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About Us

Kal Kotecha, PhD, is a seasoned investment analyst, and a sought after investment speaker and entrepreneur. He is currently the editor and founder of the Junior Gold Report which provides critical analyses of companies profiting from the precious and base metals sector that is read by thousands of investors. His reports and articles have been featured on,, Seeking Alpha, the Aureport, Streetwise Report, SmallCapPower, InvestorNewsNetwork and He also runs and operates

Dr. Kotecha proudly has his own column on the homepage of  He is a keynote speaker and investment panel member of ThinkingNorth – a premier technology related organization that connects the brightest entrepreneurial talent with the financial community. Dr. Kotecha has been an annual speaker at PDAC since 2016 – the annual PDAC Convention is regarded as the premier international event for the mineral industry. It has attracted more than 25,000 people from 125 countries in recent years. His reporting includes worldwide onsite analyses with a focus on developing companies. Dr. Kotecha has previously held leadership positions with many junior mining companies.

Apart from his enthusiasm for the investing world, his passion is helping the homeless and he is a former volunteer and COO of A HandUp For the Homeless.

Currently he volunteers for the “Out of the Cold” program and along with 15 generous volunteers he runs and operates the “Out of the Heat” program in the Waterloo Region, ON regularly feeding over 150 participants.

Dr. Kotecha is expanding his charity work with the development of an organization that will focus on helping abused children worldwide.