DGTL Holdings Inc has successfully completed “a robust software development project” for its subsidiary Hashoff, making Hashoff version 2.0 now a fully self-service software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform, with API integrations into leading video-based social media applications. The New York-based company said that Hashoff 2.0 now empowers global brands and leading advertising agencies with the ability to build “an international team of content publishers, regardless of geography, demographics, language, or content format (text, image or video).” "Our 2.0 software suite is currently live and undergoing User Acceptance Testing (UAT). This is the final stage of any software development life cycle when actual users test the software to measure the effectiveness of the enhancements in a variety of real-world situations,” said the company.
HealthLynked Corp said it has closed its previously-announced registered direct offering of 3,703,704 shares of its common stock at a purchase price of $0.54 per share, receiving gross proceeds of about $2 million. In a concurrent private placement, the company also issued to the investor in the offering unregistered warrants to purchase up to 1,851,852 shares of common stock. The warrants have an exercise price equal to $0.65 per share, are exercisable immediately upon issuance and will expire five years from the issuance date. HealthLynked said it intends to use the net proceeds from the registered direct offering for general working capital purposes.
Analysts at Water Tower Research said Gevo is approaching the “tipping point” in terms of the commercialization of its renewable hydrocarbon technology and is poised to enjoy strong cash flow thanks to its significant offtake agreements. “Building off of the Net-Zero concept, the company believes it has a clear pathway to significant cash flow. This is no longer just an idea but is being validated by the company’s inking of approximately $1.6 billion in offtake agreements as part of an approximately $20 billion pipeline of contract negotiations,” said analysts at Water Tower Research. On August 20, 2021, Gevo said that it has entered into a binding Renewable Hydrocarbons Purchase and Sale Agreement with Trafigura Trading LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Trafigura Group Pte Ltd. The agreement is a long-term, take or pay contract and is the largest contract in Gevo’s history.
Alternus Energy PLC, the independent power producer, has marked its entry into the Polish market with the acquisition of the 64.6 megawatt peak (MWp) Witnica solar park, which sits close to the German border between Poznan and Berlin. Notably, the purchase, from energy company BayWa r.e. doubles Alternus' installed power capacity and the park is Poland’s first subsidy-free utility-scale solar installation and has a corporate power purchase agreement (PPA) in place.
Belmont Resources Inc said it has reached a deal with Highrock Resources Ltd to option Belmont’s 100% owned Pathfinder gold-silver project in the Greenwood Mining District of British Columbia. Under the arrangement, Highrock can earn a 75% interest in the property in consideration for $15,000 in cash plus 200,000 Highrock shares, as well as by spending $200,000 in exploration on the project. Half of the Highrock shares payable will be issued on or before six months from the date of the initial listing of Highrock’s stock on the Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE), while $125,000 of the total exploration expenditures must be completed on or before the first anniversary of the date of the initial listing of Highrock shares on the CSE.
Victory Square Technologies Inc posted its sixth consecutive quarter of profits, with an adjusted net income of just over $2.2 million from its portfolio of early-stage technology companies. During the second quarter ended June 30, 2021, the technology incubator reported net income from operations of C$1.1 million, which adjusted for non-cash costs for share-based payments and non-controlling interest for the period came to a total of $2,222,180 or $0.02 per share. The Toronto-based company saw a milestone during the quarter with the listing of its portfolio company GameOn on the Canadian Securities Exchange.
Cabral Gold Inc has released assay results and drill update from an additional seven reconnaissance RC (reverse circulation) holes at the MG gold-in-oxide blanket located at its Cuiú gold district in the Tapajós Region, within the state of Pará in northern Brazil. These most recent results come from seven additional follow-up RC drill holes testing the MG gold-in-oxide blanket target, which directly overlies the primary MG gold deposit. According to Cabral, drilling continues to return remarkably consistent gold grades over an area of at least 400 meters x 500 meters (m).
Vuzix Corporation said it had struck an agreement with Netherlands-based distribution company Capestone, receiving its first stocking order for Vuzix Smart Glasses, strengthening Vuzix's presence in Europe. Capestone is a leading distributor within the Benelux Union in Europe and is an innovative provider of 4G/5G hardware and related mobile solution technologies to telecoms and IT resellers, system integrators, service providers, and manufacturers.
