Capital Ideas Radio
Episode 041 - SwapCast: Mark Bunting on the #HashtagFinance Podcast

Episode 041 - SwapCast: Mark Bunting on the #HashtagFinance Podcast

July 2, 2019

Capital Ideas Media President & Publisher Mark Bunting in conversation with Grace Pedota on the Canadian Securities Exchange podcast, #Hashtag Finance. Mark talks about his favourite podcasts, the changing face of business news media, his early days in radio, the difference between covering sports and finance, and they play the word game, Blurt.

Episode 040 - Aaron Dunn, Senior Analyst, KeyStone Financial

Episode 040 - Aaron Dunn, Senior Analyst, KeyStone Financial

June 28, 2019

Aaron Dunn, Senior Analyst at KeyStone Financial talks to Capital Ideas Media President & Publisher Mark Bunting in the audio version of a recent live stream broadcast. Aaron gives you six growth, dividend and U.S. top picks, and excellent insight into how KeyStone's Canadian Small Cap Growth portfolio has achieved an average annual return of more than 36% since 1998.

Episode 039  - Bruce Campbell, Founder & Portfolio Manager, StoneCastle Investment Management

Episode 039 - Bruce Campbell, Founder & Portfolio Manager, StoneCastle Investment Management

May 10, 2019

Capital Ideas Media publisher Mark Bunting talks to Bruce Campbell, founder and portfolio manager of StoneCastle Investment Management. Bruce manages the Purpose Canadian Equity Growth Fund, which is higher by more than 30% this year, and ranked number one in its category. He also manages the StoneCastle Cannabis Growth Fund, which is up by more than 28% since its launch in September of 2018. Bruce brings you his macro view of the market, five small cap top picks, and answers viewer questions.

Episode 038 - Mark Goliger, CEO, National Access Cannabis

Episode 038 - Mark Goliger, CEO, National Access Cannabis

May 9, 2019

Capital Ideas Media publisher Mark Bunting talks to Mark Goliger, the CEO of National Access Cannabis (TSXV:META), the largest cannabis retailer in Canada. Goliger details the company’s expansion plans, its readiness for new products, and why investors should pay attention to the leverage and growth potential of the company.

Episode 037 - Tyler Robson, CEO, Valens GroWorks

Episode 037 - Tyler Robson, CEO, Valens GroWorks

May 8, 2019

Capital Ideas Media publisher Mark Bunting talks again with Tyler Robson, CEO of Valens GroWorks (CSE:VGW), the largest cannabis extractor in Canada. The company’s shares have more than doubled since his last visit. Find out about the company’s deals with Canopy Growth, Tilray and other top 10 licensed producers, and why Valens is very well-positioned for “Legalization 2.0” coming in October.

Episode 036 - Paul Pedersen, Co-Founder & CEO, Nextleaf Solutions

Episode 036 - Paul Pedersen, Co-Founder & CEO, Nextleaf Solutions

May 6, 2019

NextLeaf Solutions (CSE:OILS) beat multi-billion dollar public companies to the first U.S. patent for the extraction and purification of cannabinoids. The company has a facility in B.C. ready for “Legalization 2.0” to be a white label provider to many different types of consumer facing cannabis companies. Capital Ideas Media publisher Mark Bunting talks to Paul Pedersen, co-founder and CEO of Nextleaf, who was also a founder of Peace Naturals, which was bought by Cronos Group.

Episode 035 - Bob Groesbeck, Co-CEO, Planet 13

Episode 035 - Bob Groesbeck, Co-CEO, Planet 13

March 25, 2019

Capital Ideas TV travels to Las Vegas to Planet 13 (CSE:PLTH;OTC:PLNHF), the largest cannabis dispensary in the world. Capital Ideas Media publisher Mark Bunting talks to co-CEO Bob Groesbeck, who gives us a tour and details the company’s ambitious expansion plans for a 40,000 square foot entertainment complex.

Planet 13’s stock has doubled since our first interview last July, and Groesbeck is very confident there is much higher revenue and profit in the future as the company rolls out its concept across the U.S.

Episode 034 - Marc Seelenfreund, Founder, CEO, Siyata Mobile

Episode 034 - Marc Seelenfreund, Founder, CEO, Siyata Mobile

March 22, 2019

Capital Ideas travels to Las Vegas for a wireless conference at the invitation of Siyata Mobile (TSXV:SIM;OTCQCX:SYATF).

The company is kicking into a higher gear after striking distribution deals with AT&T, Motorola, FirstNet and Bell Mobility for its flagship product, the Uniden UV350, the “first and only” push-to-talk over cellular (PoC) device for commercial vehicles.

Hear our conversation with Siyata mobile founder and CEO Marc Seelenfreund as he details why the company’s revenue, earnings and stock price should start to ramp up.

Episode 033 - Simon Hitzig, CEO, Accord Financial

Episode 033 - Simon Hitzig, CEO, Accord Financial

March 21, 2019

Accord Financial (TSX:ACD) CEO Simon Hitzig talks with Capital Ideas Media publisher Mark Bunting about tripling the company’s loan portfolio, being more diverse than ever, and the record earnings that have resulted from the company’s five-year growth plan.

Episode 032 - Dr. Jack Regan, Founder, CEO, Lexagene Holdings

Episode 032 - Dr. Jack Regan, Founder, CEO, Lexagene Holdings

March 20, 2019

Capital Ideas Media publisher Mark Bunting sits down with Dr. Jack Regan, founder and CEO of Lexagene Holdings (TSXV:LXG;OTC:LXXGF). The company is on the verge of commercializing its pathogen detection system, which is faster and less expensive than current methods.

Regan says Lexagene has already had exploratory talks with larger biotech firms that need this technology in their product line. That makes a buyout of Lexagene later this year a distinct possibility.

