February 4, 2020
He opened his cheque book and placed the first bet on us succeeding.
I met Nick Waddell, the founder of Cantech Letter, in June of 2012. We were introduced by a broker at Canaccord Genuity who had been an avid reader of the Cantech Letter.
This broker was a young up and comer, passionate...
January 27, 2020
“Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity."
- Roman philosopher Seneca.
Last weekend was the best VRIC since 2010.
It was validation.
Validation for the industry - and a polarizing example of preparation meeting opportunity.
January 8, 2020
It was the first time I had spoken to a Lord.
We are two weeks away from the VRIC and I am immersed in conversations with all of our keynote speakers as we flush out content for the show and wrap up last minute details.
And I just got off the phone with Lord Conrad Black.
January 6, 2020
He has been the single most influential individual in Vancouver finance over the last 40 years.
But back in 1968, a then unknown broker in Vancouver invested $23,000 to purchase a failing business with “no reputation, no money, no history and no talent”.
By 1981, his company...
January 4, 2020
Please allow me to explain why I believe that the upcoming Vancouver Resource Investment Conference (VRIC2020) is, without doubt, the most exciting in the past ten years.
Although I am no longer involved in the day-to-day to day operations of Cambridge House, I’m still an active investor...
December 13, 2019
I am in Vegas at the American Academy of Anti Aging World Congress. There are 5000 attendees here - I am the only one without a PHD (they actually created an exemption to let me in).
Today’s workshop is focused on peptides, cellular efficiency and metabolic function.
At 35 I still get...
November 29, 2019
I know I am going to get some flack for hiring another convict. The last time I did this, it was Edward Snowden, and it cost me my Title Show Sponsor.
It was worth it.
This year, I have a different angle. Our first speaker announcement for the 2020 Vancouver Resource Investment Conference, is...
October 16, 2019
No matter which financing titan I talk to, whether it’s Rick Rule, Frank Holmes, Marin Katusa or Frank Giustra…
They all tell me that “People” are the #1 thing they back.
With BIG money. Their own money.
It’s not uncommon for one of these big-time financiers...
October 15, 2019
It was only the 13th time in history that it happened.
In 2018, Justify won horse racing’s Triple Crown, having won the Kentucky Derby, the Belmont Stakes and the Preakness Stakes.
Winning all 3 titles on route to a Triple Crown is no easy task. The tracks are all different lengths and...
October 1, 2019
How much money could you make in this new Precious Metals Bull Market? Gold and Silver prices have been surging, you don't want to miss out. Follow the most powerful money in the business as all-star speakers such as Rick Rule, Marin Katusa and David Morgan share their picks and...
September 4, 2019
He was an international sensation and a household name. As a young man, he crystallized himself in the history books, and his legend will only grow over generations. He is a hero and a criminal, loved and hated.
Look, I am not an app geek. I have been a late adopter of every...
August 30, 2019
Seven years ago I watched a documentary that changed my life.
The movie was based on the Director of Engineering at Google, and one of the most famed inventors on the planet.
Inc. magazine described him as the “rightful heir to Thomas Edison”.
August 9, 2019
He was four days away from running out of cash and letting his team go.
He was building a product that hit a specific target I had been searching for - where biohacking meets artificial intelligence.
His company integrated devices you wear (think Apple Watch, Fitbit or Glucose...
July 25, 2019
I hired Steve Davidson when he was 23 years old.
I was so broke I could only offer him $24K/year, with commission incentives that might get him to $50k if he hustled.
I pitched him hard on the culture and the vision at Cambridge House, knowing my salary offering...