Tommy Humphreys
Tommy Humphreys, 29, is an entrepreneur, investor and writer from Vancouver, Canada. He founded CEO.CA, a popular junior mining and Canadian finance blog, in 2012. He has been the president of Pacific Website Company Inc., a private marketing and web development company, since 2007. Tommy has authored articles for Globe and Mail, Financial Post and others. He speaks at select conferences. Reach him by email: Follow him on Twitter: @TommyHump
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POSTED ON June 30, 2015 BY Tommy Humphreys

Tommy here… I’m out of range for the next week or so, and have scheduled a few re-posts to keep CEO.CA alive while I’m gone… Here’s a gambling story about the late great media billionaire Kerry Packer from Australia. One casino boss remembered, “I was lucky enough back in the day to actually witness this gentleman… Continue Reading

POSTED ON June 26, 2015 BY Tommy Humphreys

Cactus Club Cafe founder and CEO Richard Jaffray shared his entrepreneurial journey with over 1000 interested Vancouver-area businesspeople yesterday. Mr. Jaffray participated in an hourlong live interview with BCBusiness magazine founder Peter Legge at the Hotel Vancouver for the annual BCBusiness Top 100 event. Jaffray says the best decision of his life was to become an entrepreneur.… Continue Reading

POSTED ON June 24, 2015 BY Tommy Humphreys

This morning Toronto-based gold developer Continental Gold (CNL.TO) announced an updated mineral resource estimate for the Buritica project in Colombia. The new resource is based on 271,003 metres of drill core sampling and 7,215 metres of underground sampling over the past eighteen months. Buritica now contains 4.48 million gold ounces in the Measured and Indicated (M&I)… Continue Reading

POSTED ON June 17, 2015 BY Tommy Humphreys

Bill Gross has founded a lot of startups, and incubated many others — and he got curious about why some succeeded and others failed. So he gathered data from hundreds of companies, his own and other people’s, and ranked each company on five key factors. He found one factor that stands out from the others… Continue Reading

POSTED ON June 11, 2015 BY Tommy Humphreys

There is so much networking potential at the Subscriber Investment Summits.  Case in point: Bitgold (XAU-TSXv). I recently visited Toronto and the buzz on Bay Street was still all Bitgold, a month after the web-based payments and savings platform for gold launched on the TSX-V. Shares in the startup–less than one year old–soared to $8 before retreating. Bitgold… Continue Reading

POSTED ON June 10, 2015 BY Tommy Humphreys

Yesterday I had the opportunity to meet Vancouver mining entrepreneur Randy Turner. Mr. Turner has been involved with multiple mineral discoveries since the late 1970’s, with the most notable being the Snap Lake diamond mine in Northwest Territories, taken over for a combined $478 million in 2000. Mr. Turner splits his time as the CEO of two… Continue Reading

POSTED ON June 09, 2015 BY Tommy Humphreys

Canadian diamond explorer North Arrow Minerals (NAR.V) reported disappointing diamond valuation results from the Qilalugac project bulk sample test this morning: The parcel of 383.55 carats of diamonds greater than +1DTC (~1 mm) was valued at $13,795 or $36 per carat and a modelled range of possible values was also produced with a “possible low” model… Continue Reading

POSTED ON June 08, 2015 BY Tommy Humphreys

The Australian government has done something interesting to reign in excessive foreign speculation in its property market, while simultaneously stoking its struggling junior resource sector, mired in the current commodities downturn. Foreign investors in Australia can qualify for a significant investor visa (SIV) by betting A $5 million on Australia’s economy. The SIV asset mix… Continue Reading

POSTED ON June 02, 2015 BY Tommy Humphreys

The high-grade Spectrum gold project in British Columbia’s Golden Triangle will see a $3.5 million, 10,000-12,000 metre drill program this summer thanks to $8.1 million in financings by its operator, Skeena Resources (SKE.V). Skeena is led by American businessman Walter Coles, CEO, and Canadian Mining Hall of Famer geologist Ron Netolitzky, Chairman. Mr. Netolitzky helped find… Continue Reading

POSTED ON June 01, 2015 BY Tommy Humphreys

A Vancouver-based gold junior operating in Fiji came out with a PEA this morning that has supporters of the company singing its praises. Read: Lion One Announces Robust Preliminary Economic Assessment for High Grade Gold Operation at Tuvatu Project in Fiji. PEA Highlights (all amounts are quoted in $USD utilizing a base case gold price of $1,200… Continue Reading