Tommy Humphreys
Tommy Humphreys, 28, is an entrepreneur, investor and writer from Vancouver, Canada. He founded CEO.CA, one of the top resource development investment web sites, known for its professional interviews of dynamic mining and energy entrepreneurs, in 2012. He has been the President of Pacific Website Company Inc., a privately owned marketing consulting and investment firm, since 2007. Tommy is an occasional contributor to Globe and Mail's Streetwise and other publications. He speaks at select conferences. Reach him by email: Follow him on Twitter: @TommyHump
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POSTED ON July 26, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

Rick Rule’s conference in Vancouver this past week was just what the junior mining sector needed. Independent individual investors from nearly every corner of the globe met face to face with and heard from an extremely high quality group of executives from companies that have survived and thrived despite the past three year’s resource bear market.… Continue Reading

POSTED ON July 25, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

Netscape founder and iconic American venture capitalist Marc Andreesson shared some wise high-growth startup lessons on his blog page, one of which rings especially true for me today (post excellent Sprott conference hang over). #9 Confusing the conference circuit — and especially the party scene — with actual work. This also creates a toxic culture… Continue Reading

POSTED ON July 25, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

Wall Street has been aggressively cheer-leading the solar industry over the past couple of years. An example, Canadian Solar (NASD:CSIQ), has climbed 10x in value since 2012. Backing up the hype, solar panels are half the cost they were in 2008, and capital costs for solar-power plants have fallen by 22% in 2010-2013, according to an Economist… Continue Reading

POSTED ON July 24, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

With our apologies for the light postings this week, we are at the Sprott Natural Resources Symposium at the Hotel Vancouver, where a terrific event is underway (Schedule, Registration). The quality of companies exhibiting is higher than any other retail junior mining conference we have attended, and the same can be said for attendees. The event,… Continue Reading

POSTED ON July 22, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

I am very excited to announce something that I’ve been working on behind the scenes over the past couple of months, in fact I’ve been working for several years on it. Back in 2009 I met Joe Martin, founder of Cambridge House International, the junior mining conference company, and he very generously started bringing me… Continue Reading

POSTED ON July 21, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

A group of accomplished mining entrepreneurs have taken control of an un-loved junior mining company. Catalyst Copper Corp., which holds a 60% interest in the La Verde copper porphyry project in Mexico, closed a $1.4 million financing today, selling 20 million units, consisting of a $0.07 share and a full $0.10 warrant. Richard Warke, who… Continue Reading

POSTED ON July 21, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

Quick Links: Sprott Natural Resource Symposium Schedule, Registration. For the past 19 years, Agora Financial, the world’s largest financial publisher, has organized an impressive natural resource investment conference in Vancouver each summer. We learned from Sprott USA Chairman Rick Rule that Agora wanted to take a step back from hosting the annual event, and since Rule considered… Continue Reading

POSTED ON July 17, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

“There are some simple truths in the resource game,” Frank Giustra tells me. “The first truth is that you pick a great management team and you wait.” For the uninitiated, Giustra is one of the more successful natural resources investors of the past thirty five years. Some of you may know him as the founder… Continue Reading

POSTED ON July 15, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

Petroamerica Oil shares are headed a lot higher following a successful and hard fought acquisition of Suroco Energy announced earlier. Petroamerica has lagged its Colombian oil peers considerably, constantly trading for less than 1.5x cash flow because of its relatively small size and reserve life, concentration risk of its main Las Maracas asset, and a… Continue Reading

POSTED ON July 15, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

- Geologist shares secrets of White Gold sale, readies Red Mountain project near his hometown of Stewart, BC for prime time – New PEA could yield cheap, high-margin gold ounces – $10 million firm combines exploration, social license, engineering expertise – Here McLeod and McPhie tell the IDM Mining story on video for first time… Continue Reading