Postal authorities around the world are looking to bolster their anti-counterfeiting measures, and they may look to nanotechnology for help. While the next step in sizing up this new technology is a big one, there has been solid interest from investors, who recently provided $2.6 million during the latest round of fundraising, which ended Aug. 26. “We were pleased with the strong interest shown in this financing, which went quickly despite the tough market conditions,” said Doug Blakeway, CEO of British Columbia’s Nanotech Security Corp., which has been in the security business for more than 20 years. “This financing, along with our existing cash on hand, provides the company with enough working capital to ramp up for sales opportunities for optical thin film and KolourOptik nano-optical banknote products, which are now presenting themselves in greater numbers than ever.” Continue reading →
As I wrote in a column during the summer months, here at Trajan Media, we have been busy working behind the scenes on a number of new initiatives to launch over the fall and winter months. Our first major initiative this fall is a new website where philatelists and numismatists can meet at our new online marketplace to buy and sell stamps, postcards, first-day covers and all types of numismatic collectibles including coins, medals, tokens and paper money. This new online market place is called coinstampclassifieds.ca. While the venue is new, selling classifieds has been part of our DNA since our beginnings.
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