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Mathieu Martin |

New Chapter

After several years of blogging on Espace MicroCaps, you’ve probably noticed that I’ve been very quiet lately. Here’s why…

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Investment Ideas

Mathieu Martin |

Interview With Kyle Hall, CEO of INEO Tech (TSX-V: INEO)

Following a presentation at our last event, we caught up with Kyle Hall, CEO of INEO Tech (TSX-V: INEO) for a short interview.

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Investment Ideas

Philippe Lapointe |

Espace MicroCaps Top Picks: Microbix Biosystems (MBX.TO)

A new contributor joins the blog with a full investment thesis on our current top pick!

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Brandon Chow |

Why Most Investors Will Never Get a 100-bagger

Have you ever gotten a 100-bagger? If not, find out what it takes to achieve it one day!

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Upcoming events you don't want to miss

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Mathieu Martin |

Espace MicroCaps Cocktail Event – Long-time Favorites

Espace MicroCaps is glad to invite you to its third post-COVID in-person event, which will take place at Hotel Bonaventure on Thursday, June 16th, at 5pm!

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Active, Events

Mathieu Martin |

Espace MicroCaps Conferences – November 2021

Espace MicroCaps is glad to invite you to its next in-person event on November 30th, at 5pm!

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Espace Microcaps


Espace MicroCaps' mission is to make microcaps more widely known. Microcaps are essentially the smallest companies listed on the public stock markets. By definition, companies qualify as microcaps when they have a market capitalization of $300 million or less in Canada. It is an asset class with high long-term return potential and a place where small retail investors can stand out by doing their own research.

Microcaps also present significant risks. These companies are often young and develop new products and services with scarce financial resources. Growth capital can be difficult to come by, and the risks of failure are omnipresent. The sector also has a reputation as a breeding ground for ill-intentioned people and fraudsters.

However, an astute investor can find exceptional opportunities in microcaps. Did you know that CGI Group, Alimentation Couche-Tard, Walmart and Netflix, to name a few, made their debuts as microcaps? The sector allows you to find great companies early and to generate astonishing returns when you do. Will you find the next great success story before everyone else?


1. Publish educational articles on microcap investing.

2. Foster collaboration, mutual aid, and information sharing so that all members of our community improve their investment skills. In this regard, Espace MicroCaps provides an online forum in French and organizes networking cocktail events in Montreal.

3. Encourage local investment in Quebec and Canada to make a positive impact on our economy and on the companies in which we invest.


Espace MicroCaps was founded in March 2014 by Philippe Bergeron-Belanger and Aaron Lanni with the initial objective to share educational content on microcap investing and investment ideas. To pursue a career as a financial analyst for a wealth management firm, Aaron left the project in May 2015 and Philippe recruited his longtime friend and an important member of the nascent Espace MicroCaps community, Mathieu Martin, to help him realize his vision. Philippe also left the project in March 2020 to devote himself to entrepreneurial endeavors. It is now Mathieu who manages the blog, the community, and who pursues Espace MicroCaps' mission.

Since January 2018, Mathieu has also been a consultant/analyst for the Rivemont MicroCap Fund. Mathieu uses his expertise to find, analyze, and recommend to the fund his best investment ideas on the Canadian market. You can learn more about the fund at www.rivemont.ca/en/microcap


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