Brady Fletcher, Manager Director and Head of TSX Venture Exchange describes the Canadian investment ecosystem and notes that two key sectors have been dominating the headlines: cannabis and blockchain.


Battery metals also aren’t far behind due to the rising popularity of electric vehicles on the market. Where does that copper or nickel for batteries come from? Odds are that it’s from one of the companies listed on the Venture Exchange.

Fletcher explains why the Venture Exchange is an ideal starting point for startups — the ability to raise capital is considerable. When companies list, they also obtain the shared currency to make acquisitions.

On the other side, investors know what to expect on the Venture Exchange; transparency is one of the core values of this program which means that all company reporting goes into the public domain.

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