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Sean Bovingdon on TGOD and Delivering Craft Cannabis at Scale | The CSE Podcast Ep4-S2

CSE’s Barrington Miller is joined by Sean Bovingdon, CEO of The Green Organic Dutchman Holdings Ltd. (CSE:TGOD) to discuss how his company’s expanded focus on the US and recent listing on the Canadian Securities Exchange is setting course for a bright future for the firm.

Here’s an overview of what Barrington and Sean cover in this edition of the “Exchange for Entrepreneurs” podcast:

0:00 – Introducing Sean Bovingdon and TGOD
1:45 – Sean’s past experience in global growth companies
4:30 – The features of organic cannabis
6:54 – Delivering “craft cannabis” at scale
9:20 – Shifting focus to local markets, the US and paying debt
13:53 – Growing revenue and being agile during COVID
16:50 – Prospects for Germany and Mexico
19:00 – What really matters in the cannabis industry

About The Green Organic Dutchman Holdings Ltd.
The Green Organic Dutchman Holdings Ltd. is a premium certified organically grown cannabis company focused on the health and wellness market. Its organic cannabis is cultivated in living soil, as nature intended. The Company is committed to cultivating a better tomorrow by producing its products responsibly, with less waste and impact on the environment. In Canada, TGOD sells dried flower and oil, and recently launched a series of next‐generation cannabis products such as hash, vapes, organic teas and dissolvable powders.

Learn more about The Green Organic Dutchman Holdings Ltd. at The Green Organic Dutchman Holdings Ltd. | CSE – Canadian Securities Exchange (thecse.com)

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Timothy Ko on Treating Addiction with DMT and Psychedelics | The CSE Podcast Ep3-S2

CSE’s Barrington Miller catches up with Timothy Ko, CEO of Entheon Biomedical Corp. (CSE:ENBI) to discuss how his company is pursuing R&D of DMT-based products to safely treat addiction. Timothy provides an update on what the company has accomplished in the year since they’ve been public and upcoming plans for clinical trials.

Here’s an overview of what Barrington and Timothy cover in this edition of the “Exchange for Entrepreneurs” podcast:

0:00 – Catching up with Timothy Ko and Entheon Biomedical
2:30 – What has happened since they listed on the CSE – Canadian Securities Exchange
4:12 – Personalization through genetics
6:20 – The genetics test kit
8:30 – Pathway for clinical trials
9:55 – What’s coming next for investors

About Entheon Biomedical Corp.
Entheon is a biotechnology research and development company committed to developing and commercializing a portfolio of safe and effective Dimethyltryptamine based psychedelic therapeutic products (“DMT Products”) for the purposes of treating addiction and substance use disorders. Subject to obtaining all requisite regulatory approvals and permits, Entheon intends to generate revenue through the sale of its DMT Products to physicians, clinics and licensed psychiatrists in the United States, certain countries in the European Union and throughout Canada.  

Learn more about Entheon Biomedical Corp. at Entheon Biomedical Corp. | CSE – Canadian Securities Exchange (thecse.com)

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Johnson Joseph on Building a “Dating App” for Lending in China | The CSE Podcast Ep2-S2

CSE’s Barrington Miller chats with Johnson Joseph, CEO of Peak Fintech Group Inc. (CSE:PKK) to discuss how his company is building an ecosystem where small and medium businesses (“SMEs”) can easily connect with lending financial institutions to more efficiently access credit.

Here’s an overview of what Barrington and Johnson cover in this edition of the “Exchange for Entrepreneurs” podcast:

0:00 – Introducing Johnson Joseph and Peak Fintech Group
1:13 – Matching small businesses with the right lending opportunities
3:35 – The surprising use-case for their lending platform
5:12 – The technology at the core of Peak’s business
7:28 – The problem that SMEs have accessing credit
8:00 – From “lending hub” to “business hub”
11:38 – Using analytics and AI for lending decision making and ensuring privacy
14:40 – Doing business in China OVER 10 YEARS
19:21 – What’s coming next for investors
21:44 – Dumplings!

About Peak Fintech Group Inc.
Peak Fintech Group Inc. is the parent company of a group of innovative financial technology (Fintech) subsidiaries operating primarily in the commercial lending industry. Peak’s subsidiaries bring together lending financial institutions and businesses to create the Cubeler Business Hub, an ecosystem where analytics and artificial intelligence are used to facilitate transactions among members of the ecosystem.

Learn more about Peak Fintech Group Inc. at Peak Fintech Group Inc. | CSE – Canadian Securities Exchange (thecse.com)

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Ilan Sobel on Unlocking Human Utility Value at BioHarvest Sciences | The CSE Podcast Ep1-S2

CSE’s Barrington Miller chats with Ilan Sobel, CEO of BioHarvest Sciences Inc. (CSE:BHSC) to discuss how his company is combining science & technology with the power of nature to develop breakthrough proprietary and patented Biofarming technologies (plant cell growth).

