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The Roundup – @Novamind_Inc $ $NVMDF $ $MMED $ $ $CMPS $

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 9:19 AM on Saturday, December 4th, 2021

A weekly summary of Novamind news and media

Novamind Reports Fiscal Q1 Financial Results and Operating Highlights​

  • Multistate expansion underway, signed LOI to acquire Arizona-based mental health practice
  • Total revenue of $1,857,750, +113% when compared to same period last year
  • Total working capital of $6,834,011 to fund operations

“Q1 was a strong start to fiscal year 2022, driven by the addition of another clinic to our network and increased patient demand for our comprehensive range of innovative mental health treatments,” said Yaron Conforti, Novamind’s CEO and Director. “We continue to make progress on our national clinic expansion, most recently with a letter of intent to acquire two locations in Arizona. Our clinical research business has been actively building an exciting pipeline of contracts with leading drug developers.” 

Nov 29, 2021

Novamind Partners with Uruguay-Based Bienstar Wellness to Develop Latin America’s First Integrative Mental Health Clinic Network​

“Novamind operates best-in-class psychiatry clinics and clinical research sites, with a proven ability to replicate our clinic model in the U.S. Our agreement with Bienstar is an exciting opportunity to export our clinical expertise and capabilities into international markets,” said Yaron Conforti, Novamind CEO and Director. “Partnering with local operators allows us to disseminate Novamind’s best practices and SOPs globally, with minimal investment and managed risk, ultimately expanding access to psychedelic medicine and innovative mental healthcare on a global scale.”

Dec 1, 2021

Novamind to Present at the H.C. Wainwright 2nd Annual Psychedelics Conference on December 6​

Novamind’s CEO and Director, Yaron Conforti, will join the Psychedelics Assisted Psychotherapy panel discussion from 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM EST. Mr. Conforti will also deliver a corporate presentation to update investors on recent milestones and progress towards the global expansion of Novamind’s psychedelic clinics and research sites.

For more information about the event and to register, visit

Dec 2, 2021

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November 30, 2021

Taking the middle way in a polarized world​

In this episode of the Psychedelic Therapy Frontiers podcast, Dr. Steve Thayer and Dr. Reid Robison explore the concept of the “middle way” and the need for balance in an increasingly polarized world.

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Psychedelics Can Change Humanity for the Better. It’s Time to Unlock Their Power

In a piece for The Guardian, psychedelic pioneer Rick Doblin explains how psychedelics can change humanity for the better. “We envision a day when psychedelics will be more than a last-ditch treatment: they will be a catalyst for mass mental health.” 

The Promise and Pitfalls of Psychedelics

The work to destigmatize psychedelics has been long and arduous. Just ask Rick Doblin. He’s devoted his life to it. But as more and more research comes out, more and more people are changing their opinion on the once villainized substances. “Public attitudes around psychedelics are shifting: A recent Nanos Research survey, commissioned by the Canadian Psychedelic Association, found that 82 per cent of Canadians are in favour of psilocybin-assisted therapy in end-of-life illness, while 78 per cent of those polled support legalizing it to improve the quality of life for palliative and end-of-life patients.”

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VIDEO – CurrencyWorks Feature Film NFTs Fetch Over $90,000 Creating New Revenue Stream For Film Industry

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 4:03 PM on Wednesday, September 29th, 2021

CurrencyWorks (CWRK: CSE) (CWRK: OTCQB) builds digital currencies for brands, companies, and communities to empower the free exchange of value between customers and users.  

More than just lip service clients include:  

·  BitRail (Blockchain Platform)  

·  WAX and Topps (NFT collectables)  

·  Barrett-Jackson Auto Auction (NFTs)  

·  FreedomCoin (digital currency)  

·  CSE/ Odyssey Trust (security token)  

·  VUELE (NFTs)  

·  KodakOne (Digital Currency) 

The company just announced that Feature Film NFTs for ZERO CONTACT, Starring Anthony Hopkins Sell for Over $90,000 Creating New Revenue Stream for Film Industry 

On September 24, 2021, bidding began for the Platinum and Elite NFTs. The one-of-one ZERO CONTACT Platinum Edition NFT sold for $56,860.00 USD and the ZERO CONTACT Elite Edition NFTs sold for a total of $36,575.00 USD. Additionally, CurrencyWorks receives an ongoing royalty every time these NFTs are bought and sold. 

