Category Archives: Market Open

AMPD Ventures Inc. Opens the Market at the CSE Media Centre

The CSE was happy to welcome AMPD Ventures Inc. (CSE:AMPD) to the CSE Media Centre on November 28th, 2019 to open the market.

AMPD Ventures Inc. provides high-performance cloud and computing solutions specializing in low-latency applications, including video games and eSports, digital animation and visual effects, and big data collection, analysis, and visualization. Based out of Vancouver, the AMPD leadership team has been designing and building game infrastructure for more than 10 years, and takes a collaborative approach to ensure that solutions are specifically tailored for each client.

“We’re very happy to be opening the market today. We’re a next generation infrastructure company, basically bringing the next generation of cloud computing to the market – really amazing stuff, for things like eSports, AI, and virtual reality,” remarked AMPD Ventures Inc. CEO Anthony Brown.

“We’re very proud of the fact that we’ve signed Bardel Entertainment to access our new render farm platform, and Rick and Morty is now going to get rendered on our servers – I mean, how cool is that?” said Brown of the company’s recent achievements. “And we also announced recently [that we’re] working with the Canadian Digital Technology Supercluster in Vancouver, where we’re building a digital twin of an aircraft factory and that’s pretty impressive as well.”

Joining Brown to ring the bell at the Market Open were several other key members of the AMPD Ventures Inc. team.

View the podcast for this Market Open featuring Anthony Brown here.

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W.D. Latimer Co. Ltd. Opens the Market at the CSE Media Centre

The CSE welcomed W.D. Latimer Co. Ltd. to a Market Open at the CSE Media Centre on November 26th, 2019.

W.D. Latimer Co. Ltd. is a privately owned and highly regarded Canadian broker-dealer, with over 50 years of specialized experience in market making on Canadian equities. Employing over 30 traders, Latimer applies its strong business ethics, collective trading experience, and low latency trading solutions to all industries within Canada.

“It’s an honour for W.D. Latimer to open the market today for the CSE. We’re a privately owned market making house –  proprietary trading shop –  which basically makes us a perfect partner for the CSE,” remarked Joshua Cauz, Director & Head Trader at W.D. Latimer.

“Our model of market making is still very people driven. W.D. Latimer employs almost 40 traders – most of them are market makers. Basically, we employ human eyes on your stocks. So, if a listed issuer wants to get a hold of us, all they have to do is pick up the phone and call us. And we’ll be there to speak with them,” Cauz added about their services.

Steve Fontaine, International Trader & Marketer at W.D. Latimer, and other key members from the W.D. Latimer team were also in attendance at the Market Open.

View the podcast for this Market Open featuring Joshua Cauz here.

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InnoCan Pharma Corporation Opens the Market

The CSE was happy to join InnoCan Pharma Corporation (CSE:INNO) for a Market Open from a special international location, with members of the InnoCan team ringing the bell on a beach in Tel Aviv, Israel.

InnoCan Pharma Corporation is an Israel-based speciality pharmaceutical company that uses cannabis products to target health issues. The company specializes in the research, development, marketing, and sales of InnoCan-branded over the counter pharmaceutical and non-pharmaceutical products. InnoCan believes that by merging pharma, science, and the therapeutic benefits of cannabinoids, it is possible to create a truly effective over the counter topical treatments product line.

“We are proud to open the market from the beautiful beach of Tel Aviv,” said InnoCan Pharma Corporation CEO Iris Bincovich.

“We are honoured and happy to be the first Israeli cannabis company that has filed in the CSE and concluded a successful round of fundraising,” remarked Innocan Pharma Corporation Executive Chairman Ron Mayron. “InnoCan is a unique value proposition company which can offer a wide range of products and a wide range of system deliveries, and we hope we’ll be one of the leading companies in this area in Canada.”

Joining Bincovich and Mayron at this momentous Market Open were other key members of the InnoCan Pharma Corporation team, as well as Mark Francis, Capital Markets Consultant and Senior Advisor at the CSE.

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Passport to Canada’s Cannabis Sector Opens the Market at the CSE Media Centre

The CSE proudly welcomed the Passport to Canada’s Cannabis Sector to open the market at the CSE Media Centre on November 20th, 2019.

