Interest in dogecoin on Google spikes by 3,000% in 2021 led by the US and Turkey

Interest in dogecoin on Google spikes by 3,000% in 2021 led by the US and Turkey
As dogecoin continues to catch the attention of the cryptocurrency sector, more people are showing interest in the asset, intending to learn more about it. The interest has emerged when the meme-inspired cryptocurrency has hit record price levels recently. Data acquired by cryptocurrency trading simulator Crypto Parrot indicates that the global interest in dogecoin had surged by 3,233% between January and May 9, 2021, when... Read More

Startup AI fintech firm Riskfuel expands into insurance space

Startup AI fintech firm Riskfuel expands into insurance space
  TORONTO – Riskfuel has been selected to take part in gener8tor’s OnRamp Insurance Accelerator in partnership with Allianz Life and Securian Financial. Riskfuel is one of five startups chosen from over 500 applicants to participate in gener8tor’s three-month, concierge accelerator program. The exclusive program offers startups financing and exposure to global innovative insurance firms. “We are thrilled to join... Read More

CEOs of major tech companies have sold over $6 billion of their stocks in 2021

CEOs of major tech companies have sold over $6 billion of their stocks in 2021
  KENT – Several top tech companies’ Chief Executive Officers continue to show increased insider stock selling activity. Data acquired and calculated by Finbold indicates that CEOs of the five selected major tech firms have sold $6.36 billion worth of shares between January 1 and May 10, 2021. Jeff Bezos leads, having offloaded shares (NASDAQ: AMZN) worth $4.9 billion ahead of his... Read More

TSX welcomed 18 new issuers in April, TSXV welcomed 17

TSX welcomed 18 new issuers in April, TSXV welcomed 17
  TORONTO – TMX Group today announced its financing activity on Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange for April 2021. TSX welcomed 18 new issuers in April 2021, compared with 27 in the previous month and six in April 2020. The new listings were 11 exchange-traded funds, two consumer products companies, one mining company, one life sciences company, two technology companies, and... Read More

Kia Canada has record breaking month in April

Kia Canada has record breaking month in April
  MISSISSAUGA – Following Kia Canada’s best Q1 in its history, the brand sets yet another record-breaking month, with a best-ever April delivering 8,040 units. Kia Seltos continues to lead as a consumer favourite with 1,837 units sold, followed by Forte and Sportage with 1,552 and 1,304 units sold respectively. The brand also achieved its strongest April ever for Certified... Read More

Digihost reports 309 bitcoins held at the end of April 2021

Digihost reports 309 bitcoins held at the end of April 2021
  TORONTO – Digihost Technology Inc. (TSXV: DGHI; OTCQB: HSSHF) reported that the Company has increased its mined Bitcoin holdings during the month of April 2021 by 37.50 BTC, bringing the Company’s total balance to 309 BTC held. The total BTC balance also includes approximately 13 BTC received as proceeds for the sale of older generation unutilized miners. Based on... Read More

Ontario taxpayers shouldn’t bail out Laurentian University

Ontario taxpayers shouldn’t bail out Laurentian University
A bailout would only encourage risky financial decision-making at other universities By Jay Goldberg Interim Ontario Director Canadian Taxpayers Federation It’s a bad idea to keep adding water to a leaky bucket. Millions of dollars have been gushing out of Laurentian University for years. And it’s not right to plug the holes with taxpayers’ cash. Laurentian University is facing a... Read More

Liquid Avatar launches KABN Prepaid Visa Card and Mobile Card App in Canada

Liquid Avatar launches KABN Prepaid Visa Card and Mobile Card App in Canada
  TORONTO –  Liquid Avatar Technologies Inc. (CSE:LQID)(OTC PINK:TRWRF)(FRA:4T51) a global blockchain, digital identity and fintech solutions company, reported that it has launched the KABN Prepaid Visa Card in Canada, powered by the XTM Inc. (PAID)(XTMIF) payment platform and its sponsoring financial institution. Liquid Avatar Technologies has begun to roll out the program in Canada and has plans to expand its card program rollout... Read More

Netcoins announces transactional record, processing $23 M in daily trades

Netcoins announces transactional record, processing $23 M in daily trades
  VANCOUVER – BIGG Digital Assets Inc. (CSE: BIGG; OTCQX: BBKCF; WKN: A2PS9W), owner of Netcoins, the online cryptocurrency brokerage that makes it easy for Canadians to buy, sell, and understand cryptocurrency reported a new daily trading record, processing over $23 Million in digital asset trades on April 20th. Netcoins also set a daily customer signup record with 900+ registrations... Read More