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Sophic Capital: Latest Research

Swarmio Has Over 1 Billion Gamers in Its Sights

Swarmio Has Over 1 Billion Gamers in Its Sights

Swarmio Media is targeting the largest and youngest gaming markets where the greatest demand for its latency-reduction technology and gamer platform exists. Where these markets are may surprise you, but management has extensive relationships with telecom operators there. Gaming/Online communication, SaaS, and telco services companies are trading at less than half their 52-week highs. Now is the time to visit Swarmio Media.

The Lucrative Gen Z Market Won’t Be Bought

The Lucrative Gen Z Market Won’t Be Bought

Gen Z likes hanging out in “third places” that converge social media with other activities like gaming (Twitch), photo sharing (Instagram), and self-expression (Tik Tok). They’re also thrifty and view buying and selling second-hand goods as a social good. Mijem Inc. converges the second-hand goods and social media Gen Z trends.

Clear Blue’s Clear Business Model

Clear Blue’s Clear Business Model

​Backed by a strong management team with successful prior exits and a collective 100 years of engineering, tech, and power experience, Clear Blue Technologies services and solutions have been validated by an impressive list of global customers. In this report, we discuss Clear Blue’s revenue model and highlight the Company’s customer base.

Sophic Capital: Latest Research

Swarmio Has Over 1 Billion Gamers in Its Sights

Swarmio Media is targeting the largest and youngest gaming markets where the greatest demand for its latency-reduction technology and gamer platform exists. Where these markets are may surprise you, but management has extensive relationships with telecom operators there. Gaming/Online communication, SaaS, and telco services companies are trading at less than half their 52-week highs. Now is the time to visit Swarmio Media.

The Lucrative Gen Z Market Won’t Be Bought

Gen Z likes hanging out in “third places” that converge social media with other activities like gaming (Twitch), photo sharing (Instagram), and self-expression (Tik Tok). They’re also thrifty and view buying and selling second-hand goods as a social good. Mijem Inc. converges the second-hand goods and social media Gen Z trends.

Clear Blue’s Clear Business Model

​Backed by a strong management team with successful prior exits and a collective 100 years of engineering, tech, and power experience, Clear Blue Technologies services and solutions have been validated by an impressive list of global customers. In this report, we discuss Clear Blue’s revenue model and highlight the Company’s customer base.

A Particularly Taxing Time for Canadian Micro- and Small-Cap Stocks

After a strong start, 2021 obliterated Canadian sub-$100 million market cap stocks. As of November 30, the median stock in this group was trading at only ~38% of its 52-week highs.

Not down 38% – DOWN 62%!

As Jeff Bezos said over 20 years ago:

“The stock is not the company. And the company is not the stock.”

The same is true for THIS list of Canadian micro- and small cap names that have been pounded by 2021 tax loss selling.

Sophic Capital: Past Research

Powering the Most Challenging Systems

Any electrical system that doesn’t have access to the power grid is subject to sub-par performance, potentially resulting in increased lifetime costs and premature obsolescence.

Renewable energy sources are the way to remove operational and maintenance costs for off-grid projects while improving reliability and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Sophic Capital client Clear Blue Technologies is a provider of clean, wireless power solutions serving the multi-billion dollar off-grid market.

GameSquare Adds TimTheTatman to Increase Engagement and Drive New Revenue Streams

Esports influencer TimTheTatman recently announced that he would join Complexity Gaming [and GameSquare Esports.

TimTheTatman has built an audience of more than 4 million YouTube subscribers, 3.4 million Instagram followers, and 2.6 million Twitter followers.

Influencer advertising is growing as it gains acceptance with marketers – and TimTheTatman adds to GameSquare’ audience reach and engagement.

UGE Backlog Continues to be Undervalued

Industry valuations of solar projects under development suggest that UGE International’s current 83.7MW project backlog is undervalued.

UGE’s goal of 120MW of project backlog by the end of 2021 makes the Company’s current undervaluation even more compelling.

Applying peer transactions to UGE’s 357MW (net of backlog) pipeline potentially puts the stock in future multi-bagger territory.

HIRE Technologies (HIRE) – CEO Interview 3

The Human Resources / Staffing industry is ripe for consolidation. Sophic Capital client HIRE Technologies closed three acquisitions in the back half of 2020, and its funnel is growing.

Killi (MYID) – The Bomb About to Drop on the Data Industry

Apple allows users to opt-out of app tracking. Google Chrome, Firefox, and Safari have clamped down on cookie-tracking. 30 state governments are moving data privacy bills through their houses (California, Virginia, and Colorado already have laws). The result – data businesses could see either increased litigation or revenues disappear.

Killi (MYID) – Voting for Personal Data Privacy

Facebook data from 533 million people in 106 countries was published on a hacking forum this past April. Facebook seemed to shrug it off. Most companies do and have dismissed consumer data breaches for decades. Governments are fighting back, enacting data privacy rules that could destroy the revenue models of businesses reliant upon the collection of consumer data without consent.

HIRE Technologies (HIRE) – CEO Interview Part II

Much of the HR staffing/consulting industry has been slow to adopt SaaS solutions. It is an industry ripe for technology disruption and consolidation. HIRE Technologies, a company focused on modernizing and digitizing human resources solutions, has been active on M&A. HIRE has the foundation to build several, HR-relevant, value-added solutions that it can upsell to its existing customer relationships.

HIRE Technologies (HIRE) – A Stock Ready to Go “HIRE”

COVID-19 economic recovery plans will likely include government stimulus programs targeted towards re-employing millions of affected workers across the United States and Canada.
To handle this impending surge in demand, the staffing industry will have to rely more heavily on technology driven solutions. Sophic Capital client HIRE Technologies is well positioned to capitalize on these staffing trends.

Luckbox (TSXV:LUCK) – Meet the New CEO

Since his days at gaming company Electronic Arts (NASDAQ:EA), Thomas Rosander has thought about the massive opportunity from combining the large, growing esports audience with betting. Now, as Real Luck Group’s new CEO, he has the opportunity and the tools to execute upon his vision, implementing a proven strategy he used at prior companies to grow players and revenues via a nuanced and data-driven marketing approach.

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