Sanatana Resources Inc said it has launched its exploration of the Oweegee Dome copper-gold project within the renowned "Golden Triangle" region of northwest British Columbia. The Oweegee Dome project which is under option from ArcWest Exploration is located roughly 45 kilometres (km) east of Seabridge Gold’s KSM-Iron Cap porphyry copper-gold deposits; as well as Tudor Gold's Treaty Creek project, which reported a measured and indicated resource estimate of 17 million ounces gold and 93 million ounces silver.
Vox Royalty Corp provided an update on its global royalty portfolio with new developments on promising projects geared for production. Toronto-based Vox holds a portfolio of more than 50 royalties and streams across eight different jurisdictions. In the update, Vox told shareholders that construction has begun on an expansion project at the Janet Ivy mine in Western Australia.
Empower Clinics Inc, an integrated healthcare company serving patients through medical centers, telemedicine platforms and medical diagnostics, said that its Kai Medical Laboratory LLC has successfully registered with the US Federal CARES Act Program. "This designation is a monumental revenue catalyst for Kai," Empower Clinics CEO Steven McAuley said in a statement. "As the world stands amid another tragic wave of coronavirus (COVID-19), mass vaccinations offer a layer of protection, but widespread testing remains a crucial layer of defence. This heightened demand coupled with generous federal funding puts KAI in the best position to earn significant local revenue.” McAuley noted that the firm is “kickstarting this designation with a pilot project to offer covered testing in 500 Texas schools."
Royal Road Minerals Limited said it has received the rights to a newly granted mining Concession Contract at its Margaritas gold project in the department of Antioquia, Colombia. Margaritas, located in the Anza mining district, about 50 kilometers (km) west of Medellin, was initially acquired as an application for title through the company’s purchase of Northern Colombia Holdings Limited, an affiliate of AngloGold Ashanti Limited. The Margaritas project, together with the neighboring Guintär and Niverengo project areas, are subject to a Strategic Alliance Agreement between the company and Mineros SA.
Phunware, Inc, together with Kontakt.io, an industry leader in Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) based indoor location Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, has announced the delivery of Digital Front Door on mobile for Virginia Hospital Center Health System (VHC) in Arlington, Virginia. Covering more than 850,000 square-feet of indoor medical space, Virginia Hospital Center Health System (VHC) is a 437-bed, not-for-profit teaching facility in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. It was recently designated a Newsweek 2020 Best Maternity Care Hospital, received a 5-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and was once again named a Leapfrog Top Hospital in 2019. The hospital is a proud member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network and is designated as a Magnet® hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.. “A native, digital front door on mobile is exactly the kind of cutting edge innovation that providers need to implement in order to reimagine their continuum of care in a mobile-first world,” said Alan S. Knitowski, president, CEO and co-founder of Phunware in a statement.
NEO Battery Materials Ltd said it has successfully increased the capacity of production at its pilot plant up to a semi-commercial scale facility. The Vancouver-based resource company’s upscaled technology produces silicon anode materials manufactured through NEO's proprietary nanocoating process. The semi-commercial plant project is now finalized to produce 120 tons per year, a 12-fold increase from the original 10 tons per year capacity.
Empress Royalty Corp. has entered into an agreement with Accendo Banco SA Institución de Banca Múltiple for a secured medium-term bridge loan facility for US$5.2 million. "The Facility, in combination with our projected revenue, will expand Empress Royalty's capacity to further grow our precious metal portfolio," said Empress Royalty CEO Alexandra Woodyer Sherron in a statement. "This transaction also highlights the unique relationships we have with our strategic partners and we would like to thank Accendo Banco for their continued support and belief in our long term business strategy."
Nextleaf Solutions Ltd. has released its restated third-quarter financials. "Over the last six months, we've seen pricing in the bulk concentrate market start to normalize and remain more consistent. We see this as a leading indicator the market is starting to find equilibrium,” said Nextleaf CFO Charles Ackerman in a statement. “As our B2B revenue continues to trend up, we are excited at the prospect that we're really just getting started with our existing client base, of which represent multiple global cannabis companies with leading product SKUs in Canada and existing footholds in the United States."