Here’s an overview of what Barrington and Ilan cover in this edition of the podcast:

0:00 – Introducing Ilan Sobel and BioHarvest Sciences
2:45 – What Ilan learned over 18 years at Coca Cola
6:40 – Developing “Biofarming” technology at BioHarvest
10:20 – Incorporating sustainability into their strategies
13:25 – The intersection of biotech and health and wellness
16:15 – Correlating sustainable technologies and cost
19:55 – Advocating for female leadership in biotechnology
25:00 – Building “human utility value”

About BioHarvest Sciences Inc.
BioHarvest Sciences produces and sells a food-based Nutraceutical product called Vinia™ which contains the whole range of piceid resveratrol in natural state. The product is made by growing plant cells from red grapes in bioreactors utilizing BioHarvest’s platform technology which allows the growing of specific cells instead of the whole plant. BioHarvest Sciences is also completing research to adapt its platform technology to the growing of cannabis cells under a cannabis research license in Israel.

Learn more about BioHarvest Sciences Inc. at https://thecse.com/en/listings/life-sciences/bioharvest-sciences-inc

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Andrew Thut on Building Large Scale Cultivation for Long Term Growth | #HashtagFinance

CSE’s Barrington Miller chats with Andrew Thut, Chief Investment Officer of 4Front Ventures Corp. (CSE:FFNT) to discuss the company’s commitment to scalable cultivation and out performing black market prices by double digits. Andrew also reflects on how the industry has evolved since his entry into the sector in the mid 2010s.

Here’s an overview of what Barrington and Andrew cover in this edition of the #HashtagFinance podcast:

0:00 – Introducing Andrew THUT and 4Front Ventures
1:30 – The advantage of being an MSO in the US
4:00 – Lessons learned from the early days of cannabis
6:20 – How Andrew’s “safe” banking career transitioned to cannabis
11:20 – What 4Front figured out about low-cost production
14:30 – The impact of inter-state commerce in the cannabis industry
20:40 – Illinois v Massachusetts
23:50 – The catalysts for 4Front in 2021
25:50 – “Know what you own”
28:00 – The Golden Age of Cannabis?

About 4Front Ventures Corp.
4Front (CSE: FFNT) (OTCQX: FFNTF) is a national multi-state cannabis operator and retailer, with a market advantage in mass-produced, low-cost quality branded cannabis products. 4Front manufactures and distributes a portfolio of over 25 cannabis brands including Marmas, Crystal Clear, Funky Monkey, Pebbles, and the Pure Ratios wellness collection, distributed through retail outlets and their chain of strategically positioned Mission branded dispensaries.

Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, 4Front has operations in Illinois, Massachusetts, California, Michigan, and Washington state. From plant genetics to the cannabis retail experience, 4Front’s team applies expertise across the entire cannabis value chain. For more information, visit 4Front’s website www.4frontventures.com.

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Chris Driessen on Building “THE” House of Brands in Cannabis | #HashtagFinance

CSE’s Barrington Miller is joined by Chris Driessen, CEO of SLANG Worldwide Inc. (CSE:SLNG) to discuss how he is applying his skill set in his recently appointed role as CEO and what he thinks it means to build “THE” ‘House of Brands’ in the cannabis industry.

Here’s an overview of what Barrington and Chris cover in this edition of the #HashtagFinance podcast:

0:35 – Introducing Chris Driessen
3:55 – How to compete in the Colorado market
5:41 – Building ‘THE’ House of Brands
7:35 – Upcoming milestones for 2021
9:20 – The foundation of SLANG’s culture
12:30 – Popular products during COVID
15:35 – Discussing Colorado – an early hot spot for the industry
17:35 – Why North American footprint is critical
19:00 – What are the company’s KPIs?
22:50 – The importance of making good on promises

About SLANG Worldwide Inc.
SLANG Worldwide Inc. is a global leader in the cannabis CPG sector with a diversified portfolio of popular brands distributed across the United States. The Company specializes in acquiring and developing market-proven regional brands as well as launching innovative new brands to seize global market opportunities. SLANG is listed on the Canadian Securities Exchange under the ticker symbol SLNG and on the OTCQB under the symbol SLGWF.

