Former Canopy Growth Corp. (WEED.TO)(CGC) co-CEO and chairman Bruce Linton says he has been “leaning in super hard” on the team at a small Canadian technology firm, borrowing from the business playbook he used to build the world’s largest cannabis company.
TSX Venture-listed shares of Martello Technologies Group Inc. (MTLO.V) surged after investors spotted Linton sporting a t-shirt with the company’s logo in place of his usual Canopy Growth apparel in television interviews after his ousting from the cannabis producer last week.
Linton jokes the shirt is now worth about $50 million due to the attention it drummed up for Ottawa-based Martello.
The company specializes in cloud and enterprise network solutions. Or as Linton puts it, they make things like streaming and video conferences “way less