The Last Straw

The Strawman Classic

Welcome to the inaugural Strawman Classic; Australia’s biggest prize-money investing contest. Test your stock picking and portfolio management skills against some of Australia’s best private investors. With $100,000 in play money, you can buy and sell any ASX listed stock that is trading above 2c, and trade as many times as you like. Whoever has the highest returns at the end […]

Why Vonex is the telco stock to watch in FY21

2020 has been a stand-out year for Vonex (ASX: VN8), as it positions itself as the telco of choice for small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Vonex has several platforms to help SMEs communicate with their customers and connect with the community. Industry-leading ONdesk software, a cloud-based program for businesses to manage all their mobile and landline calls for game changing […]

Battery Day reveals Elon Musk’s intention for manganese in EVs

Elon Musk is pushing the vehicle manufacture industry to seek out more high purity manganese to power its vehicles. As the world transitions to electric vehicle (EV) dominance, manganese will play a key role in EV production. At the Tesla’s Battery Day 2020, held today, Musk said Tesla’s next generation EV batteries will contain 1/3 manganese. “It’s relatively straight forward […]

YPB strengthens relationships with China through NATURE ONE DAIRY®

The Chinese demand for Australian manufactured dairy products is high. This means product authenticity is paramount in the buying decision. However, difficulty in determining the legitimacy of some dairy products is now more prevalent than ever as counterfeit products flood the market. YPB Group Limited (ASX:YPB) is an Australia-based product authentication and consumer engagement solutions provider looking to combat this […]

‘Buy Now Pay Later’ and Plant Based Meats: Roots Targets Two Mega Growth Markets

Roots Sustainable Agricultural Technologies Limited (ASX:ROO) has a strong pipeline of opportunities in the agricultural and cannabis sectors, and with a number of initiatives in play regarding developing technologies and entry into new markets there are several share price catalysts on the horizon. This week it made inroads into two growing markets: plant-based meat and ‘buy now pay later’ (BNPL). […]

Wellness technology given a boost via the MyFiziq/Bearn collaboration

MyFiziq (ASX: MYQ), the company behind the proprietary dimensioning technology that enables its users to privately check, track, and accurately assess their dimensions using only a smartphone, has 25 million new users in its sights. The company has collaborated with multi-sided health platform Bearn, to integrate MyFiziq’s body tracking application into the Bearn app.  Bearn’s users will be able to […]

WhiteHawk wins US Government contract as prime cybersecurity contractor

WhiteHawk Limited (ASX:WHK), has been contracted by a US federal government CISO (Chief information Security Officer) to implement WhiteHawk’s Cyber Risk Radar. News of the contract resulted in a substantial increase in the company’s share price as it soared approximately 50% at time of writing on Tuesday morning — a near 14 month high. WhiteHawk is the first global online […]