BioSig Technologies, Inc. said it has been invited to participate in The Mark E. Josephson Twenty-Eight Annual State-of-the-Art Arrhythmia Symposium, due to take place virtually on September 11, 2021. Dr Josephson was an American cardiologist and writer known as one of the American pioneers of cardiac electrophysiology. He was the Herman Dana Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and the director of the Harvard-Thorndike Electrophysiology Institute and Arrhythmia Service. During his career, Dr. Josephson published over 400 articles and 200 book chapters and reviews and is the author of the textbook of clinical cardiac electrophysiology, titled ‘Cardiac Electrophysiology: Techniques and Interpretations.’ In a statement, Kenneth L. Londoner, chairman, and CEO of BioSig Technologies commented: “Dr Josephson’s intellectual integrity and his unwavering dedication to advancing cardiac electrophysiology was the driving force behind my decision to focus on basic science during the development of our flagship technology, the PURE EP."
Greenrose Acquisition Corp, the special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) targeting companies in the cannabis industry, is due to take part in the 10th Annual Gateway Conference and the KCSA Cannabis Virtual Investor Conference in September this year. The 10th Annual Gateway conference is on September 8. 2021 at 1.30pm. https://www.webcaster4.com/Webcast/Page/2769/42665. The KCSA Cannabis Virtual Investor Conference is on Thursday, September 9 at 4pm ET. https://bit.ly/3ylJi2m. Greenrose is set to acquire four cannabis companies, known collectively as "The Platform." They are Shango Holdings Inc (Shango), Futureworks LLC (d/b/a The Health Center), Theraplant, LLC and True Harvest, LLC.
ElectraMeccanica (NASDAQ:SOLO) Vehicles Corp. has announced the debut of the highly anticipated “cargo” version of its flagship three-wheeled, single-occupant, all-electric SOLO. The modified vehicle, dubbed the “SOLO Cargo EV,” is being unveiled at the Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo, the industry’s largest advanced transportation technology and clean fleet event, and will be on display from August 31 through September 1 at the Long Beach Convention Center in ElectraMeccanica (NASDAQ:SOLO)’s booth. ElectraMeccanica (NASDAQ:SOLO) is also the official sponsor of the “ACT Ride and Drive” event on September 1 and will be offering test drives of the SOLO EV for interested attendees.
Hillcrest Energy Technologies (CSE:HEAT, OTCQB:HLRTF) Inc has brought on two new C-Suite executives, Jamie Hogue who will serve as Chief Operating Officer and Raj Claire who will take over as Chief Financial Officer. Both will facilitate the Vancouver-based company’s evolving growth strategy and vision. Before coming to the clean tech innovation company, Hogue built a career in progressive policy leadership, economic analysis and organizational development spanning 20 years. Most recently, she served as the Director of Operations for Arizona State University’s Ten Across initiative, a compelling observatory study of economic, social and climate change and associated implications for the southern United States.
PsyBio Therapeutics Corp, a biotechnology company developing a portfolio of psychoactive compounds aimed at the treatment of mental health disorders, said it advanced its intellectual property and clinical development milestones during the second quarter. In June this year, the Ohio-based company kicked off its first European manufacturing run of its psychedelic portfolio of compounds with its proprietary biosynthetic formulation of psilocybin in collaboration with Biose Industrie, in Aurillac, France. The initial pilot-scale batch manufacturing run is the American company’s first in the continent. “The partnership with Biose will advance the company's research and development goals and continue its endeavor to the development of globally-tested and approved therapeutics,” said PsyBio Therapeutics.
EverGen Infrastructure Corp (TSX-V:EVGN) saw its second-quarter 2021 revenue increase by 111% compared to the previous quarter, driven by its acquisition of Western Canada’s first renewable natural gas-producing facility. The Vancouver-based energy company reported C$3.3 million in revenue during the three-month period to end June 30, 2021, compared to C$1.6 million in 1Q 2021. The group also posted adjusted EBITDA of C$1.9 million, an 830% increase from the previous quarter when the group was in the midst of acquiring the Fraser Valley Biogas facility and taking the company public in Canada.