What did Cameron Chell, Chairman of CurrencyWorks have to say? 

“We are extremely proud of the ZERO CONTACT NFTs that CurrencyWorks created on VUELE. This is a significant advancement for film distribution and digital collectibles,” said Cameron Chell, co-head of VUELE and Executive Chairman of CurrencyWorks. 

Sit back and watch this powerful interview with company chairman Cameron Chell.

VIDEO – Draganfly Has Record Revenue, Tier-1 Clients and Recent NASDAQ Listing

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 4:19 PM on Monday, August 9th, 2021

Most of us know drones for their recreational uses or perhaps even as simple commercial applications for things like real estate videos. 

But the fact of the matter is that drone usage is about to go parabolic with huge corporations adopting them for a wide-use of applications that most never dreamed of such as:

  • To provide Internet connections in remote locations. 
  • To collect crowd data.

In short, the drone industry is booming in ways people can’t imagine because the industry is shifting from the drones themselves (hardware) to drone technology and solutions (software)… and the one company that is delivering the most challenging applications is Draganfly Inc. (DPRO: NASDAQ) (DPRO: CSE)

DraganFly is an award-winning drone manufacturer and technology developer that is actually delivering some pretty incredible achievements, milestones and even history:

  • Established in 1998 DFLY is considered the oldest commercial drone company in the world
  • Built the first drone that saved a life
  • Boasts the first drone to be inducted into the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum
  • Developing a Vaccine Drone Delivery Payload System (it’s way more complicated than just transporting vaccines)
  • Detect infectious conditions in a person from a distance of 190 feet
  • Conduct phenotyping, data collection and analysis by the USDA

Clients include:

  • Ford
  • Warner Brothers
  • Suncor Energy
  • Shell
  • Redbull
  • Government of Canada 
  • Ontario Provincial Police, 
  • Australian Federal Police, 
  • Royal Canadian Mounted Police, 
  • Illinois State Police,
  • Shell
  • Dow 

If you want ultra-cool consider that DFLY’s Vital Intelligence technology was selected for implementation by Knightscope, a leader in a leader in autonomous robot security capabilities.  

All of this has translated into financial success with 2020 Revenue hitting $4.36M up 216% … and now a record Q1 with $1.53M up 210%.

With all of this under the Company’s belt, it’s easy to see why the company recently uplisted to the NASDAQ.

If you believe in the massive parabolic growth in the use of drones for almost everything we do in this world, or want to learn, then watch / listen to this powerful interview with Draganfly CEO and Chairman, Cameron Chell.

VIDEO – HPQ Silicon Producing First Samples On Nano Silicon Material Is A Milestone “Equivalent To First Successful Landing Of SpaceX Falcon Rocket”

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 5:28 PM on Thursday, August 5th, 2021

HPQ Silicon Resources $HPQ $HPQFF is a Quebec-based company that is developing high value-added silicon products that are sought after by battery and electric vehicle manufacturers – but nobody has yet delivered – until now.  

If that sounds a lot like what other small companies are saying lately, $HPQ differentiates itself as a leader of the pack thanks to the following:

Earlier today the Company took a major step forward when $HPQ announced it successfully produced the first batch samples of Nano Silicon Materials.  

To understand the importance and the implications of this milestone, this excerpt from the press release says it all:

” The HPQ NANO team is now more confident than ever that the PUREVAPTM NSiR will be able to deliver, at scale, and on-demand, a nano silicon for anode production that will be cost competitive. The validation announced today …. was the big breakthrough we were looking for”

Peter Pascali, President and CEO of technology partner PyroGenesis added a little more excitement when he stated:

Words cannot adequately describe the excitement at PyroGenesis at potentially being able to address and solve challenges in developing lithium-ion batteries, which are sought after by many industries but specifically the EV market.”

