By Matthew – Published on July 3, 2018
June was an exciting month for investors, from the gold vs crypto vs cannabis panel that took place at the 2018 International Mining Investment Conference to looking at the value and real-world uses of blockchain. In our monthly roundup we bring together the most popular investing topics and...
By Matthew – Published on June 26, 2018
Last month we took a look at Canadian companies who are currently attracting global tech investors and helping grow a venture capital culture. During the 2018 Cantech Investment Conference we had a chance to sit down with some of the top CEOs and discuss the path they took and how they are...
By Nicholas – Published on June 1, 2018
As a veteran investor and billionaire Jim Rogers says, it has never been easy to make money. Contrarian investing can be very profitable, but it is vital to make sure the asset class you are investing in isn't cheap for all the right reasons. There are many investments out there which simply...
By Nicholas – Published on May 20, 2018
The massive ramp in the price and popularity of cryptocurrency has made people take notice of a little watched sector. Bitcoin and Ethereum made numerous new millionaires appear over the last two years. But Blockchain, which is the system that makes cryptocurrencies function, has found a firm base...
By Jay – Published on May 14, 2018
Three asset classes dominated investor conversations in 2017 - Gold, Crypto and Cannabis. Every major news outlet hosted a Bitcoin vs Gold debate, as investors tried to make sense of a frothing market. The spec markets were hot in general, and many investors made a killing. But the first half of...
By Nicholas – Published on April 21, 2018
The market for ICO's is growing dramatically. In 2017 new companies raised more than $6 Billion US dollars via Initial Coin Offerings (ICO's), which is 45 times more cash than ICO's brought in the previous year. It is estimated that this year's ICO's have already eclipsed...
Published on February 28, 2018
Harry Pokrandt, HIVE Blockchain Technologies at Cantech Investment Conference, January 31 in Toronto.
By Nicholas – Published on February 28, 2018
The Blockchain space has exploded in popularity, and a long standing Canadian developer has voiced his concerns that Canada is in danger of falling behind places like the US and EU as a development hub for Blockchain. Louis Cleroux is the founder and CEO of Montreal based Leadweb. Mr. Cleroux...
By Nicholas – Published on February 21, 2018
The world of finance wasn't ready for cryptos. 2017 saw the rise of an asset class that still isn't easy to place in an existing category. Cryptocurrencies are more like a commodity than a currency at this point, but unlike a physical commodity, they offer little utility to the people...
By Nicholas – Published on February 10, 2018
The last week saw a frenzy of selling across asset classes amid skyrocketing volatility in global markets. While many investors were watching what could be the beginning of a very rough time in the world of finance, crypto champion and former Fortress Trader Mike Novogratz's latest venture...
By Nicholas – Published on February 7, 2018
Bitcoin's fall from its December highs has been quick, with many buyers who entered the space recently sitting on major losses. Over the last few months of 2017 people had been taking out mortgages to buy crypto currencies, as well as using their credit cards to fund crypto purchases. This...
By Nicholas – Published on February 3, 2018
Nouriel Roubini didn't mince words when he sat down with Bloomberg's Tom Keene last Friday. The man who was famously bearish, and right, in the lead up to the crisis in 2008 feels that Bitcoin is “The biggest bubble in human history.” These words were delivered on a day that...
By Nicholas – Published on January 30, 2018
One of the most influential tech conferences of the year will open tomorrow, with world-leading Canadian companies there to interact with investors and the public. This will be the fifth anniversary of the Cantech Investment Conference! There will be many companies whose business models...
By Nicholas – Published on January 16, 2018
Tuesday was a rough one for cryptos, with a slew of bearish headlines hitting the wires from across the world. South Korean regulators have reasserted that shutting down crypto exchanges is still an option, even without approval from the legislature. According to local news sources, regulators...
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