Braxia Scientific Corp has posted strong revenue in its fiscal first quarter to June 30, 2021, as it saw more patients and administered more ketamine infusion treatments at its four Canadian clinics. The company, which is focused on treatments for depression and related conditions, said revenue in the three-month period came in at C$407,075, with gross margin of $114,253, representing increases of 80.3% and 89.7% respectively compared to the first fiscal quarter of 2020. Subsidiary Braxia Health, which operates clinics in Mississauga, Toronto, Ottawa and, since March this year, Montreal, has beaten its IV ketamine infusion targets every month since January 2021, the group revealed.
Tracesafe Inc has revealed that in partnership with TELUS it is providing the technology for contact tracing and quarantine solutions at the 2021 IIHF Women's World Hockey Championship in Calgary, Alberta. After the cancellation of the tournament in 2020 and a postponement of the 2021 event from May to August, 10 countries are competing for the world title at the WinSport Arena, at Canada Olympic Park, in Calgary. TraceSafe is providing self-isolation and contact tracing solutions for the games and practice said the company. Since the arrival of the international teams on August 10, no outbreaks have occurred despite the coronavirus (COVID-19) and the more transmissible Delta variant being reported across the world, noted the company. “The most stringent health and safety regulations have been applied by Hockey Canada, in conjunction with the IIHF, the Province of Alberta and the Government of Canada,” added Tracesafe.
The Valens Company (TSX:VLNS, OTCQX:VLNCF) Inc said it has agreed to acquire Citizen Stash Cannabis Corp, a Canadian premium craft cannabis company, in an all-stock transaction valued at about C$54.3 million on an enterprise value basis. Valens expects the acquisition to be accretive in 2021 and 2022 before synergies, with a revenue multiple of about 4.3 times first-half fiscal 2021 annualized revenue, while providing the company with a strategic, asset-light expansion into the Canadian cannabis flower and pre-rolls market.
INDVR Brands, Inc. has announced that, effective immediately, Hugh Hempel has been promoted to the role of its chairman and CEO. Hempel is a cannabis industry veteran with a successful entrepreneurial track-record, including a highly successful equity exit in the cannabis field. He entered the cannabis industry in 2013 while using CBD oils to treat the uncontrollable seizures of his identical twin daughters, who suffered from a rare and fatal neurodegenerative disease often referred to as 'Childhood Alzheimer's.' Hempel and his wife Chris founded Strainz in 2013 to legally develop and distribute premium-grade hemp and cannabis products. In a statement, Hempel commented: "INDVR is very well positioned to capture the significant market opportunity in front of us with our established brands. We intend to accelerate our penetration into new locations and expand our current market position. I look forward to working alongside the entire INDVR team to provide compelling THC and Hemp based products to our expanding base of loyal customers and to drive sustainable growth that benefits our employees and shareholders."
Zinc8 Energy Solutions (CSE:ZAIR) Inc. reports that it ended its second quarter with a working capital balance of $13.5 million. The company is currently planning the deployment of its Zinc-Air System at the University of Buffalo, in collaboration with the New York Power Authority (NYPA). The site will allow for the demonstration of a 100kW/1MWh system to facilitate the wider use of renewable resources. The company also is moving ahead with a US$200,000 contract with a cloud data center provider to demonstrate its 10kW/80kWh Zinc-Air System for resilient backup applications.
BioPorto (OTC:THOXF, NASDAQ COPENHAG:BIOPO) A/S said it has successfully concluded an interim analysis of data from the pediatric clinical trial being conducting to evaluate The NGAL Test as a tool for risk assessment of moderate to severe acute kidney injury (AKI). The study is being conducted to support a regulatory submission to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and is being led by renowned pediatric critical care nephrologist, Dr Stuart Goldstein of Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. The interim analysis includes data collected from six different leading US children’s hospitals over a twelve-month period. In a statement, BioPorto (OTC:THOXF, NASDAQ COPENHAG:BIOPO)’s chief medical officer, Dr Chris Bird, commented: “We are encouraged with the results from our interim analysis for the clinical performance of the assay, including key characteristics such as sensitivity and specificity. We believe that, at the conclusion of our study, the final results will provide strong support for the value of The NGAL Test as a biomarker to identify risk of AKI in critically ill children.”
