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AnalytixInsight – Meet the CEO of Sophic Capital’s Newest Client

AnalytixInsight – Meet the CEO of Sophic Capital’s Newest Client

AnalytixInsight Inc. is an artificial intelligence/machine learning firm that transforms massive amounts of data into knowledge. With clients including The Wall Street Journal and Refinitiv, AnalytixInsight is now moving into it’s largest market opportunity – workflow optimization. Sophic Capital interviewed CEO Prakash Hariharan to learn more about this market opportunity the Company’s, solutions, and its history.

Reciprocity: Connecting Brands to esports

Reciprocity: Connecting Brands to esports

Those aged under 35 years (“Under-35s”) make up almost 47% of the U.S. population, yet many brands still haven’t resonated well with them. Part of the reason is that Under-35s need to trust brands before committing. A second reason for this disconnect is that brands haven’t leveraged one of the most appealing channels for Under-35s – gaming & esports.Reciprocity has the gaming & esports network and industry influencers to connect brands to these young eyeballs.

Esports & Advertisers: A Primer

Esports & Advertisers: A Primer

Brands cannot ignore those aged under 35 years. But these “Under-35s” don’t respond to traditional advertising. What sets this lucrative demographic apart from their elders is their interest in playing video and mobile games. But few brands know how to advertise to gaming and esports markets. We know who’s figured it out, though. Learn more.

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Extracting Value from Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning

Each day, humans create about 2.5 quintillion bytes of data (FYI: there are 18 zeros in one quintillion). By 2025, we will generate about 185 times more data. With adoption of ERP and CRM systems in the 1990s and cloud-based computing and IoT devices in the 2000s, enterprises are using artificial intelligence and machine learning (“AI/ML”) to unlock valuable insights from these big data sets. AnalytixInsight is a pure play AI/ML firm, against a backdrop where investors do not have many publicly traded small cap stocks to benefit from this secular theme.

AnalytixInsight – Meet the CEO of Sophic Capital’s Newest Client

AnalytixInsight Inc. is an artificial intelligence/machine learning firm that transforms massive amounts of data into knowledge. With clients including The Wall Street Journal and Refinitiv, AnalytixInsight is now moving into it’s largest market opportunity – workflow optimization. Sophic Capital interviewed CEO Prakash Hariharan to learn more about this market opportunity the Company’s, solutions, and its history.

Reciprocity: Connecting Brands to esports

Those aged under 35 years (“Under-35s”) make up almost 47% of the U.S. population, yet many brands still haven’t resonated well with them. Part of the reason is that Under-35s need to trust brands before committing. A second reason for this disconnect is that brands haven’t leveraged one of the most appealing channels for Under-35s – gaming & esports.Reciprocity has the gaming & esports network and industry influencers to connect brands to these young eyeballs.

Esports & Advertisers: A Primer

Brands cannot ignore those aged under 35 years. But these “Under-35s” don’t respond to traditional advertising. What sets this lucrative demographic apart from their elders is their interest in playing video and mobile games. But few brands know how to advertise to gaming and esports markets. We know who’s figured it out, though. Learn more.

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No Social License to Build Pipelines

To reduce hydrocarbon dependency, many green energy activists are targeting oil and liquified natural gas (“LNG”) pipelines. This focus shift away from energy producers aims to prevent the expansion of and upgrades to America’s 2.7 million miles of pipeline infrastructure. One reason is that unlike oil and gas deposits, pipelines typically cross state, county, and city boundaries. This translates into more permitting requirements and legal reviews which, in some cases, can lead to a decade or more of project delays.

Undiscovered and Undervalued Smart Buildings Leader: IoT, Cloud and SaaS Technology

Kontrol Energy makes buildings smarter in real-time. Smarter buildings are more profitable, valuable, and sustainable. Led by a management team with 60 years of experience coupled with a previous exit and about 44% insider ownership, we believe that Kontrol Energy will appeal to investors interested in SaaS, cloud, IoT and environmental, social, and governance themes or value stocks with high growth expectations trading at a discount to its comps.

Smarter Buildings through IoT, Cloud and SaaS Technology

Combined, energy waste and GHG emissions represent an annual addressable market in North America of US $100 billion. Globally these problems scale the addressable market to about US $700 billion. Most buildings lack real-time intelligence to monitor and control energy consumption and GHGs.

Kontrol Energy (KNR:CSE) – Intro to Sophic Capital’s Newest Client

Kontrol Energy makes buildings smarter in real-time. Smarter buildings are more profitable, valuable, and sustainable. Led by a management team with 60 years of experience, a previous exit, and about 45% insider ownership, we believe this is a company that will appeal to investors interested in SaaS, Cloud, IOT and ESG.

Legendary Insights from Legend Power System’s Q2 2020 Conference Call

Legendary Insights from Legend Power System’s Q2 2020 Conference Call

Last week, Legend Power Systems (LPS:TSXV), a global leader in onsite energy management technology for buildings, reported an improving outlook as economies emerge from the coronavirus pandemic. On the call, which we recommend you listen to, management outlined several nuggets that make the 60 minute call well worth your time. For those of you that are more inclined to read the highlights we have put some of the key points below that illustrate the business is at a turning point.

OneSoft Solutions: CEO Answers Investor Questions

Two weeks ago, OneSoft Solutions CEO Dwayne Kushniruk hosted an investor presentation at the Planet MicroCap Showcase event. We present these questions and Mr. Kushniruk’s answers following the video presentation and disclaimer included.

A Kraken Good Investment!

We understand that investors flee stocks when systematic risk prevails, and the current market meltdown has spared few microcap stocks. Kraken Robotics (TSXV:PNG, OTC: KRKNF), a Sophic Capital client, was no exception.

Fake Products Is Not Fake News

On January 31, 2020, U.S. President Donald Trump issued an Executive Order to stop the importation of counterfeit goods. This followed an April 2019 Memorandum that specifically targeted third-party, online retailers selling counterfeited and pirated goods.

Microcap Investing in a Crisis

We hope that you, your family, and colleagues are doing well. Crises always create fear and stress, but somehow, someway, we manage to come out the other side mostly intact.

ESG Investment for the Petroleum and Gas Pipeline Industry

ESG Investment for the Petroleum and Gas Pipeline Industry

We believe that these catalysts bode well for OneSoft Solutions (OSS:TSXV, OSSIF:OTC), a Sophic Capital client. OneSoft Solutions’ (“OneSoft”) mission is to use machine learning and data science to help U.S. pipeline companies achieve their stated objective of reducing pipeline failures to zero.

Fossil Fuels Aren’t Going Away – Not Your Typical ESG Investment

Fossil Fuels Aren’t Going Away – Not Your Typical ESG Investment

Dirty, dirty oil. We are so past that. Renewables are all the rage – clean energy, renewable natural gas, wind and solar. Whether you are committed to or skeptical about renewable energies, you cannot deny that ESG companies are getting a lot of media headlines and bylines. For those new to ESG, it stands for “Environmental, Social and Governance”, and includes not only renewable energy companies but also firms changing their practices to affect positive environmental, social, and government changes.

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