The Passport to Canada’s Cannabis Sector is an alliance between Aird & Berlis, MNP, MGO, ELLO, and the CSE. The alliance will be joining over 35,000 cannabis industry professionals, investors, and entrepreneurs at MJBizCon in Las Vegas next month, where the future of the cannabis industry will be discussed and new innovations within the cannabis space will be showcased.

“This group – us and these service providers – is going to Vegas for MJBiz 2019. We’re going to go there and share our story about how we can serve the industry and continue to help grow the cannabis industry by bringing companies to Canada to raise capital and list publicly on our exchange,” said James Black, Vice President of Listings Development at the CSE.

“Aird & Berlis has always taken a cross-disciplinary approach to the cannabis sector. We’re a full service firm and that’s how we’re treating our clients in the sector. And it’s been really important as we continue to support them in various stages of growth and advancement,” remarked Sherri Altshuler, Partner at Aird & Berlis.

“MNP is a full service provider for accounting, tax, and advisory services. We do all of those services in the cannabis sector,” said Glenn Fraser, Partner and National Leader of Food & Beverage Processing at MNP. “I’m really excited to be a part of the alliance because I think we have some of the pre-eminent service providers in the industry partnering with us during the show. I think it’ll be a pretty exciting time this year,” he added.

Joining Altshuler and Fraser were other key members of the Passport to Canada’s Cannabis Sector alliance.

View the podcast for this Market Open featuring Sherri Altshuler and Glenn Fraser here.

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Peak Positioning Technologies Inc. Opens the Market at the CSE Media Centre

The CSE was happy to welcome Peak Positioning Technologies Inc. (CSE:PKK) to the CSE Media Centre for a Market Open on November 19th, 2019.

Peak Positioning Technologies Inc. is the parent company of a group of innovative technology (Fintech) subsidiaries operating in China’s commercial lending industry. Through its subsidiaries, Peak uses technology, analytics, and artificial intelligence to create an ecosystem of lenders, borrowers, and other participants in the commercial lending space in China. Peak’s goal is to provide North American investors with an opportunity to participate in China’s digitized financial services industry and its expanding Fintech sector.

“The company is starting to take off right now. So, being here today – having this opportunity to open the market – gives us an opportunity to reach out to some people who may not already know about the company and to also thank our current investors who have supported the company for these past few years,” remarked CEO Johnson Joseph.

“We have fantastic technology. But surrounding that technology, we look to add different pieces. We are in the process of adding some significant pieces, hopefully before the end of this year. But certainly 2020 is expected to be a significant year for Peak,” added Joseph. “This is just the beginning. We have a lot of things ahead of us – a lot of opportunities. And the best is yet to come for Peak Positioning.”

Joining Joseph at the Market Open were CFO Jean Landreville and Manager of Banking Business Development, Mei Li. Key members from Peak Positioning’s investor, CHF Capital Markets, were also in attendance.

View the podcast for this Market Open featuring Johnson Joseph here. 

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Deveron UAS Corp. Opens the Market at the CSE Media Centre

The CSE proudly welcomed Deveron UAS Corp. (CSE:DVR) to the CSE Media Centre for a Market Open on November 14th, 2019.

Deveron is a technology company that provides data acquisition services and data analysis to growers within the agricultural industry in North America. Deveron obtains data and insights through its on-demand network of drone pilots and soil sampling technicians. As well, the company provides farmers with independent data analytics through its wholly owned subsidiary Veritas Farm Management.

“We’re a data services company for agriculture that uses drones, soil sampling, and all types of information on the farm to drive increased yields, reduced costs, and improved farm outcomes for the farmers,” said CEO and President David MacMillan.

“To bring people together today to get to open the market in Toronto is a really special thing for all of us to share. It’s one of those symbolic gratifications,” he added.

Other key members of the Deveron team from both Canada and the US were also in attendance at the Market Open.

View the podcast for this Market Open featuring David MacMillan here.

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New Wave Esports Corp. Opens the Market at the CSE Media Centre

The CSE was happy to welcome New Wave Esports Corp. (CSE:NWES) to the CSE Media Centre on November 12th, 2019 to open the market.

An investment company with a focus on the esports and competitive gaming industries, New Wave Esports provides capital and advisory services to esports organizations, teams, leagues, events, and technology innovators. The company’s goal is to enhance all aspects of the industry for existing fans, players, and associated organizations.

“We’ve been working very hard all year to get up to this point. We’ve built a great portfolio behind us to bring to the public. So, now the public has access into investing into the esports ecosystem and continuing investing and growing the esports industry as we move forward,” said CEO Daniel Mitre.

