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VIDEO – Liquid Avatar $LQID Digital ID and Monetization Gets Huge Boost From “Building A Digital Ontario” News $MOS.ca $MOGO.ca $CTZ.ca

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 4:03 PM on Tuesday, May 4th, 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 today when $LQID announced Liquid Avatar Congratulates the Ontario Government on the Release of its Digital Strategy  

WHY IS THIS SO IMPORTANT?

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.

If you didn’t know any better, you would think CEO David Lucatch wrote the Ontario Digital Strategy paper himself!  He didn’t but the next best thing is this interview with CEO David Lucatch for an even deeper discussion into what this all means for $LQID and YOU.

Novamind $NM.ca $NVMDF Doubles in Size, Adds Four New Psychedelic Mental Health Clinics $RVV.ca $MMED $PSYC.ca $FTRP.ca $CMPS $NUMI.ca

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 10:38 AM on Tuesday, May 4th, 2021
  • Announced that it will open four new Cedar Psychiatry clinics doubling its network to eight total locations
  • Begun construction on three of the New Clinics and leased a fourth additional property
  • Expanded capacity from the New Clinics is forecasted to increase Novamind’s patient volume from 20,000 client visits recorded in 2020 to approximately 65,000 client visits anticipated in 2021

New clinics represent the first phase of Novamind’s national expansion strategy

TORONTO, ON / May 4, 2021 / Novamind Inc. (CSE:NM)(OTC PINK:NVMDF)(FSE:HN2) (“Novamind” or the “Company”), a leading mental health company specialized in psychedelic medicine, is pleased to announce that it will open four new Cedar Psychiatry clinics (the “New Clinics”), doubling its network to eight total locations.

The expanded capacity from the New Clinics is forecasted to increase Novamind’s patient volume from 20,000 client visits recorded in 2020 to approximately 65,000 client visits anticipated in 2021, a 225% increase.

Novamind has begun construction on three of the New Clinics and leased a fourth additional property. Scheduled to open between July and September 2021, the New Clinics represent the initial phase of Novamind’s national expansion strategy whereby the Company is replicating the successful operating track record of its current clinics in Utah, at scale, ahead of its expansion into other American states in 2021.

Novamind’s investment in the expansion of its clinic network follows a significant increase in demand from clients for mental health services to address existing unmet needs and the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. All Cedar Psychiatry clinics currently have a 2-week wait time for booking new appointments.

The New Clinics will each offer a range of treatments including ketamine-assisted psychotherapy, SpravatoTM, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS). The Draper, Murray, and Salt Lake City locations will also offer opportunities for patients to participate in clinical trials for psychedelic medicine that are led by Cedar Clinical Research, Novamind’s clinical research arm. The Park City location will uniquely serve as both a clinic and a retreat center offering therapeutic psychedelic experiences, leveraging its community’s reputation as a world-class destination.

“We are doubling the size of our clinic network six months ahead of schedule, with the added capacity enabling us to scale to 65,000 client visits in 2021,” said Yaron Conforti, CEO and Director of Novamind. “Expect continued and aggressive growth as we expand Novamind’s clinic network and clinical research infrastructure ahead of the FDA’s anticipated approvals of MDMA and psilocybin.”

Novamind is making additional strategic investments in the infrastructure required to support the rapid growth in client volumes at its clinics. A new, dedicated call center is under construction and will enhance Novamind’s network of eight clinics by improving communications with clients and referring physicians, as well as facilitating the significant increase in processing of insurance reimbursements. Additional details for each of the New Clinics and the call center will be announced in subsequent press releases.

About Novamind

Novamind is a leading mental health company enabling safe access to psychedelic medicine through a network of clinics, retreats, and clinical research sites. Novamind provides ketamine-assisted psychotherapy and other novel treatments through its network of Cedar Psychiatry clinics and operates Cedar Clinical Research, a contract research organization specialized in clinical trials and evidence-based research for psychedelic medicine. Both Cedar Psychiatry and Cedar Clinical Research are wholly owned subsidiaries of Novamind. For more information on how Novamind is enhancing mental wellness and guiding people through their entire healing journey, visit novamind.ca.

