Equity.Guru podcast: Mistakes were made – Jeanette VanderMarel’s happy goodbye to Beleave (BE.C)

With the twitter announcement this morning that Jeanette had "happily" left the position of CEO at Beleave Kannabis (BE.C), Equity.Guru's own Chris Parry was chomping at the bit to find out just what "happily" meant for the market and investors. Twenty minutes after making her announcement, VanderMarel phoned up Chris to give him the skinny on her decision as well as some explanations for past actions which gave both industry players and investors some pause.

Equity.Guru podcast: A Closer Look – Ampd Ventures (AMPD.C) paves the way for Web 3.0

The evolution of the web. Photo courtesy of Blockgeeks Web 3.0 is still being defined but experts believe it will create a deeply indexed information superhighway not only serving its users with a unique experience based on preference, but it will also support an army of artificially intelligent virtual agents capable of analyzing petabytes of unstructured data and returning actionable results. Sounds brilliant, but hard realities like the one-size-fits all cloud solutions offered by AWS and the relative immutability of the speed of light, our current system would crumble under the weight of Web 3.0. Companies like Ampd Ventures (AMPD.C) are positioning to facilitate Web 3.0 with their leading-edge last-mile high performance computing solutions.

Equity.Guru podcast: 1933 Industries (TGIF.C) focuses on fundamentals in legal cannabis market, who woulda thunk it?

When cannabis companies first appeared on Canadian public markets, it was all about cultivation, the bigger the land package, the higher the market cap. Didn’t matter that the market hadn’t developed yet, it didn’t matter that most of the projections were off-your-rocker optimistic and it most definitely didn’t matter if you didn’t turn a profit. Shell companies that once lay dormant found purpose and promised the biggest and best crops money could buy when and if they got their license. Market caps climbed into the billions based on millions in revenue, but no one considered fundamentals in legal cannabis.

Equity.Guru podcast: A Closer Look – Rare earth metals miner, Defense Metals (DEFN.V), proving out impressive chemistry at BC property

Rare earth metals were little known before 1960, but in the sixty years since, it has become the foundation for our technologically driven society. You can find rare earth metals in nearly everything electronic from rechargeable batteries to missile guidance systems. There are no substitutes and if there is any supply chain squeezes, the manufacturing of all those convenient and necessary devices that make our life modern, would promptly grind to a halt.