“Looking forward, we’re expanding globally. We’re looking at deals across the world – Asia and Europe – where we’re continuing to build our portfolio,” he added.

Joining Mitre at the Market Open were several members of the New Wave Esports team, including President Trumbull Fisher.

View the podcast for this Market Open featuring Daniel Mitre here.

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EnviroLeach Technologies Inc. Opens the Market at the CSE Media Centre

The CSE proudly welcomed EnviroLeach Technologies Inc. (CSE:ETI) to the CSE Media Centre for a Market Open on November 7th, 2019.

EnviroLeach is a technology company that is engaged in the development and commercialization of environmentally-friendly formulas and technologies for the treatment of materials in the mining and recycling sectors. Using their eco-friendly, proprietary treatment process, EnviroLeach extracts precious metals from ores, concentrates, and E-Waste.

“We’re really excited about opening the market today at the CSE. It’s been a big part of the company’s evolution,” remarked CEO Duane Nelson.

“The company has developed the world’s only environmentally-friendly solution to recover gold from mineral ores, and also from E-Waste,” he added. “Some of the most brilliant scientists, doctors, [and] engineers have brought this innovation to life.”


Nelson was joined by CFO Don Weatherbee and COO Wayne Moorhouse at the Market Open.

View the podcast for this Market Open featuring Duane Nelson here.

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Draganfly Inc. Opens the Market at the CSE Media Centre

The CSE welcomed Draganfly Inc. (CSE:DFLY) to open the market on November 5th, 2019 at the CSE Media Centre.

Draganfly Inc. is an award-winning, industry-leading manufacturer, contract engineering, and product development company within the UAV space, serving the public safety, agriculture, industrial inspections, and mapping and surveying markets. The company is driven by passion, ingenuity, and the need to provide efficient solutions and first-class services to its customers around the world with the goal of saving time, money, and lives. Draganfly is positioning itself as an integrated solutions provider to the UAV industry, and celebrated their recent listing on the CSE.

“Today for us at the Draganfly team to open up DFLY on the Canadian Securities Exchange, it’s humbling, quite frankly. This is an exchange that’s built for entrepreneurs, and we’re a company of entrepreneurs. This company has been around for 20-plus years, we had lots of options and opportunities of where we wanted to list, and this particular exchange, at this time, for this project, it was absolutely the right place to be,” remarked Chairman Cameron Chell.

“There’s a tremendous opportunity in the market for a North American manufacturer and solutions systems provider with a patent portfolio like ours to be able to get market penetration. And there’s about a billion dollar opportunity over the next number of years for us to own, and we think that this is the right move for us in order to capitalize on that opportunity.”

Joining Chell at the Market Open were several members of the Draganfly team, including CFO Paul Sun, COO Pat Imbasciani, and Gowling WLG Partner Denis Silva.

View the podcast for this Market Open featuring Cameron Chell here.

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IM Cannabis Corp Opens the Market at the CSE Media Centre

The CSE was proud to welcome IM Cannabis Corp (CSE:IMCC) to open the market at the CSE Media Centre on October 17, 2019.

IM Cannabis is a leading medical cannabis provider. Since 2010, the company has offered a full spectrum of government-licensed cannabis products, from generic to GMP-certified and pharmaceutical-grade, for both wholesale and retail clients. IM Cannabis is an industrial innovator, constantly moving forward in the rapidly developing medical cannabis market and closely collaborating with research institutions and start-up companies.

“We are enormously proud to open the market at the CSE. We’ve waited a long time for that. The team came from Israel and everybody is very excited,” remarked CEO Oren Shuster.

“IMC started in 2010 in Israel as one of the first medical cannabis companies in the world. What we have done, we have taken our know-how and expertise to Europe, and now we’re working in Europe, and we’re a pure European player. The main market that we are going to is Germany, and we will start to have substantial sales early next year. We have a very good focus for next year, and I think the fact that we are coming with the backing of clinical trials, and a lot of research done in Israel and bringing it into the EU market makes us different.”

A number of prominent members of the IM Cannabis team joined Shuster at the Market Open, including Co-Founder Rafael Gabay, COO Amir Goldstein, CFO Shai Shemesh, and more.

View the podcast for this Market Open featuring Oren Shuster here.

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