Bragg Gaming Group (TSX:BRAG, NASDAQ:BRAG) Inc. has said its ORYX Gaming subsidiary is primed for the Dutch online market opening in October 2021 after receiving local certification for its iGaming Platform and RGS with 50 games to immediately be made available. The ORYX iGaming Platform is now fully compliant with Dutch regulations and will allow local operator partners to manage their entire product suite. The full-service platform features a proprietary set of tools including player and payments management, automated KYC, compliance, CRM and promotions, as well as fraud and risk management. In a statement, Peter Lavric, chief technical officer at Bragg, said: “We have a track record of quickly adapting our ORYX platform, games and technology to the requirements of new jurisdictions and we are thrilled to be fully prepared and ready to immediately offer our services and a selection of high-performing games when the Dutch online market opens. We see great potential in this exciting new market and look forward to helping our operator partners through the process of launching a competitive online offering, including a portfolio of premium games that are primed to be enjoyed by Dutch players.”
American Manganese Inc. (TSX-V:AMY, OTCQB:AMYZF) has announced that the Japanese Patent Office has issued Patent No. 6906060, for the company's closed-loop lithium-ion battery upcycling process, RecycLiCo. The Japanese patent joins already issued patents in the United States (US Patent No. 10246343 and US Patent No. 10308523) and South Korea (Patent No. 10-2246670). The company has also filed National Phase Patent Applications for China, Europe, Australia, India, and Canada. "As we move towards our goal of commercialization, we are reminded by the foundation of patents that supported our growth in battery recycling and we are honoured to be issued another patent by a country that is one of the world leaders in battery innovation," said Larry Reaugh, president and CEO of American Manganese in a statement. "Innovation is at the core of our company and as a pioneer in battery recycling we continue to monitor new lithium-ion battery technologies and opportunities," he added.
Mindset Pharma Inc (CSE:MSET, OTCQB:MSSTF, FRA:9DF) revealed positive safety data from preclinical studies on its Family 4 group of DMT analogs. The psychedelics firm said that head-to-head preclinical comparisons indicated the novel DMT/5-MeO-DMT-inspired analogs showed a significant decrease in serotonergic toxicity, which can cause a range of mild to life-threatening symptoms. Toronto-based Mindset told shareholders that the results reaffirm the company’s previous findings that it's Family 4 drug candidates demonstrated superior efficacy compared to 5-MeO-DMT.
Silver Range Resources Ltd. (TSX-V:SNG) revealed that it holds 10% of the outstanding shares of Broden Mining Ltd., a private company that is working with Ross River Dena Council (RRDC), to complete the acquisition of a large package of land (Vangorda Lands) in the Faro Mining Camp, in southern Yukon. The Vancouver-based precious metals prospect generator said the Vangorda Lands host several deposits containing “zinc, lead, silver and other valuable metals, and there is excellent potential for additional discoveries.”
Plurilock Security Inc. (TSX-V:PLUR) said it has secured a contract renewal with a leading US financial services firm for its cutting-edge, high-margin continuous authentication DEFEND product via its Technology Division. The company said the financial services firm previously signed an annual recurring US$42,000 contract for DEFEND last year, as reported on September 29, 2020, and purchased the technology following a stringent evaluation process. All contracts and orders signed by Plurilock since April 2021, including the latest contract renewal, represent a combined total of US$10.23 million in sales. Plurilock's proprietary DEFEND solution uses micro-patterns, based on a user's keyboard and mouse movements, to create a unique behavioral biometric user signature that continuously authenticates identity throughout the workday.
