IPOs

GoverMedia Plus Canada CEO Roland Bopp talks to Cantech Letter

Roland Bopp Niche markets aren’t what they used to be. While Facebook measures its penetration against nothing less than Earth’s population, anything else can seem small. Your site allows gamers to stream their latest moves to their peers? Niche. Your app lets people listen to their music for ...

Shopify raises a lot of red flags, this portfolio manager says

Bryden Teich of Avenue Investment Management on BNN Bloomberg Shopify (TSX:SHOP) may have been Canada’s tech wonder-stock over the past year but there are plenty of naysayers around who see red flags, the first of which is SHOP’s sky-high valuation, says Bryden Teich of Avenue Investment Mana ...

Private Equity Going Public?

Thomas Franck of CNBC reports, The stock market is shrinking and that's a good thing, private equity honchos say:The fact that more public companies are being acquired by large global private equity firms is neither shocking nor problematic, at least according to the titans of private equity.It's h ...

David Ossip’s Ceridian — a Canadian success story

How a Canadian leader was acquired by a larger U.S. firm, became its CEO, and recently launched a successful IPO. ...

Real Matters has a 126 per cent upside, Canaccord Genuity says

Real Matters CEO Jason Smith Real estate software company Real Matters Inc. (TSX:REAL) just announced an agreement with a Tier 1 lender in the United States, a customer pickup that can only boost REAL’s chances of reaching its target penetration into the US, says analyst Robert Young with Canacc ...

Ceridian IPO is a tech record for the Toronto Stock Exchange

Human resources software company Ceridian HCM Holding Inc. (TSX:CDAY, NYSE:CDAY) began trading on both the TSX and NYSE today with an initial public offering (IPO) that raised US$462 million, making it the largest tech company by market capitalization to ever IPO in Canada. Founded in 1992, Ceridia ...

GoverMedia Plus could be Russia’s answer to Alibaba, Investor’s Digest says

Share prices for social media and e-commerce giants like Facebook and Amazon have come a long way over the past few years, thanks in large part to the continuing transformation of business to online platforms. For Russian-speaking countries, one company recently listed on the Canadian Securities E ...

My TFSA Update March 2018

Image Credit: IEA April Oil Market Report   In this series, I (Jin Choi) talk about my goal of reaching $1 million in my TFSA account by 2033. If you want to know what a TFSA is, I recommend you read my free book. In the past, I had included a second topic in my articles, but I’ve decided to ch ...

Hashtag Trending – Spotify’s IPO booms, Google’s machine learning figures out ramen, medical supply drone can fly at about 80 mph

Spotify is having a great debut on the public-market, Google’s machine learning software can now identify ramen by shop, and a medical supply drone will be making its debut in countries like the U.S. soon after a lot of success in Rwanda. ...

Difference Capital has a 200 per cent upside, Mackie Research says

Difference Capital Executive Chairman & co-Founder Mike Wekerle. Even with Canada’s so-so tech IPO environment, venture capital and private equity company Difference Capital Financial (TSX:DCF) should outperform over the near term, says analyst Nikhil Thadani of Mackie Research Capital, who on T ...