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C2-MTL: The future is in commercial creativity
After the success of its collaborative workshops in 2013, PwC is proud to participate in the third edition of C2-MTL from May 27 to 29, 2014—the event that reinvents the business conference.

Technology valuation snapshot - Q1 2014
The Q1 2014 Technology valuation snapshot - find out why there is a strong future for public Canadian technology markets.

Technology valuation snapshot - 2013 year in review
Our inaugural issue of Technology valuation snapshot provides a comprehensive look at the 2013 Deal activity.

Making time to grow your business
Thinking strategically about the future is vital for private companies. How do you start focusing on what’s really important?

Roadmap to a successful social media strategy
The social media landscape is quickly becoming an essential component to how private businesses interact and engage with their market. Learn how to cut through the clutter.

C2-MTL: The future is in commercial creativity
After the success of its collaborative workshops in 2012, PwC was proud to participate in the second edition of C2-MTL from May 21 to 23, 2013—the event that reinvents the business conference.

Technology compensation survey - 2012 Results
So what’s the biggest challenge CEOs are currently facing? According to the CEOs interviewed for PwC’s 2012 Report on emerging technology companies, managing talent topped the list of major business challenges.

Plan more, Pay less: Effective tax strategies for your family business
There are a number of tax strategies available for Canadian family business leaders – effective planning allows you to capitalize on existing opportunities.

Planning the next move: Successfully transitioning to a professionally-managed business
To grow and evolve a business to the next level, Canadian family business leaders may consider transitioning to professional management.

Succeeding through succession: Using succession planning to build value and talent
Succession planning is critical for private company, yet many companies do not have a well defined succession plan. This can have far-reaching repercussions.

Growing mobile
The evolution of technology is taking place at such a rapid rate that the sooner you initiate a digital mobile strategy, the better.

Solving business problems with game-based design
What is it about games that people enjoy so much? Whether it's the engagement, the motivation, or the challenge, businesses have begun to take notice.

Mobile technologies index
The Mobile Technologies Index is a broad composite of seven enabling components. Find out more about infrastructure speed - part 2 in the series.

Driving growth with your supply chain
Supply chain touches almost every aspect of operations within a company. As a result, it can account for anywhere from 30 to 70 percent of a business’ overall cost base.

Mobile Innovations Forecast: Making sense of the rapid change in mobile innovatio
With the goal of providing business leaders early warnings about coming disruptions and actionable intelligence about new opportunities, PwC introduces its Mobile Innovations Forecast.

Cultivating innovation: What’s the formula? The innovation master plan framework
Learn five actions you can take at your company to cultivate innovation.

Advancing the growth agenda
Private company leaders are feeling positive about future prospects. Stronger balance sheets and easier access to financing mean new opportunities for growth. Are you ready?

Making strategic planning real
PwC recently hosted a webinar on the fundamentals of strategic planning. An informal poll of participants revealed that only 12% were convinced their employees could articulate their company’s vision. Read the full article.

Coming from out of town? We’ve got you covered.
Vision to Reality Conference is the premier event for CEOs of emerging Canadian companies

M&A in the Canadian technology sector - Having that competitive option
Coming out of the economic downturn, technology companies emerged stronger than ever. Growth has been spurring by increased investment in innovative technology strategies and solutions.

PwC at C2-MTL: Video highlights of the event
PwC presented five collaborative workshops in conjunction in the inaugural edition of C2-MTL, an international business conference that blends commerce and creativity.

Watch & Listen: Videos about the Canadian Technology Industry
Watch videos of our people talking about key trends evolving in the Technology Industry in Canada.

B.C. Techmap™
What are the key drivers and influencers of British Columbia's technology industry? Use our B.C. Techmap™ to find the answers. New version is launching in June of 2012.

Connecting With Social Media
This article by Debbie Dimoff explains how social media can play a leading role in helping to drive business by engaging employees, consumers, suppliers, partners and even investors.

The power of social media
This paper explains the difference between social media and social collaboration and why CIOs and CTOs should become social media role models for their organization.

Hot Sectors, Hot Markets: Economic forecast for emerging technologies
PwC’s report on selected emerging global market opportunities, with the goal of identifying potential sources of foreign direct investment for the Greater Toronto Area.

Embracing the Power of the Cloud
Thanks to the arrival of software as a service, infrastructure as a service and platform as a service, the playing field for private companies is becoming level with the big players.

Building tomorrow’s giants - 2014 Emerging companies’ survey
Now in its 11th year, our 2014 Emerging companies’ survey, takes a deep dive to outline the challenges and opportunities facing Canada’s emerging technology sector, as identified by its top decision-makers―the CEOs.

Technology Forecast
This quarterly journal from PwC Global focuses on emerging trends in technology and the strategic options that new technologies can create for the enterprise.

Growing Companies Need Board Guidance Too
An effective formal board of directors or informal advisory board is a valuable, consistent, relatively inexpensive source of advice to any company.