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


With Foss and Phelan taking care of Newfoundland Hard-Rok’s operations and Glen looking after the daily finance and administration of the company, over the past roughly thirty years, Newfoundland Hard-Rok has become a leading explosives manufacturer and drilling blasting provider in the Newfoundland and Labrador area and on Baffin Island. Cornerstone continues to explore its Cascabel copper-gold discovery in Ecuador as well as other properties in Ecuador and Chile.

Glen McKay: From Newfoundland Fishing Boat Deckhand to Mining CEO


Newfoundland’s Glen McKay has had a long and successful career in several industries, including construction, finance and mining. 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.


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Why I Doubled Down on YouTube Investments with MiTú

Both Sides of the Table

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. So they began signing up Spanish-language content producers in Ecuador, Chile, Colombia, Argentina, Mexico and so forth.

Invest in Israel Newsletter June 2010 Edition

VC Cafe

In the business-efficiency category, Israel scored very high in availability of skilled labor, finance skills, entrepreneurship of managers and venture capital. 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.