Skip to main content

Entrepreneurship: Ideas

Generating Ideas

How do you identify the next big thing for consumer products or services? The following are some recommended starting points which enable you  to keep on top of  trends, ideas, language, buzzwords, etc.

Read daily and weekly newspapers and popular business magazines in print, in the Canaccord Learning Commons

Online trade magazines and newspapers will also help you get ideas, for example:

EntrepreneurEconomist  | Forbes | Canadian Business | Inc. | Fast Company | 
Globe & Mail Report on BusinessProfit | Wall Street Journal | Vancouver Sun

Article databases allow structured searching of concepts or ideas (e.g. viral marketing, green business) to find current and geographically specific information.

Other Sources of Innovations and Trends: