has become a global architecture firm with eight offices around the world, including Vancouver, Delhi and Dubai. ...

International success stories: Bassett & Walker International Inc.

Bassett & Walker International Inc. Leadership in International Trade, Latin America Every day, Toronto’s Bassett & Walker International buys agricultural commodities from producers in Mexico, and Latin and South America. ...

Twelve Markets That Will Grow for Decades

Everyone knows that India, China, Russia and Brazil are key growth markets. But a recent report from Citi Investment research also identifies many other nations that are starting to enjoy, ...

The Bright Continent


What should Canadian entrepreneurs know about business opportunities in Africa? PROFIT asked speakers at the 2011 Africa Rising conference in Toronto to weigh in