Learn more about SLANG Worldwide at https://thecse.com/en/listings/life-sciences/slang-worldwide-inc

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Bob Groesbeck on the Vegas Retail Rollercoaster of 2020 | #HashtagFinance

CSE’s Barrington Miller chats with Bob Groesbeck, Co-CEO of Planet 13 Holdings Inc. (CSE:PLTH) about his company’s challenges – and newfound opportunities – serving customers through their Vegas SuperStore during the pandemic:

0:35 – Introducing Planet 13 holdings – an entertainment company
1:35 – Life since MJBiz in Vegas
4:33 – Having the team to make the transition to delivery possible
7:03 – The Planet 13 product offerings – expansion of the house brand
10:24 – Current tourism trends
12:58 – What the company plans to do with its recently raised funds
14:49 – Post-COVID plans
16:44 – Origin of the Planet 13 name

Planet 13 is a vertically integrated cannabis company based in Nevada, with award-winning cultivation, production and dispensary operations in Las Vegas – the entertainment capital of the world. Planet 13’s mission is to build a recognizable global brand known for world-class dispensary operations and a creator of innovative cannabis products. Planet 13’s shares trade on the Canadian Stock Exchange (CSE) under the symbol PLTH and OTCQX under the symbol PLNHF.

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https://thecse.com/en/listings/life-sciences/planet-13-holdings-inc

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Michael Frank on the Race to Fight Infectious Diseases | #HashtagFinance

CSE’s Barrington Miller chats with Michael Frank, CEO of Revive Therapeutics Ltd. (CSE:RVV) about his company’s ambitions to enter Phase 3 clinical trial protocol to evaluate the safety and efficacy of Bucillamine in patients with mild-moderate COVID-19.

Revive is a life sciences company focused on the research and development of therapeutics for infectious diseases and rare disorders, and it is prioritizing drug development efforts to take advantage of several regulatory incentives awarded by the FDA such as Orphan Drug, Fast Track, Breakthrough Therapy and Rare Pediatric Disease designations. Currently, the Company is exploring the use of Bucillamine for the potential treatment of infectious diseases, with an initial focus on severe influenza and COVID-19.

With its recent acquisition of Psilocin Pharma Corp., Revive is advancing the development of Psilocybin-based therapeutics in various diseases and disorders. Revive’s cannabinoid pharmaceutical portfolio focuses on rare inflammatory diseases and the company was granted FDA orphan drug status designation for the use of Cannabidiol (CBD) to treat autoimmune hepatitis (liver disease) and to treat ischemia and reperfusion injury
from organ transplantation.

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https://thecse.com/en/listings/life-sciences/revive-therapeutics-ltd

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Jonathan Buick on Developing a Technical Knockout in Idaho | #HashtagFinance

CSE’s Barrington Miller chats with Jonathan Buick, CEO of Idaho Champion Gold Mines Canada Inc. (CSE:ITKO) about his company’s recently closed $8.1 million bought deal financing and the plans for its two fully funded 2020 exploration programs at its Baner and Champagne Gold Projects located in Idaho, USA.

Idaho Champion is a discovery-focused gold exploration company that is committed to advancing its 100% owned highly prospective mineral properties located in Idaho, United States. The Company’s shares trade on the CSE under the trading symbol “ITKO”. Idaho Champion is vested in Idaho with the Baner Project in Idaho County, the Champagne Project located in Butte County near Arco, and four cobalt properties in Lemhi County in the Idaho Cobalt Belt. Idaho Champion strives to be a responsible environmental steward, stakeholder and a contributing citizen to the local communities where it operates. Idaho Champion takes its social license seriously, employing local community members and service providers at its operations whenever possible.

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https://idahochamp.com/
https://thecse.com/en/listings/mining/idaho-champion-gold-mines-canada-inc

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Dr. Ahmad Doroudian on the Potential of a COVID-19 Treatment | #HashtagFinance

Dr. Ahmad Doroudian on the Potential of a COVID-19 Treatment, Not a Cure | #HashtagFinance

The CSE’s Barrington Miller chats with Dr. Ahmad Doroudian, CEO of BetterLife Pharma Inc. (CSE:BETR), about BetterLife’s ambitions to advance on the AP-003 clinical trial programs of Altum Pharmaceuticals Inc., which includes a therapeutic pipeline consisting of three products, including AP-003, a patent-pending interferon a2b (IFNa2b) inhalation formulation. Recent studies in China and the UK have provided data that suggest the therapeutic efficacy of interferon-based treatments for COVID-19.

Here’s an overview of what’s covered in this edition of the #HashtagFinance podcast:

3:47 – What BetterLife is doing about COVID-19.

7:01 – How early their product can be used, and if it can be used for prevention.

9:32 – What BetterLife was working on before the COVID-19 pandemic.

11:32 – The differentiators between BetterLife and other companies developing COVID-19 treatments.

15:38 – Taking the treatment approach, instead of the cure approach, to COVID-19, similar to HIV.

19:58 – Phase II clinical trials, and what that means for an investor.

BetterLife Pharma Inc. is an emerging biotechnology company engaged in the development and commercialization of therapeutic pharmaceuticals as well as drug delivery platform technologies. Through its wholly owned subsidiary, BLife Therapeutics Inc., BetterLife is refining and developing drug candidates from a broad set of complementary interferon-based technologies that have the potential to engage the immune system to fight virus infections, such as coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and human papillomavirus (HPV), and/or to directly inhibit tumours to treat specific types of cancer.

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