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: tommy@ceo.ca. Follow him on Twitter: @TommyHump
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POSTED ON December 17, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

A prospect generator is a mineral exploration company that identifies drill targets and finds partners to pay for the drilling. By farming out the projects, they reduce their risk, and often keep a piece of the upside. This is considered a more sustainable junior mining business model than pure grassroots exploration in a concentrated vehicle.… Continue Reading

POSTED ON December 16, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

Well before the Bay Area became a Mecca for venture capitalists, San Francisco-based asset manager Paul Stephens earned a fortune as an investor in the mining industry’s petrie dish. Paul H. Stephens may be back to his old tricks. According to recent SEDAR filings, he has increased his stake in mining prospect generator, Eurasian Minerals Inc. (C:EMX). Mr.… Continue Reading

POSTED ON December 15, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

One of the best performing junior mining companies of 2014 is concluding the year with yet another vote of confidence. Mark Smith and Peter Dickie’s Niocorp Developments Ltd., which is developing the Elk Creek niobium project in Nebraska, has seen its share price climb five fold already this year, on the back of team building,… Continue Reading

POSTED ON December 10, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

To a packed crowd in Vancouver yesterday, veteran junior resource analyst John Kaiser gave a presentation hosted by AME BC entitled, Confronting the Potential Extinction of a Canadian Institution. Here is a link to the 59 slide PDF presentation, courtesy John Kaiser. Mr. Kaiser has been closely involved with Canada’s venture capital markets for over thirty… Continue Reading

POSTED ON December 09, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

Like it or not, we are all Internet marketers now. Chances are you own a domain name or two and even host a web site for your business, hobby or personal brand. About five years ago, I set up a shared server to help a few family, friends and non-profits host web sites. One of… Continue Reading

POSTED ON December 08, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

I just bought my first ever Australian listed stock. It’s a small speculative position that I initiated because I think the technology/mining/water play is just getting going, and has some great people involved. The company is Clean TeQ Holdings (ASX:CLQ), and it has a roughly $20 million market capitalization. Clean Teq is a technology business… Continue Reading

POSTED ON December 08, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

This year, CEO.ca is proud to be taking part in Cambridge House International’s annual Vancouver Resource Investment Conference, at the spectacular Convention Centre, January 18-19, 2015 (Register now). The event is the largest annual financial gathering in Vancouver with over 7,500 investors expected. 350+ companies are participating this year, ranging from mineral explorers to technology firms, financial… Continue Reading

POSTED ON December 04, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

Today we share some real estate porn via Tiburon, California speculator and writer Thom Calandra’s Facebook page. Surely there’s a tech founder in the Bay Area who wants to own this truly spectacular $49 million pad that belongs to mining tycoon Robert Friedland, Executive Chairman of Ivanhoe Mines – TSX:IVN (I own shares). Mr. Friedland… Continue Reading

POSTED ON December 03, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

Skiddy von Stade of financial recruitment portal OneWire.com has a fascinating interview series that occasionally features Wall Street tycoons in their offices talking about their lives and their values. In this week’s episode, Stade talks to Peter J. Solomon, founder of private investment bank Peter J Solomon Company, the man Financial Times calls, “The psychiatrist of finance.” Here’s… Continue Reading

POSTED ON December 02, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

Alexander Molyneux grew up with one foot in Australia and the other in Hong Kong, so he had a front-row seat to the rise of Asia and the demand for energy in a rapidly growing world. The nuclear winter brought on by Fukushima and the accompanying flight of capital afforded him the opportunity to get… Continue Reading