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Why Canada needs to grow more 'born globals'

Wed, Aug 15th 2012 10:00 am

Why Canada needs to grow more 'born globals' by Mario Thomas, Special to The Globe and Mail, Published

In 2002, five aspiring entrepreneurs emerged from the hallways of the University of Waterloo with a vision. Their goal: to ease the pain of supply chain management for retailers that distribute products we use every day. With an easy-to-use logistics software solution emerging from the lab, these ambitious graduates eyed a lucrative market. This commercial opportunity wasn't bound by regional or domestic borders. This global industry is valued in the hundreds of billions of dollars.

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