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There was a time, many moons ago when cannabis was both feared and loathed in all places, including Las Vegas. Despite twenty-nine U.S. statues legalizing medical marijuana and eight states legalizing adult-use marijuana, the United States government still sees marijuana as an illicit substance with a high-abuse potential and no benefits whatsoever.

When Nixon established the Drug Enforcement Administration in the 70s, he did so for the purpose of protecting the American people from large-scale drug abuse. What he failed to realize, or perhaps threw under the rug, was the fact that cannabis is actually beneficial for a number of reasons. Decades have passed since the Feds gave marijuana Schedule I narcotic status, but nevertheless, the cannabis sector is booming, and so is the marijuana stock market. 

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Over the last few years, we’ve seen a societal shift towards spending less time in brick-and-mortar stores, and more time doing whatever else we’d like to whilst waiting for delivery apps to bring our orders directly to our doorsteps. We’ve seen companies like DoorDash, Postmates, and GrubHub rise to the top of the food delivery app market because of their easy-to-use smartphone applications and efficiency when ordering food from groceries and restaurants. Using the same ideology of food delivery, some tech industry individuals conceptualized the idea of adding cannabis to the menu of options for delivery, thus creating the weed delivery sub-sect of the delivery app marketplace. 

Following the advent of weed delivery becoming a popular vehicle for cannabis consumers who prefer to have their products delivered, we’ve seen a myriad of companies, most notably Eaze, an online platform allowing users to legally purchase cannabis/related products and have them delivered. In their latest Series B round of funding, Eaze raised $27 million, but the Company came under scrutiny because its burn rate of $1 million per month has made potential investors largely concerned. 

ParcelPal Technology Inc (PKG) (PT0.F) (PTNYF) is a delivery tech company that you may have heard of, but could potentially benefit from doing your homework on. The Company has garnered critical acclaim for its on-demand marketplace where consumers can purchase the products they know and love and, after they’ve indicated a delivery location, all they need is wait and their order is delivered within the hour. There’s no escaping the fact that the world is constantly trying to pull us in a million different directions, but if we can keep weigh on innovative companies like ParcelPal, perhaps we can weather the storm. 

As ParcelPal Technology Inc (PKG) (PT0.F) (PTNYF) has climbed to the top of the delivery app market, the Company recognized the potential in making strategic investments to integrate cannabis delivery into its immensely successful online delivery platform. The Company today announced that it has signed into a cannabis distribution agreement with Kiaro, a Vancouver-based cannabis retailer. Further to ParcelPal’s cannabis strategy announced on September 13, 2018, the Company has completed an additional cannabis distribution agreement with Kiaro for the delivery of cannabis products through Kiaro’s physical and digital retail channels.

Per the details of ParcelPal Technology Inc (PKG) (PT0.F) (PTNYF)‘s cannabis delivery initiative, the Company will work with Kiaro to jointly develop an optimal roadmap for the distribution of adult use cannabis, ultimately creating the ‘Amazon Effect’ within the cannabis industry. In addition to this, the companies will integrate their technology platform to enhance the user experience and improve product accessibility.

Though ParcelPal Technology Inc (PKG) (PT0.F) (PTNYF) will begin delivering cannabis products, users of the ParcelPal platform will still be required to upload and verify their identities. Users that are under the age within their jurisdictions will not be allowed into this vertical on the application. The identity verification system ensures that the person is of age and that the identity is in fact real, and it is checked twice – once before and once upon delivery.

“We are extremely excited to sign a distribution agreement with Kiaro and we will immediately begin planning and executing for all last mile operations. Our objective is to become the Uber of cannabis in Canada and this takes us one step closer to our goal. Cannabis delivery is expensive and often through antiquated courier services – with consumers waiting over a week to receive their items. With ParcelPal, customers will receive their cannabis products safely within an hour. Our technology enables seamless integration with any cannabis retail outlet or eCommerce platform.”

Kelly Abbot, President and CEO, ParcelPal 

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Blackberry Stock Price Corrects 23% In A Month, A Value Buy?

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There was a time when BlackBerry Limited (BB) used to be one of the leaders of the telecommunication industry by virtue of its smartphones. However, the company’s glory days are well in the past and the stock declined by more than 15% recently after it released its results for Q1 2019. The stock is now trading less than $8 but at the same time, it is important to note that the company has managed to deliver as far as its top-line figures are concerned.

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The software and services division is now the company’s most important division. It has emerged as the biggest revenue generator for the Canadian company. Overall sales for Blackberry rose 16% year over year in the latest reported quarter.