Contact Information

Novamind
Yaron Conforti, CEO and Director
Telephone: +1 (647) 953 9512

Bill Mitoulas, Investor Relations
Email: [email protected]

Forward-Looking Statements

This news release contains forward-looking statements. All statements other than statements of historical fact included in this release are forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the Company’s expectations including the risks detailed from time to time in the Company’s public disclosure. The reader is cautioned not to place undue reliance on any forward-looking information. Forward-looking statements contained in this news release are expressly qualified by this cautionary statement. The forward-looking statements contained in this news release are made as of the date of this news release and the Company will update or revise publicly any of the included forward-looking statements as expressly required by applicable laws.

SOURCE: Novamind Inc.

VIDEO – Sheldon Inwentash $IDK $IDKFF Praises Loop Insights’ $MTRX $RACMF “Monumental Alliance” With Industry Powerhouse NielsenIQ $AT.ca $QTRH.ca $SNSR $BSQR $PTS.ca

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 9:03 AM on Monday, May 3rd, 2021
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VIDEO – Diamonds are Back! Arctic Star $ADD $ASDZF is Leading the Charge with the Discovery of a Kimberlite Complex, NWT $RIO $DIAM.ca $NAR.ca $MPVD.ca

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 7:29 PM on Sunday, May 2nd, 2021

Arctic Star $ADD $ASDZF Is exploring for diamonds at its Diagras Property, NWT and are using non-traditional methods to identify Kimberlites they believe host economic diamond potential.

Early success through drilling to date suggests they may have indeed made a discovery at time when very few peers exist while demand for diamonds is increasing. This success supports the overall exploration concept and indicates Arctic may be on to a new method of identifying diamonds.

If you are going to explore for diamonds, you need to look where other mines are with the right geology; and this is where Buddy Doyle comes in to play for Arctic. Buddy made a major discovery in the same area with Rio Tinto and the Diavik mine ( produced over 100 million carats since 2003) and is currently guiding the exploration drilling targeting Non-Magnetics to identify Kimberlite; which Arctic is now 3 for 3 in identifying.

The exploration success Arctic is encountering couldn’t be happening at a better time as the market appears to be waking up to the incredible opportunity Arctic offers. Have a listen and discover why Arctic Star is the next SmallCap discovery.

VIDEO – Molecule Holdings $MLCL Unveils Cannabis-Infused Beverage Line-up and Brand Identity in Anticipation of Summer Sales Surge $TPX.A.ca $ACB.ca $BEV $WEED.ca

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 7:05 PM on Sunday, May 2nd, 2021
Molecule MLCL

Working at the cutting edge of the nascent cannabis industry, Molecule Holdings is a Canadian, craft-focused, cannabis beverage production company.

Boasting a 200,000 square foot production facility based in Ontario, the company has been given a green light to sell its unique line of cannabis-infused beverages throughout Canada, starting in Ontario and Québec.

On Wednesday (April 28), the firm officially unveiled the line of new brands and products that will be available to consumers in Canada as of May 2021. It is a significant milestone which, crucially, will see the Ontario Cannabis Store (OCS) stocking Molecule’s beverages in time for the all-important summer sales season.

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The company also introduced the Molecule Crafted™ label designation, found on all products produced by Molecule. The company’s goal is for Molecule Crafted™ to be synonymous with reliability, consistency, Canadian and craft for consumers. The brand should become known to represent phenomenal customer service and retail support at the wholesale level.

On the heels of the company’s AGM on Friday (April 30), we sat down with David Reingold, director and strategic advisor for Molecule Holdings, to dissect the news…

VIDEO – Datametrex $DM.ca $DTMXF CEO Talks Record-Breaking FY2020 with $12.3M In Revenue, Covid-19 Test Kits and More $PFM.ca $VQS.ca $SPOT.ca $ADK.ca

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 7:12 PM on Friday, April 30th, 2021

When it comes to small-cap companies, tech-focused Datametrex AI is in rarefied air; they have not one but two successful independent divisions each capable of being a company maker: COVID-19 test kit distribution, and AI-driven social media monitoring and discovery.

