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.
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%.
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.
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.)
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.)
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".
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.
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.
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.
December 13, 2018
The audio version of a Capital Ideas TV live stream show with the CEO of 5i Research, who sits down with Capital Ideas Media publisher and host Mark Bunting to talk about his best stock ideas, investing philosophies and how to handle current market conditions.
November 30, 2018
Capital Ideas Media publisher Mark Bunting talks to Ryan Irvine, whose Small Cap Growth stock portfolio has achieved a 37% average annual return over the last 19 years. Get five Top Picks and hear about Irvine's investing strategies, philosophies and lessons learned. Irvine is engaging, informative and amusing.
November 28, 2018
Capital Ideas Media publisher Mark Bunting moderates the Growing Technologies and Innovation panel at the New Green Frontier Cannabis Investor Conference. Get insights into the sector from panelists Kevin Epp, COO of Up Cannabis, a subsidiary of The Tragically Hip-backed Newstrike Brands (TSXV:HIP), Earl Connors, CEO of Rocky Mountain Marijuana (CSE:RMMI), Lawrence Hourihan, President of Relief Effects, and Ingo Mueller, CEO of Cannivate.
November 17, 2018
Capital Ideas Media publisher Mark Bunting sits down with Rodney Gelineau, the CEO of EastWest Bioscience (TSXV:EAST), which just completed a reverse takeover with Harbour Star Capital. Rodney explains EAST's strategy of moving into cannabinoid (CBD) products to complement the 30+ hemp-based products the company already has on the market. He also gives revenue and profitability projections, and talks about EAST's recent purchase of Sangster's, a health store chain that's been around since the early 1970s.
November 15, 2018
Capital Ideas Media publisher Mark Bunting and producer Marc Perri head to the new Liberty village, Toronto location of Organic Garage to talk to founder and CEO Matt Lurie, a fourth generation grocer, about the company's growth by expansion plan in the increasingly popular organic and natural food retail sector. This is store number four for the value-driven company with more in the pipeline. Lurie also discusses the possibility of Organic Garage's (TSXV:OG) growing footprint, revenue growth and millennial focus eventually appealing to a larger player. After all, Amazon.com bought Whole Foods Market for nearly $14 billion, and Farm Boy just got bought by Sobeys for $800 million. What does that make Organic Garage worth?
October 24, 2018
Capital Ideas Media publisher Mark Bunting talks to Kiran Sidhu, the CEO of newly-public Halo Labs (NEO:HALO), about the company's 20% oils and concentrates market share in Oregon, and expansion in California and Nevada. Sidhu says Halo Labs has a blue chip management team, and will soon be generating more than $5 million (U.S.) per month in revenue.
October 19, 2018
In this live episode, Capital Ideas Media publisher Mark Bunting talks to three guests on the day recreational cannabis officially became legal. Get five cannabis stock ideas from Bruce Campbell, portfolio manager of the StoneCastle Cannabis Growth Fund. Hear from CannaRoyalty (CSE:CRZ) CEO, Marc Lustig, on the company's large brand distribution position in the California market, and why he chose the Golden State in the first place. And listen to Tyler Robson, the CEO of Valens GroWorks (CSE:VGW), talk about the company's plans to be the largest extractor of cannabis oils and concentrates in North America. Plus, facts and figures on the sector in Canada and the U.S., and viewer questions.
September 19, 2018
Samimi explains Isodiol's (CSE:ISOL) proprietary cannabinoid (CBD) extraction from hemp process, and how the company already has more than 30 CBD-based products on the market in the U.S., U.K. and China as it moves into the Canadian market. Samimi says Isoldiol wants to increase its CBD production by 10 times from current levels. To do that, the company is building the largest CBD production facility in the world in China.
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September 17, 2018
Anthony Dutton is leading Cannex Capital (CSE:CNNX) into what he calls the "next great frontier" of the cannabis sector - the U.S. market. Cannex is the largest producer in Washington State and the company now has a presence in California after the acquisition of Jetty Extracts. Dutton is an operator with an aerospace background who surrounds himself with a team of people he knows and trusts. He's all about execution and profitability. Dutton also believes the ultimate winners in the cannabis sector will be those who best market and brand themselves. Check out the new site https://capitalideasmedia.com
September 14, 2018
Part three of three interviews recorded over several months with Siyata Mobile (TSXV:SIM) CEO and founder, Marc Seelenfreund. He says the company is a few weeks away from signing a deal with a large telecom carrier in Canada for the company's first mover, six-in-one communications device for commercial vehicles, the Uniden UV350. And, Seelenfreund says Siyata is a few months away from similar deals with the biggest telecom carriers in the U.S. Seelenfreund details the dramatic impact the UV350 will have on Siyata's top and bottom lines, and believes the market is soon going to wake up to these meaningful catalysts. Consider the stock before it does.
August 3, 2018
Part two of a two-part interview with Marc Seelenfreund, the founder and CEO of Siyata Mobile. Seelenfreund updates us on the company's progress in getting its flagship Uniden UV 350 4G LTE in-vehicle device approved by Industry Canada, the FCC and industry players. Siyata's stock has been performing better as the company's sales ramp up with Seelenfreund saying there are some big-name contracts to come.