Welcome to Beyond The Expert A production of AGORACOM in which we speak with small cap market investors and experts about what they are seeing in the markets.

Today we welcome Venture Capitalist Leigh Hughes.

Whereas Beyond The Press Release tells stories from the side of small cap public companies, Beyond The Expert tells these stories from the perspective of experts on these topics - and given his great track record, we couldn't think of anyone better to start off investing season than Leigh Hughes.

Leigh is a Venture Capitalist who I've personally watched conduct incredible due diligence to discover and invest into small cap companies that have generated incredible returns over the last 12 -18 months.

Leigh is so good at what he does that many global private equity funds and institutions take his call and often follow him into investments he chooses to make.  Moreover, he serves as an advisor to several small cap companies.

If you ever wanted to truly learn how to become a great small cap investor, it doesn't get much better than this.

Topics Covered Include:

· Small cap Fall

o Are small caps recovering from a dreadful summer?

o Trends that may be emerging

· Plant Based Foods / CPG

o Massive Paradigm Shift - Consumers

o Massive Paradigm Shift - CPG

o A $74 Billion Market By 2027

· Small Cap Plant Based Food Companies

o Organic Garage - OG:TSXV

o PlantX - VEGA:CSE

o Boosh Foods - VEGI:CSE.