Financial Highlights for year ending December 31, 2020:

  • Revenue of $12.3M vs. $3.4M for FY 2019
  • An increase of 264%

We sat down with CEO Marshall Gunter to discuss these highlights, the COVID-19 landscape, telemedicine, 2021 plans, and more.

Check out the interview down below.

VIDEO – Valeo Pharma $VPH $VPHIF Drug Projected To Add $30M / Year Revenue Gets Ontario Public Drug Coverage $HLS.ca $MDP.ca $GUD.ca $RX.ca

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 5:22 PM on Thursday, April 29th, 2021
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Valeo Pharma is already a successful, revenue generating, small cap Canadian pharmaceutical company that acquires the Canadian rights to commercialized drugs in other parts of the world that don’t have Canada on their radar as a target market.

This “in-license” business model is ingenious because it means ZERO developmental or clinical risk, which is the downfall of most small cap pharma companies. 

This model has resulted in the following success:

  • 2020 net revenues of $7.5 million
  • 2021 is expected to double to $15 million
  • Commercializing Novartis Asthma Therapies In Canada
  • Closed $6.6 Million Financing With Insiders Taking ~ 40% 

If that was all Valeo had, most investors would be happy to sit back and watch the Company grow.

But then came Redesca.  We are going to save you the science and tell you that Redesca belongs to a class of anticoagulant medications (blood thinners) called LMWH.  The size of the Canadian LMWH market is over $200M per year and Valeo believes they can capture 15-20% of this market.  If you’re doing back of napkin math, that equates to $30,000,000 – $40,000,000 per year in revenues.

But how does a new product capture that much market share?  Glad you asked because we asked CEO Steve Saviuk the same question.  Competition is tough in all markets and they don’t let someone take 15-20% market share without one hell of a fight.  Saviuk agreed and gave the following 3 reasons:

1.  Redesca has an 8-year international track record of safety and efficacy.  It is already well known

2. Redesca is flat out cheaper, which is music to the ears of Provincial Health Ministries whose budgets have been stretched to the max this year no thanks to COVID-19.  

Vaelo is so confident that it stated “This is great news for the Canadian healthcare system …. and is expected to help provide significant savings to provincial healthcare systems.”

More than just lip service, $VPH just announced that Redesca is now listed on the Ontario Public Drug Program, which means the government will cover its costs for all public use.  Moreover, $VPH expects additional Provinces to follow.   

If you love revenue generating, growing and blue sky potential small cap companies, then this Valeo interview is a must watch.

The Roundup – @Novamind_Inc $NM.ca $NVMDF $RVV.ca $MMED $PSYC.ca $FTRP.ca $CMPS $NUMI.ca

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 8:56 AM on Saturday, April 24th, 2021

A weekly summary of Novamind news and media

FEATURES April 23, 2021

Dr. Reid Robison on the Science of Psychedelics

Leafy interviews Novamind’s CMO about how these compounds influence our mind on a molecular level.

FEATURES April 21, 2021

Why Merck Chose Novamind to Lead a Groundbreaking Study

Our CEO and CMO spoke with Streetwise Reports about how Cedar Clinical Research is positioned to develop a new option for treatment-resistant depression.

OPINION April 21, 2021

How Modern Psychedelics Began with a Bike Ride

On April 19, 1943, chemist Albert Hofmann took .00005 teaspoons of LSD. As he rode his bicycle home, he realized that the world had just changed. By Novamind CMO, Dr. Reid Robison and Kirsten Hirst.

