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Governments dole out millions at auto show

The Nissan Vmotion 2.0 Concept is among the new vehicles in the spotlight at the 2017 Canadian International Auto Show, which wraps up Sunday in Toronto. | Photo by John Bauld via Creative Commons. 

February 17, 2017 - 5:59pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

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U.S. firm builds home services business with Toronto's HomeStars

Toronto-based HomeStars has found a soft landing with Colorado's HomeAdvisor. | Photo courtesy of HomeStars.

February 10, 2017 - 4:47pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

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Scotiabank opens giant digital innovation lab

The new Scotiabank Digital Factory's "Collaboration Zone" has the obligatory ping-pong tables, along with air hockey and a bowling alley. | Photo via CNW Group/Scotiabank

January 27, 2017 - 4:54pm

Women business owners explain special set of challenges

Holly Tachovsky, CEO and co-founder of Austin-based BuildFax, believes that the quality of a company's idea and management team are more important than whether it is run by a woman. | Photo courtesy of BuildFax.

January 26, 2017 - 1:55pm

Shopify continues explosive growth with new Toronto facility

Shopify is further expanding its operations in Toronto, but is being careful not to get between the feuding mayors of Toronto and its original home of Ottawa. Photo by Shopuify via Creative Commons.

January 20, 2017 - 4:26pm

Do female-led businesses have more challenges in raising capital?

As a partner & co-founder of Foster City, Calif.-based Scale Venture Partners and the co-chair of the National Venture Capital Association Inclusion & Diversity Task Force, Kate Mitchell believes the venture capital industry needs to get practical about solutions to help women-led businesses connect with investors, and vice versa.|Photo courtesy of Scale Venture Partners.

 
January 16, 2017 - 11:59am

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

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