Episode 031 - Paul Beattie, Co-Founder, BT Global Growth

Episode 031 - Paul Beattie, Co-Founder, BT Global Growth

March 19, 2019

Capital Ideas Media President and Publisher Mark Bunting in conversation with Paul Beattie, co-founder of the BT Global Growth Fund, which has consistently beaten the market since inception in 2006 with an annualized return net of fees of 9%. 

Paul has Five Top Picks for you, talks about long/short strategies, the importance of cash flow, and explains how to profit from the inefficient Canadian market

Episode 030 - Dr. Zaki Rakib, Founder, CEO, Canna-V-Cell Sciences

Episode 030 - Dr. Zaki Rakib, Founder, CEO, Canna-V-Cell Sciences

March 18, 2019

Capital Ideas Media President and Publisher Mark Bunting sits down with Dr. Zaki Rakib, founder and CEO of Canna-V-Cell Sciences (CSE:CNVC), a company disrupting the burgeoning cannabis sector through bio farming.

Rakib asks and answers the question: Why grow plants when all you want are the active ingredients? Canna-V-Cell’s proprietary and scaleable technology produces a cannabis powder at a fraction of the cost of traditional growing methods and uses a sliver of the space.

The company is proving out its technology this year, will build a manufacturing facility (probably in California), and plans to be selling its product to consumer-facing companies in 2020.

Episode 029 - Bruce Campbell, Founder, StoneCastle Investment Management

Episode 029 - Bruce Campbell, Founder, StoneCastle Investment Management

February 20, 2019

Capital Ideas Media President and Publisher Mark Bunting in conversation with Bruce Campbell, who provides investors with Six Small Cap Top Picks, investing strategies and insights, and he answers viewer questions. At the time of this live interview, Bruce's Purpose Canadian Equity Growth Fund was the best-performing small-to-mid-cap mutual fund this year with a return of nearly 14%.

Episode 028 - Adam Cegielski, CEO, Eyecarrot Innovations

Episode 028 - Adam Cegielski, CEO, Eyecarrot Innovations

February 1, 2019

Capital Ideas Media President and Publisher Mark Bunting talks to Adam Cegielski, CEO of Eyecarrot Innovations (TSXV:EYE), whose Binovi technology platform is showing the way forward in functional vision care, and advancing the way patients are diagnosed and treated. Cegielski says Eyecarrot’s growth is speeding up as doctors and patients see the results.

Episode 027 - David Harquail, CEO, Franco-Nevada

Episode 027 - David Harquail, CEO, Franco-Nevada

January 28, 2019

In this Best of Episode of Capital Ideas Radio, Mark Bunting sits down with Franco-Nevada (TSX:FNV;NSYE:FNV) CEO David Harquail to talk about the company's sector-leading streaming and royalty assets, and the firm's outstanding 18% compound annual growth rate over the last 10 years. (This episode was recorded in June of 2018.)

Episode 026 - Michael Gorenstein, CEO, Cronos Group

Episode 026 - Michael Gorenstein, CEO, Cronos Group

January 24, 2019

In this Best of Episode of Capital Ideas Radio, Mark Bunting talks to Cronos Group (TSX:CRON;NASDAQ:CRON) Chairman, President and CEO Michael Gorenstein about the company's ambitious plans to have cannabis production hubs on six continents. (This episode was recorded in March of 2018.)

Episode 025 - Fabrice Taylor, Founder & Publisher, President’s Club Investment Letter

Episode 025 - Fabrice Taylor, Founder & Publisher, President’s Club Investment Letter

January 18, 2019

One of Canada’s foremost stock pickers isolates five top picks he thinks have been abandoned by the market “because they’re not weed”. Taylor, a Capital Ideas Media contributor, also gives valuable investment insights, takes viewer questions, and explains why he believes management at Aphria, a company in which he was an early investor, got "lazy and dumb".

Episode 024 - John McMullen, CEO, LGC Capital

Episode 024 - John McMullen, CEO, LGC Capital

December 20, 2018

Capital Ideas Media publisher Mark Bunting talks to John McMullen, CEO of LGC Capital (TSXV:LG), about the company’s global strategy, planned two million+ square foot production capacity, and retail brands. LGC is looking to more than triple revenue in 2019, and McMullen says the ultimate goal is to roll up the assets in which the company has stakes into LGC.

Episode 023 - Traci Costa, Founder & CEO, Peekaboo Beans

Episode 023 - Traci Costa, Founder & CEO, Peekaboo Beans

December 19, 2018

Capital Ideas Media publisher Mark Bunting sits down with Peekaboo Beans (CSE:BEAN) founder and CEO Traci Costa, who tells us about the children’s clothing company’s strategic shift from direct selling to an omni-channel model, and the immediate results Peekaboo has seen. Another big change is Peekaboo’s move to Shopify’s e-commerce platform, which Costa calls “amazing”. She also discusses Peekaboo’s use of social media influencers to build brand awareness. All of these moves Costa believes will “supercharge” growth and light a fire under the stock.

Episode 022 - Kiril Mugerman, CEO, Kintavar Exploration

Episode 022 - Kiril Mugerman, CEO, Kintavar Exploration

December 17, 2018

The audio version of a Capital Ideas TV live stream show as host Mark Bunting talks to Kintavar Exploration (TSXV:KTR) President and CEO Kiril Mugerman, who tells us about the company’s promising copper project in southern Quebec. Will larger players take an interest? Mugerman also discusses Kintavar’s gold properties in Quebec that are surrounded by projects owned by bigger gold companies such as Agnico Eagle. Kintavar’s stock quintupled earlier this year and Mugerman says the shares have come back into a buying zone for those who missed the first run.