Gold Royalty Corp (NYSEMKT:GROY). (GRC) has announced a private placement in and a strategic alliance with Prospector Royalty Corp. (PRC). The company also said it has added Timothy Young, one of the founders of PRC, to its advisory board. GRC said it made a C$2 million investment for a 12.5% interest in PRC, whose founders also include Bill Rand, Zach Flood, Francis MacDonald, and Kenorland Minerals Ltd (TSX-V:KLD). In conjunction with the investment, GRC said it has entered into a royalty referral arrangement with PRC, which will provide GRC with the opportunity to acquire certain royalties identified by PRC's proprietary digitized royalty database.
O3 Mining Inc (TSX-V:OIII, OTCQX:OIIIF) has reported more positive drill results from its Marban project in Val-d'Or, Québec, which show the potential to expand gold resources at the open pits there. The assays come from 13 new holes in the Norlartic and North deposits and show "multiple intercepts of mineable grade over more than 10 metres widths," the firm said. Marban spans over 7,500 hectares and sits just 12 kilometres from the famous Canadian Malartic Mine. An 80,000 metre (m) drill program is being carried out there this year, with 32,000 metres drilled so far.
Nextech AR Solutions said its deal with Kohl's Corporation, one of the largest department store chains in the US, is expanding, as the latter plans to “significantly” scale its WebAR for e-commerce. The partnership between the augmented reality (AR) developer and the retailer began when Kohl’s, identified Threedy.ai, now part of Nextech, and its WebAR for e-commerce solutions as the most attractive option to introduce AR and 3D models into its customer experience. Threedy’s proprietary AI and computer vision innovations produce 3D models that can be scaled to 1,000s of 3D models per week, a valuable tool as more customers choose to shop online and remotely.
Western Magnesium Corporation announced that it has granted 21,700,000 incentive stock options pursuant to its Stock Option Plan for its directors, employees, advisors and consultants. The options are exercisable at a price of C$0.70 per share for a period of five years. Any shares issued on the exercise of these stock options will be subject to the holding period as required by the TSX Ventures as well as any additional hold periods as required by US securities laws and regulations. The stock option grant is subject to approval by the TSX Venture Exchange.
Vendetta Mining Corp said the TSX Venture Exchange has accepted for filing documentation with respect to the first tranche of its non-brokered private placement announced June 23, 2021, which saw the issue of 10,615,000 shares at a purchase price of 5 cents per share, together with 5,307,500 share purchase warrants with an exercise price of 7 cents for a three-year period with 21 placees.
Vanstar Mining Resources Inc (TSX-V:VSR, OTCQX:VMNGF, FRA:1V8). has confirmed that its common shares are now eligible for electronic clearing and settlement through the Depository Trust Company (DTC) in the United States. The company's common shares trade on the OTCQX under the ticker symbol VMNGF. DTC eligibility is expected to simplify the process of trading and enhance liquidity of the Company's common shares in the United States. J.C. St-Amour, president and CEO, commented: "DTC eligibility will simplify trading of our common shares in the United States. Existing investors benefit from potentially greater liquidity and execution speeds. This also opens the door to new investors that may have been previously restricted from our common shares."
Logiq, Inc. said it has been invited to present at the Emerging Growth Conference being held virtually on September 1, 2021. Logiq CEO, Tom Furukawa, is scheduled to present on Wednesday, September 1 at 1.00pm Eastern time (10.00am Pacific time). The presentation will be webcast live and available for replay via the conference website. To access the webcast, register using the following link https://goto.webcasts.com/starthere.jsp?ei=1487773&tp_key=d157852920&sti=lgiq or email email@example.com
GoviEx Uranium (TSX-V:GXU, OTCQB:GVXXF) Inc. has announced that its CEO, Daniel Major, will present at the Power Players Investor Forum to be held (virtually) on August 31, 2021. The presentation will be at 9.00am (EST) and consist of a 20-minute formal description of the company and its financial position, followed by a 20-minute Q&A session moderated by Noble Capital Markets senior equity research analyst, Michael Heim. The presentation can be accessed by registering (at no cost) for the Investor Forum at www.channelchek.com; the investor portal created by Noble. The video webcast will be later archived on Channelchek as part of its C-Suite Series www.channelchek.com/c-suite, and on its YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/channelchek. Registration for the live event may be limited but access to the replay after the event will be on the company's website www.goviex.com.