Using an analogy to describe the importance of this milestone, $HPQ CEO Bernard Tourillon stated it was equivalent to the first SpaceX successful landing of its Falcon rocket.  Specifically, though he was confident in their ability to produce Nano Silicon, actually producing it now removes all doubt and the Company can now focus on:

“… Subsequent batches will be delivered to the awaiting automobile manufacturers plus numerous other entities that have demonstrated an interest in receiving samples.

Watch this great interview with $HPQ CEO Bernard Tourillon to get the full picture on next steps!

VIDEO – Universal PropTech (UPI: TSXV) (UPIPF: OTCQB) Talks Growing Backlog At ~ $6 Million, Organic Growth, Tier-1 Customers and More

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 4:06 PM on Monday, July 12th, 2021
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As the name implies “PropTech” is a combination of two words and stands for “property technology.”  As simple as that is, the implementation and importance of PropTech is anything but, which is why many companies are trying to capitalize on the rapidly growing paradigm shift, while Universal PropTech (UPI:TSXV) is actually delivering healthy building solutions developers, owners and operators across Canada. 

More than just lip service, UPI clients include:

· Federal Government facilities for over 40 years 

· Manulife 

· Brookfield 

· Billy Bishop Airport 

· University of Toronto 

· …. and many more 

The company’s backlog is now a staggering $~6 million.

This represents:

  • + $800,000 from April
  • + $3,000,000 swing from September

This is comprised of awarded and not executed work, made up of a combination of service contracts and project work in both HVAC Building Automation and Mechanical lines of business.

We sat down with Frank Carnevale, CGO of Universal Proptech, to talk about their multimillion-dollar backlog. Check out the full interview below.

VIDEO – HPQ Silicon Ability To Create Cleanest Fumed Silica Has Company Already Fielding Calls From Silicon Players Around The World

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 4:53 PM on Tuesday, July 6th, 2021

HPQ Silicon Resources $HPQ $HPQFF is a Quebec-based company that is developing a portfolio of high value-added silicon products sought after by battery and electric vehicle manufacturers.

If that sounds a lot like what other small companies are saying lately, $HPQ differentiates itself as a leader of the pack thanks to the following:

Recently, the Company announced a major milestone with this press release HPQ Silicon GEN3 PUREVAP™ Quartz Reduction Reactor Pilot Plant to be Commissioned in Q4 2021

To understand the importance and the implications of this milestone, this excerpt from the press release says it all:

” Demand for higher purity Silicon, materials that the PUREVAP QRR was designed to produce – but one that traditional silicon producers have a difficult time making, is about to enter a massive growth phase, driven by worldwide demand from the silicones, solar, and batteries industries. The Covid-19 pandemic accelerated the closing of old inefficient traditional Silicon plants and combining this with the chronic under investment in new conventional Silicon plants that occurred in the past decade, and the need for more efficient and environmentally friendly processes has created a perfect storm for the industry. HPQ should be a key beneficiary of this new reality.”

Today, thanks to HPQ’s great progress on its silicon mission, the Company announced  “An Agreement to Develop a New Environmentally Friendly Process to Manufacture Fumed Silica”
What is Fumed Silica?  Suffice it to say, it is in heavy demand right now but current producers are going to run into strong environmental “ESG” headwinds as the industry is now moving towards clean and verified Fumed Silica that HPQ Silicon believes it will be able to deliver thanks to its powerful relationship with ESG driven PyroGenesis Canada. The market for Fumed Silica is set to hit $USD 2.2 Billion in 2022 and CEO Tourillon wasn’t shy about his confidence in the Company’s potential to win market share with this quote:

““The business opportunity that this represent should not be underestimated and could be as significant as the ones represented by the PUREVAP™ family of processes we are developing with PyroGenesis”

Watch this great interview with $HPQ CEO Bernard Tourillon – especially the last 13 minutes – to get the full picture!

VIDEO – With 2020 Audit Complete, Empower Clinics CEO Steve McAuley Sees Big Growth For Operations, US Expansion, Market Cap & Uplisting

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 6:17 PM on Monday, July 5th, 2021

With $US 3.2M in 2020 revenue, representing a 58% increase over the previous year, you would think Empower Clinics CEO Steve McAuley would use his first interview after the filing to celebrate. 

He isn’t. 

