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Luckbox (TSXV:LUCK) – Meet the Company

Luckbox (TSXV:LUCK) – Meet the Company

Esports offers an absurdly large number of betting opportunities.Esports bettors are a young and growing demographic – a generation that grew up with video games.Luckbox’s stock (TSXV:LUCK) is one of the few ways investors can invest in esports betting.

Luckbox (private) – Meet the Company

Luckbox (private) – Meet the Company

esports betting accelerated in 2020 as traditional sports leagues suspended matches but esports leagues continued. This is not a short term blip. esports bettors are a young and growing demographic that has grown up with video games. Today’s fans will be tomorrow’s bettors where as traditional sports bettors are a shrinking market. esports bettors require community and trust. Luckbox management’s esports and betting backgrounds, building of community, as well as an Isle of Man license that is one of the strongest for consumer protection are some reasons why Luckbox can dominate esports betting..

Luckbox (private) – Meet the CEO

Luckbox (private) – Meet the CEO

esports audiences are surpassing those of traditional sports leagues, including NFL and MLB.esports betting could be a $12 to $15 billion business in 2020 and attracts a younger and growing demographic.Luckbox is a privately held esports betting firm.We spoke with Luckbox CEO Quentin Martin to learn about the opportunity.

AnalytixInsight’s Hidden Value in an AI-Powered FinTech Play

AnalytixInsight’s Hidden Value in an AI-Powered FinTech Play

Capital markets regulations are pressuring traditional business models for producing investment research.

MiFID II, for example, requires the separation of research costs and trading commissions. This resulted in less buy-side spending on sell-side research.

Machine-generated research could be an attractive alternative across the broker dealer spectrum, especially in Europe where the discount broker business is evolving.

MarketWall, AnalytixInsight’s stock trading and financial apps subsidiary, could be a big beneficiary from these trends.

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January 24, 2021

Canadian tech & clean tech capital markets had an eventful week, marked by new issues, fund raising and M&A. In the USA, there was considerable chatter focused on the recent GameStop stock pop and resultant drama. Crunchbase had some interesting data around unicorns and their recent proliferation. Meanwhile, Bitcoin seems to be undergoing a correction, which some attribute to Janet Yellen’s comments at her recent Senate confirmation hearing.

January 17, 2021

We had a busy week in Canadian capital markets, marked by fundraising in public and private markets, as well as M&A activity. Public markets interest seems focused on the crypto, healthcare tech, esports/sports betting and ESG sectors. In the USA, high profile SaaS companies issued converts & bonds. High profile IPOs performed well, with the Visa-Plaid acquisition called off, with some speculating the company could choose to go public in an enthusiastic public market.

January 10, 2021

2021 is off to a busy start in Canadian capital markets, with regards to public equity offerings, private financings and M&A. Specifically, in the small-medium cap space, Emerge Commerce & Converge appear to be executing very rapidly on their M&A plan. We’re looking forward to additional details for mobile sports betting in New York, which bodes well for theScore and eventually Sophic Client, Luckbox. In the USA, we’re also excited to watch the potential public market debut of Roblox, Affirm, Bakkt and SoFi, among others.

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