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Novamind Collaborates with Center for Change

April 21, 2021

Novamind Presented at the Planet MicroCap Virtual Event on April 22, 2021

April 19, 2021

Novamind Increases Strategic Investment in Bionomics

April 13, 2021

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Inside Ibogaine, One of the Most Promising and Perilous Psychedelics for Addiction

More Americans died from drug overdoses in 2020 than ever before. As psychedelic-assisted treatment options approach mainstream medicine, Time looks at ibogaine as a way to treat addiction like few treatments can.

Psychedelic Drug Worked As Well as Common Antidepressant, Small Trial Finds

Psilocybin works. Researchers in London released findings from a phase 2 trial indicating that a couple of doses of psilocybin may treat depression as well as one of the most commonly prescribed antidepressants. More research is required but leaders of the study were surprised with the outcome.

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VIDEO – PK Beans $BEAN The Female Powered Small Cap Joins Faire.com a Wholesale Marketplace to Grow Its Omni-Channel Distribution Model

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 6:01 PM on Friday, April 23rd, 2021

PK Beans is a  revenue generating children’s wellness brand that is differentiating itself and super charging growth through great innovation and technology integration.

This is proven by the following:

  • Canada’s Only Public Company With Predominantly Female Board of Directors
  •  $1.5M in 2020 Sales
    • Over 18K orders in 2020
    • 55% increase in online visitors in 2020
  • 10,000 customers
  • Returning customer rate of 81.4%,
    • increase of 34.56% in average order values (AOV).
  • 790 affiliates
  • Awarded favourite brand (Jillian Harris Favourite Brand) Canadian television personality and interior designer.
  • Adventure subscription box. a monthly subscription that will help extend the PK Bean’s apparel brand into the childhood adventure play space
  • Launched its second-hand resale and sustainable initiative
  • Acquiring children’s health food company Les Petits Terribles Inc.

Durango $DGO.ca $ATOXF Applies for Discovery Property Drill Permits in Frotet Evans Greenstone Belt $TRG.ca $KLD.ca $OSK.ca

Posted by AGORACOM-Eric at 9:40 AM on Wednesday, April 21st, 2021

Durango Resources Inc. (TSXV:DGO) (Frankfurt-86A1) (OTC:ATOXF), (the “Company” or “Durango”) reports that further to the news of April 1, 2021, Durango has applied for drill permits on its wholly owned Discovery property.

Durango’s Discovery (Découverte) Property is located on strike to the southwest of the past producing Troilus gold mine owned by Troilus Gold Corp. (“Troilus”) (TSX-TLG) and neighbours UrbanGold Minerals Inc. (TSXV-UGM). https://www.durangoresourcesinc.com/_resources/images/Discovery-Property-April-2021.jpg  

The Discovery Property is 6,700ha in size and covers an important geological NE-SW regional structure which continues towards Troilus. The Property has great road access from the Route du Nord and is easily accessible due to the unusually warm spring weather conditions. Durango has applied for 15 exploration drill holes on the Discovery property for the 2021 exploration season.

Durango’s technical team is in the process of preparing an exploration program for the Discovery Property in June 2021, after it completes its exploration program at Windfall Lake and will announce the plans in more detail as they become available.

Durango CEO, Marcy Kiesman, stated, “Durango’s previous grab samples returned up to 7 g/t gold at surface on the Discovery property in a quartz vein in basalt. We look forward to receiving our permits so we can conduct follow up work on the Discovery property this summer.”

The technical contents of this press release were approved by George Yordanov, professional geologist, an Independent Qualified Person as defined by National Instrument 43-101. The Discovery Property has not yet been subject to an NI-43-101 report.

Discovery (Découverte), Québec

Durango owns 100% interest in the Discovery claims, which are adjacent Osisko Mining Inc. (TSX-OSK) and are 60km away from Troilus Gold Inc.’s past producing mine. The claims are located 100km away from Chibougamau, Québec in the Frotet Evans greenstone belt with year-round road access from the Route Nord. The 6,700-hectare property is compelling due to the structurally important south dipping synclinal fold nose deformed by a northwest fault zone and northeast structures.

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