The giant sports entertainment promoter and one-time pro-wrestling monopoly, World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE.NYSE), hit hard times this past week, as senior management positions unexpectedly opened up just days before head honcho Vince McMahon steps sideways to take another shot at starting a new football league in the United States.
Last week, at the Cambridge House Resource Investor Conference at the Vancouver Convention Centre, the organizers asked me to deliver a keynote.
In 2015, when we started this outfit, our business model was to steer clear of conventional wisdom and the same old pubco marketing techniques, and instead focus on rich niches.
Mining is for old guys. It’s for grey hairs, for folks who understand geology, for those who don’t care about the environment and the future… also, it’s for 8-year-olds and 18-year-olds and girls and nerds and smart-mouthed high-pitched Estonians who make liberal use of their Xbox microphone and swear words we stopped using years ago.
Brayden Sutton is a venture dog of the highest order. The hardest working consultant in the business, he’s been brought on to right the ship at a wide variety of public companies, while also running market awareness websites, putting out how to videos, and running his own portfolio. What he doesn’t know about the public market space, especially in the medical marijuana, tech and resource sectors, probably doesn’t warrant knowing.