Startup Resources

What You Really Need to Start a Business

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It's not necessarily experience, as the leader of one of Canada's Top New Growth Companies knows all too well

How Tony Lacavera Plans to Bridge the Startup Funding Gap

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The founder of Wind Mobile says firms often fail to make the leap from mid-sized to global. He's got a $100 million strategy to help them cross the "Valley of Death"

What Successful Startups Know About Sales

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In the early days, many high-tech firms are focused on the product more than on selling it. Here’s why they should rethink that balance

What’s Next for Canadian Innovation?

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau takes part in a virtual reality demonstration at the new Google Canada Development headquarters in Kitchener, Ont., in January 2016. Photo: Nathan Denette/CP

Stakeholders, startups and policymakers must work together to build on a banner year for the country’s tech sector. Watch for these trends and developments in 2016

6 Reasons to Start a Business in Canada Now

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In an increasingly globalized world, why should entrepreneurs build their companies from home? One serial success story's answer

Why Venture Capital is Getting Harder to Land

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The number of venture capital deals declined sharply in the last quarter of 2015 as investors pulled back and got more cautious

3 Expert Tips for Turning Your Entrepreneurial Idea into a Business

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Early stage investor and entrepreneur Brad Feld highlights the problems that many startups encounter

Building a Business from Forsaken Passions

TLink founder Derek Rucki (centre) with Canadian GSEA chair Steve Kearley (right) and Century 21 Real Estate Canada founder Peter Thomas. Photo: Jive Communications

Former golf prodigy from Calgary wins Canadian final of the Global Student Entrepreneurship Awards

Exclusive Event: Opportunity Outlook 2015

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PROFIT's first Executive Breakfast of 2015 reveals your best bets for business expansion

True Confessions of a Dragons’ Den Survivor

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Ian Bell's first experience pitching CBC's famous investors taught him what to do—and what not to do—the second time around