Rather, with Fiscal 2020 having come to end more than 6 months ago, the 2020 results are a distant rear view mirror shot of a Company that is in full-blown growth mode and can be best summarized as follows: 

“Multiple opportunities have been percolating and I’m going to turn up the heat” 

To this end McAuley sees a “substantially higher market cap” for the Company, as well as, growth that will be “deserving of an uplist”. 

We could try to list all the powerful things he had to say in this interview – but best we let you watch/hear it straight from Steve in this amazing interview. 

VIDEO – Liquid Avatar $LQID Digital ID and Monetization Gets Huge Boost From Joining Linux Global Public Health Project $ $ $

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 9:49 AM on Thursday, June 10th, 2021

When the Facebook data privacy scandal broke out, the world woke up to just how badly our individual data was being traded, used and most importantly, the amount of profit being generated by major corporations at our expense.

This led to the enactment of the biggest data privacy laws in history.  Specifically, General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) out of Europe and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).

Enter $LQID. The Company Turns The Problem Of Data Privacy Into A Profit For Individuals, While Providing Big Businesses With New & Compliant Business Models.

More than just lip service, $LQID has made some major announcements, including joining the Trust Over IP Foundation, which includes over 170 members including IBM, Mastercard, Accenture and many other global leaders who are defining a complete architecture for Internet-scale digital trust.

Does that sound like a mouthful?  Yeah, it does.  But all you have to really understand for now is that digital ID, privacy and monetization is going to become a reality in the very near future.  Government regulations are enforcing it.  Consumers are demanding it and $LQID is delivering it at such an advanced scale that the Trust Over IP Foundation provided them with a strategic role as a Steering Member.

If that wasn’t enough proof for you, Google  validated the $LQID business model with this stunning announcement at the beginning of March: 

 Google announces major shift away from precision-targeting of ads based on everything you do on the internet

  • Google believes these types of tracking methods don’t “meet rising consumer expectations for privacy, nor will they stand up to rapidly evolving regulatory restrictions, and therefore aren’t a sustainable long term investment.”
  • Google is experimenting with tools in its Privacy Sandbox that are designed to allow advertising to continue to work on the web but in a less privacy-encroaching way.
  • “Keeping the internet open and accessible for everyone requires all of us to do more to protect privacy — and that means an end to not only third-party cookies, but also any technology used for tracking individual people as they browse the web,” David Temkin, Google’s director of product management for ads privacy and trust,

 What is the potential outcome of this major shift by Google?

  “Google’s decision could upend the ad industry, which has relied on these types of tracking tools”  

Now the data privacy and monetization game is underway with LQID sitting in a great position within the industry and the dominant position within the small cap world.  

That dominant position got even stronger when $LQID announced Liquid Avatar Congratulates the Ontario Government on the Release of its Digital Strategy  


If consumers are going to switch to Liquid Avatar to protect and monetize their identity, the switch to Digital ID by Canada’s biggest Province is simply a monster catalyst:  The Ontario government strategy outlines ways in which it plans to harness the potential of the digital economy and better utilize data. Included in the plan are tangible commitments such as: 

  • the creation of a new data authority; 
  • a new digital artificial intelligence (AI) framework to guide responsible use of AI; and 
  • the introduction of a new government-issued digital ID that lets people prove who they are online.

Today, $LQID’s dominant position grew even stronger with the announcement Liquid Avatar Joins Linux Foundation Public Health Cardea Project. Why is this initiative so important?

Cardea is a complete ecosystem that can be used by public health authorities, governments, organizations, and industries to enable people to maintain their privacy while holding and using an easily verifiable, trustworthy, unalterable proof of a health test or vaccination.

One of the first projects to provide the related technology and guidance for implementation of the recently announced Global COVID Certificate Network (GCCN), also from Linux Foundation Public Health, Cardea helps facilitate the safe and free movement of individuals globally during the COVID pandemic.

Watch this interview with CEO David Lucatch for an even deeper discussion into what this all means for $LQID and YOU.

The Roundup – @Novamind_Inc $ $NVMDF $ $MMED $ $ $CMPS $

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 10:23 AM on Saturday, June 5th, 2021

A weekly summary of Novamind news and media, including a report of our fiscal Q3 financial results and operating highlights.

