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[INTERVIEW] Glen McKay, Newfoundland Business Leader, Co-Founder of Newfoundland Hard-Rok, Inc.


Cornerstone continues to explore its Cascabel copper-gold discovery in Ecuador as well as other properties in Ecuador and Chile. Starting as a deckhand delivering cod and turbot from fishermen in Newfoundland and Labrador, over the past forty years, Glen McKay has molded his career into one that focuses on entrepreneurship and leading the growth of companies operating in a range of industries.

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For tech to develop in emerging economies, the first obstacle is trust

The Next Web

Fast forward a few months and I’ve returned to my adopted country of Ecuador with the objective of helping to develop a thriving tech scene. Ecuador’s socialist government has prioritized the tech sector, even going so far as to create an entirely new city focused on the development of knowledge industries. Indeed, now is the time: in countries such as Ecuador mobile penetration is over 100%, meaning there are more cellphones than people, not to mention toilets.

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A Fish Out Of Water


I recently had many of those “fish out of water” experiences while I was on my business trip to Ecuador. What is going on in that warehouse in Ecuador??? I wondered when that custom started in Ecuador and how diffident that is from the U.S. But that it’s different on a mountain in Ecuador gives me a different perspective. Image credit: Exotic fish in water from Shutterstock. By Bruce Hodes, CEO of CMI Teamwork Chicago and author of “ Front Line Heroes “.

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Glen McKay: From Newfoundland Fishing Boat Deckhand to Mining CEO


With McKay at the helm as the company’s CEO, Cornerstone Capital purchased, in 2011, the then promising but unknown and subsequently famous Cascabel gold project in Ecuador, which continues to be explored today, with recent drilling results showing a potential of a world class mineralized system at Cascabel. What are your thoughts on the Cascabel copper-gold project in Ecuador, since you were the one who purchased it and brought it to the attention of North American investors?

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Why I Doubled Down on YouTube Investments with MiTú

Both Sides of the Table

So they began signing up Spanish-language content producers in Ecuador, Chile, Colombia, Argentina, Mexico and so forth. Yesterday MiTú Networks announced that Upfront Ventures led a $10 million financing in what is now the largest producer of Latino online videos – primarily driven through YouTube. As you may know we co-lead the first round of financing of Maker Studios, the largest overall producer for online video content, along with Greycroft Partners.

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Invest in Israel Newsletter June 2010 Edition

VC Cafe

Albaugh, which was founded in 1979, has six plants in the US, Brazil, Mexico, and Argentina, and a joint venture in China, and its South American sales in Brazil, Argentina, and Chile complement Makhteshim’s business in Brazil, Colombia and Ecuador. A s every month, VC Cafe is re-posting the “Invest in Israel” Newsletter, published by the investment promotion center of Israel’s Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor.

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Epitaph for an Entrepreneur « Steve Blank

Steve Blank

When the kids got older our adventures took us to Mexico, Ecuador , India, Africa and Europe.