I’m not the man they think I am at home…I’m a rocket man. It’s been an exciting summer in the race for human space exploration, with Richard Branson and Jeff Bezos successfully completing suborbital space […]
At Pender, we have been looking at the techniques, lessons, and values from the Tokyo Olympic Games that could help investors win with their investment strategies. Canadian women dominated this year’s Olympic Games. At every […]
There is a growing body of evidence to suggest that companies that focus on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) tend to financially outperform, and be more innovative, than their peers. According to research by Boston […]
Pender’s equity funds have been performing strongly of late. We believe there are some commonalities to our strategies which relate to the “forward thinking” part of our company slogan. We don’t own Enbridge… Or TransCanada […]
At a recent Vancouver Entrepreneurs’ Forum (VEF) panel on mergers and acquisitions (M&A), a key message from company leaders who had recently sold their tech companies begs repeating: Always Be Ready. Despite a very tumultuous […]
Despite the rocky start to 2020, VC funding hit an all time high. US-based, VC-backed companies raised nearly $130B in 2020, up 14% year-over-year (YoY) from 2019. However, annual deal activity is down 9% YoY […]
Investing Philosophy, Process & Best Practice Geoff Castle – The Deficit Myth: Modern Monetary Theory and the Birth of the People’s Economy, by Stephanie Kelton Emily Wheeler – Principles For Navigating Big Debt Crises, by […]
November 15, 2020 marked a historical milestone with the successful launch of the SpaceX Crew-1 Mission, transporting four astronauts aboard the Crew Dragon Resilience over 400km into orbit on a twenty-seven hour voyage to the […]
Maria: Did you always think your career path would lean more towards entrepreneurial endeavours? Kristina: Yes, to a large extent I did. I come from a family of entrepreneurs and it’s always been an assumption […]
Since the financial crisis, and before the onset of the pandemic, the Canadian appetite for technology had remained paltry at best. From 2016 through 2019, it seemed that the Nasdaq would routinely touch all time […]
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