This Month's Tiny Gems - May 2016
ContentChecked Holdings Inc. (CNCK)
ContentChecked Holdings Inc. is the parent company of a family of mobile applications designed for individuals with specific dietary requirements. Since the official U.S. launch of its first app in early 2015, ContentChecked has continued to build its database of product information obtained from food manufacturers – the database now incorporates 70% of all conventional U.S. products, fully supporting the needs of ContentChecked customers.
Hanwha Q CELLS Co. Ltd. (HQCL)
Hanwha Q CELLS Co. Ltd. is one of the world's largest and most recognizable manufacturers of high-efficiency solar cells and modules. With headquarters in both Seoul, South Korea, and Thalheim, Germany, along with a diverse collection of manufacturing facilities spanning Korea, Malaysia and China, HQCL is strategically positioned to address rising solar demand in markets around the globe. The company's product line includes a full spectrum of photovoltaic products, applications and solutions, ranging from solar modules and kits to large scale solar power plants. HQCL is also engaged in downstream development and EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) business.
International Stem Cell Corp. (ISCO)
International Stem Cell Corp. specializes in the therapeutic applications of human stem cells and the development and commercialization of cell-based biomedical products. The company was the first to develop and perfect a new class of human stem cells called parthenogenetic stem cells, created from unfertilized human eggs. ISCO has a strong patent portfolio offering clean intellectual property and freedom to operate. The company's stem cells present superior immune matching capabilities and can be used in millions of people regardless of sex or racial background, with minimal expectation of immune rejection after transplantation.
JA Solar Holdings Co. Ltd. (JASO)
JA Solar Holdings Co. Ltd. (JASO) is one of the world's largest producers of solar power products for residential, commercial and utility-scale power generation. Founded in 2005 and based in Shanghai, the company has quickly captured market share in the solar power space through a focus on photovoltaic research and development, a commitment to driving innovation and the consistent manufacture of high-performance solar power products. In just over a decade, JASO quickly grew from an unknown startup to the world's fourth largest supplier of solar modules in 2015, according to data from PV-Tech.
Monaker Group, Inc. (MKGI)
Monaker Group, Inc. is a technology driven travel company focused on leveraging resources to become a significant presence in the fastest growing sector of the $1.3 trillion travel and tourism market. The company's flagship brand, NextTrip.com, is the industry's first and only real-time booking engine that features alternative lodging (vacation home rentals, resort residences and unused timeshare inventory), as well as a full selection of airlines, hotels, cruises, rental cars, tours and concierge services. These features are combined into a single, easy-to-use platform that gives travelers complete real-time control when planning and booking their vacations.
Moxian, Inc. (MOXC)
Moxian, Inc. engages in the business of providing social marketing and promotion platforms designed to help merchants accelerate and advertise their business growth through social media. These products and services enable merchants to run targeted advertising campaigns and promotions, and aim to enhance the interaction between users and merchant clients by using consumer behavior data compiled from the Moxian database of user activities. The company has two primary core products: Moxian+ User App and Moxian+ Business App.
OurPet's Company (OPCO)
OurPet's Company develops, produces and markets various pet accessory and consumable products designed to awaken pets' natural instincts, be it in feeding, playing or waste management. Sold globally through pet specialty retailers, food, drug and mass chains, e-commerce and international channels, the company's products are marketed under a the OurPets®, Pet Zone® and PetTastic® brands with well-known sub-brands such as Play-N-Squeak™, Cosmic Catnip™, Durapet, SmartScoop and Flappy. In total, OurPet's has an intellectual property portfolio featuring more than 160 individual patents, giving the company sustainable access to the pet products industry for the foreseeable future.