The more times people put themselves in a position of being uncomfortable, the stronger they become. Brian Paes-Braga is a partner at the Fiore Group, a private investment firm with interests in the mining, technology, entertainment, and beverage industries. Brian has been involved in a host of entrepreneurial, and philanthropic
Greetings Resource Insider (RI) members, and welcome to the first of what will now be regular RI monthly reports. The purpose of this is threefold: Provide you with regular updates on the RI portfolio companies including details on what they’re up to, how we interpret results/progress/delays/etc, and how we’re managing
Don’t assume that the local population works by the same rules that you do, or even understands the same rules. Taking the time to understand how people make decisions, and the rules by which those decisions are made is time exceedingly well spent. When Donald Bray reads this title, he’s
Every week at Resource Insider we get dozens of “pitch” emails and phone calls. These come from CEOs, prospectors, IR guys, and more often than not a guy that knows a guy that’s got a great project. This is a good thing. I started the Resource Insider subscription service so
My background is very technical, very research orientated and very pragmatic. The Tethyan belt was literally a no brainer, Eastern Europe was not a high-risk jurisdiction. Teo Dechev is the President & CEO of Mundoro Capital, a Canadian mineral exploration company focused on copper discovery in Eastern Europe’s Tethyan Belt.
It’s hard to think of a sector more opaque or littered with shady characters than the mining industry. Imperfect information leads to speculation, and speculation allows ample opportunity for creative interpretations (read:bullshit). This means that there is ample opportunity for investors to get screwed over by both the incompetent and
If you’re reading this article, it means you probably have at least a passing interest in the mining and metals space. You may even be an investor, or were at one point, until your portfolio was decimated by falling metal prices, absurd value destroying M&A transactions, and an endless