Chris Parry is a two-time Webster Award winning journalist who has been featured in the pages of The Vancouver Sun, The Province, National Post, Spin, Hollywood Reporter, FHM, Stuff, and Stockhouse. He was the first business journalist to identify and focus on the move to marijuana as an investment opportunity, and started Equity.Guru as a venue for honest, no punches pulled coverage of the North American public markets.
If I walked into the Cactus Club on Burrard Street with two supermodels on my arm and an eight ball in my pocket and $5k sticking out of my mouth, and told the assembled Howe St crowd ‘this can all be yours, all you have to do is listen to me talk for five minutes about a blockchain deal,’ I’d be stuck with supermodels, cash, and blow for the rest of the day.
We’ve been talking about CUV Ventures’ (CUV.V) plans to open a crypto-backed, blockchain-enabled, tourism/lending/remittance platform for some time, and for the most part you guys have been unable to envision it, judging by recent market stiffness.
Pity the 346 investors who saw former Goldman Sachs (GS:NYSE) macro trader Michael Novogratz launching his ‘crypto merchant bank’ Galaxy Digital Holdings (GLXY.V) in November of last year and couldn’t wait to get into his pre-TSX listing $304m financing announced in January.
Cryptobuyer Technologies, which had planned to amalgamate with Pontus Capital Corp and go public on the CSE, has canceled its move for a public listing after bank accounts related to the company in Canada and Panama were closed, against the company’s wishes.
It’s been on a little rip the last few days while putting out ‘we have no idea why’ news releases, but Hashchain Technology (KASH.V) finally put out it’s reason why today; They’re tossing out a bunch of new shares to bring in 5,000 more cryptocurrency mining rigs.