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However, in the software and services, it was a far more pleasing picture. Its GAAP revenues rose 27% year over year. The company seems to be on the right track in terms of its plan to turn around. But the market doesn’t seem to take a fancy to it. The reasons behind this might have something to do with allegations made by certain parties.

They say that the company uses non-GAAP methods to report earnings. If there is any kind of accounting cloud over a company, growth may be far away.

Where Does This Leave Blackberry Stock Price?

However, Blackberry has been quick to defend itself against these allegations. Financial disclosures of the company are fully SEC compliant. It remains to be seen whether the SEC takes an interest in the matter.

This problem has been the biggest reason behind the underperformance of Blackberry stock price. That’s despite the company’s decent performance. The acquisition of machine learning company Cyclane is also a positive development. But it remains to be seen how it affects Blackberry’s future growth.

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Uber Technologies (UBER) Stock Price Hits $45 Mark Again; Are Delivery Stocks Set To Fly?

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Uber Technologies (UBER) stock price hit its IPO level of $45 again. Since its IPO, this becomes the fourth time that the company has hit its $45 mark. Each time it has been a real challenge for the company to rise above the IPO price.

Uber has made its name through its market dominance however it’s growth continues to be slow-paced and also has continuous losses, making Uber less attractive to many. However, the thing that Uber has done is bring more attention to the on-demand and delivery stock arena.

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Driven Deliveries Inc. (OTC: DRVD) is one of the only publicly traded cannabis delivery service operating in the United States. Now that’s what we call first-mover advantage. Driven Deliveries provides on-demand marijuana delivery in select cities where allowed by law. The service provides the legal cannabis consumer the ability to purchase and receive their marijuana in a fast and convenient manner.

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Consumers are growing increasingly lazy with most of all purchases from retail to food shopping being done online. And now you can add weed to that list. Driven Deliveries (OTC: DRVD) is quickly gaining steam in legal US markets as the new delivery option for customers is resulting in increased revenue and transactions for dispensaries.

Food delivery apps and services such as GrubHub and Uber Eats have already expanded revenue generated in the food-service industry by 22% or more. Consumers love getting what they want without having to leave their house to get it, plain and simple.  

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Cannabis is just one small niche expanding into the on-demand technology market. Uber has always managed to capture the headlines. This week it did that by launching itself in the sixth German city, Hamburg. The company further has plans to acquire Postmates which gives UberEats a heavy competition provided the price is right.

McDonald’s exclusivity with Uber also came to an end this year with the former getting into a contract with DoorDash. The company is set to report its financial results for Q2 on August 8. Uber had given accounts of its earlier performance through the prospectus issued during the IPO.

UBER stock price has been trading at $40 range since June. But, the figure is likely to change in the coming future for better. Uber has been able to disrupt various markets like those of food delivery, personal mobility, and freight logistics. In Q1 results, the company had reported 93 million monthly active platform consumers.

The revenue of the company has been on a slow rise especially on a net basis. The company sends a major portion of the money received to its drivers to keep them encouraged and active. This is a move that is not going away anytime soon. The deep deficits could also prove to be advantageous for the company.

Even though Uber looks like a broken IPO, it still leads in its industry. The concerns with the valuation persist still for good reasons. Uber continues to ride at a market cap which is five times the current year’s revenue. But, one would have to wait till 2025 to see a positive earning in the growing market.

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Disclaimer: Pursuant to an agreement between MIDAM VENTURES, LLC and a third party, Data Marketing Solutions Inc., Midam was hired for a period from 04/22/2019 – 5/22/2019 to publicly disseminate information about Driven Deliveries Inc. including on the Website and other media including Facebook and Twitter. We were paid $50,000 (CASH) for & were paid “0” shares of restricted common shares. Midam has been paid an additional $50,000 and extended its contract to 6/15/2019. Midam has been paid an additional $50,000 and extended its contract to 7/15/2019. We may buy or sell additional shares of Driven Deliveries Inc. Inc. in the open market at any time, including before, during or after the Website and Information, provide public dissemination of favorable Information.

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Stock Price Friday Update – July 19, 2019

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ROKU Stock Price Hits Another Life Time High: Good News For Tech Stocks?

In 2019 alone, ROKU stock has risen by as much as 271% as the company continued to add new customers and boosted revenues from advertising. However, could the latest surge be a signal for the next bull market in tech?

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Over 14 million shares of the company will be available to be traded at $16 to $18 per share on NYSE. And of course, investors will be watching MDAL stock price closely. Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Citigroup, and Wells Fargo Securities will oversee the IPO.

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