FEATURES  June 4, 2021

Psychedelic Healing,Here and Now

At Novamind, we’re preparing for the future of psychedelic medicine, but we’re also treating people today and the results have been life changing.

“This is the first treatment that’s ever given me any relief from suicidal ideations. It’s like they’re gone.”

FEATURES  June 1, 2021

More Than Just a Treatment for Depression

Novamind CMO Reid Robison speaks to the Toronto Sun about why ketamine is a game changer for treating eating disorders.

“I was sitting with people before, during and after treatment and I was blown away by what I saw. It’s not just a treatment for depression.”

FEATURES June 2, 2021

Growing at Scale

Behavioral Healthcare Executive covers our fiscal Q3 earnings report, detailing growth and forecasted clinic visits.

“Novamind, a mental health company that specializes in psychedelic medicine, this week announced revenues of $1.85 million for its fiscal quarter ending March 31, a 43% increase over the prior quarter. With its previously announced plans to open 4 new clinics, doubling the size of its network, between July and September, Novamind said in its earnings report that it expects to increase patient volume to more than 65,000 clinic visits in 2021, which would represent a 225% increase year-over-year.”

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Novamind Reports Fiscal Q3 Financial Results and Operating Highlights

“Since listing on the CSE this January, Novamind has demonstrated its ability to rapidly scale access to innovative mental health treatment and psychedelic medicine,” said Yaron Conforti, CEO and Director, Novamind. “The contract with Merck to research a promising new drug, leveraged our expertise in patient recruitment and patient management. Novamind will continue to execute on its aggressive growth initiatives in 2021, further expanding organically and through acquisitions ahead of the FDA’s anticipated approvals of MDMA and psilocybin.” 

June 1, 2021

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Researchers to Hone In On Most Therapeutic Doses of LSD

Identifying the correct dose for therapeutic settings is a crucial step in the path towards optimizing the healing power of psychedelics. In this article, Psychedelic Spotlight details new research studying the optimal LSD dosage for the treatment of mental health disorders. We look forward to more research and clinical trials in the future and will prepare for the time when LSD can be used as a treatment option in our clinics. 

The psychologists signing up for psychedelic therapy training: ‘Amazing things can happen’

The promise of psychedelic medicine is too great to ignore for Campbell Townsend, an Australian-based psychologist who is training in psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy. The Australian government has recently committed $15m to psychedelic clinical trials and support is growing in that country. There is significant momentum growing. Staying at the forefront of psychedelic research, Novamind is currently developing protocols for ketamine-assisted psychotherapy that will standardize and provide best-practice treatment methods for the widespread use of psychedelic medicine.

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Bill Mitoulas
Investor Relations
Telephone: +1 (416) 479 9547
Email: [email protected]

VIDEO – Empower Clinics $ $EPWCF In Advanced Discussions With Large US Pharmacies As Proposed Acquisition Includes Products In 4,000 Canadian Pharmacies $ $ $DOCRF $ $

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 5:57 PM on Thursday, June 3rd, 2021

As if today’s press release wasn’t good enough Empower Clinics Announces Major Expansion with Proposed Acquisition of Medisure Canada. Diabetes Tests and Devices Carried In 4,000 Pharmacies and Generated $1.9m in 2020 Revenue, shareholders also received this injection of confidence from CEO

Steve McAuley:

“As I’ve stated to our shareholders on multiple occasions throughout 2021, Empower is in the strongest position it has ever been and will continue to grow every aspect of our business unabated and without interruption. In addition to this acquisition, in the last 30 days alone we have announced expansions of our clinics, gone live on our KAI Saliva RT-PCR test with Air Canada and are very advanced on tripling the size of the KAI Medical Laboratory facility. We are hitting on all cylinders and well on our way to becoming a major vertically integrated healthcare company. I fully expect Empower to have continued strong business announcements in June and throughout 2021″

If that was all, it would be a great day … and it was with $CBDT closing up 16.5% on 7.5M shares to $0.53 … but then Steve shared some powerful information about leveraging this acquisition with large US pharmacies.  

Who did he name? 

Watch this great interview with CEO Steve McAuley.