31st Annual ROTH Conference
March 17-20, 2019
Ritz Carlton, Dana Point, CA
ROTH Capital Partners' 31st Annual Conference is one of the largest of its kind in the United States. With roughly 550 participating companies and over 4,700 attendees, Roth will feature presentations from hundreds of public and private companies in a variety of sectors including health care; technology, Internet and media; cleantech, industrial growth and solar; consumer; oil and gas/mining and minerals; and business services. The three-and-a-half day event will include company presentations and small group meetings, as well as panels, entertainment and more. This gathering of institutional investors, private equity investors, VCs, company executives and service providers has become a must attend event for anyone working in the small and mid-cap space. For more information visit www.Roth.com
Unique Fabricating Inc. (UFAB)
Unique Fabricating (NYSE: UFAB) engineers and manufactures components for customers in the automotive and industrial appliance market. The company's solutions are comprised of multi-material foam, rubber and plastic components and utilized in noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) management, acoustical management, water and air sealing, decorative and other functional applications. Unique leverages proprietary manufacturing processes including die cutting, thermoforming, compression molding, fusion molding, and reaction injection molding to manufacture a wide range of products including air management products, HVAC, fender stuffers, air ducts, acoustical insulation, door water shields, gas tank pads, light gaskets, topper pads, mirror gaskets and glove box liners. For more information, visit the company's website at www.uniquefab.com.
Upland Software Inc. (UPLD)
Upland Software (NASDAQ: UPLD) is a provider of cloud-based enterprise work management software. Upland's family of applications enables users to manage their projects, professional workforce and IT investments; automate document-intensive business processes; and effectively engage with their customers, prospects and community via the web and mobile technologies. With more than 4,000 customers and over 450,000 users around the world, Upland Software solutions help customers run their operations smoothly, adapt to change quickly, and achieve better results every day. For more information, visit the company's website at www.uplandsoftware.com.
Ur-Energy (NYSE: URG) is a U.S. uranium mining company that operates the Lost Creek in-situ recovery uranium facility in south-central Wyoming. Ur-Energy has produced, packaged and shipped more than 2 million pounds from Lost Creek since the commencement of operations. Ur-Energy is engaged in uranium mining, recovery and processing activities in the United States, including the acquisition, exploration, development and operation of uranium mineral properties. For more information, visit the company's website at www.ur-energy.com.
Uranium Energy Corp. (UEC)
Uranium Energy (NYSE: UEC) is a U.S.-based uranium mining and exploration company with additional titanium and vanadium assets. The company's fully licensed Hobson Processing Facility is central to all its uranium projects in South Texas. In Wyoming, UEC controls the permitted Reno Creek ISR uranium project. Additionally, the Company controls a pipeline of advanced-stage uranium projects in Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and Paraguay. The Company also controls a large high-grade titanium project in Paraguay and significant vanadium resources in combination with its Slick Rock uranium project in Colorado. For more information, visit the company's website at www.uraniumenergy.com.
USANA Health Sciences Inc. (USNA)
USANA Health Sciences (NYSE: USNA) develops and manufactures high-quality nutritional supplements, healthy foods and personal care products that are sold directly to Associates and Preferred Customers throughout the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, China, Japan, Taiwan, South Korea, Singapore, Mexico, Malaysia, the Philippines, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Thailand, France, Belgium, Colombia, Indonesia, Germany, Spain, Romania, and Italy. For more information, visit the company's website at www.usana.com.
Verastem Inc. (VSTM)
Verastem (NASDAQ: VSTM) is a commercial biopharmaceutical company committed to the development and commercialization of medicines to improve the lives of patients diagnosed with cancer. Verastem is driven to deliver new therapies that not only keep cancer at bay but improve the lives of patients diagnosed with cancer. The company's first FDA approved product is now available for the treatment of patients with certain types of indolent non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (iNHL). Verastem's pipeline comprises product candidates that seek to treat cancer by modulating the local tumor microenvironment. For more information, visit the company's website at www.verastem.com.
Veritone Inc. (VERI)
Veritone (NASDAQ: VERI) is a provider of artificial intelligence (AI) technology and solutions. The company's proprietary operating system, aiWARE, orchestrates an expanding ecosystem of machine learning models to transform audio, video and other data sources into actionable intelligence. aiWARE can be deployed in public or private cloud environments, or on the customer's premises. Its open architecture enables customers in the media and entertainment, legal and compliance, and government sectors to easily deploy applications that leverage the power of AI to dramatically improve operational efficiency and effectiveness. For more information, visit the company's website at www.veritone.com.
Vermillion Inc. (VRML)
Vermillion (NASDAQ: VRML) along with its prestigious scientific collaborators, discovers, develops and delivers innovative diagnostic and technology tools that help women with serious diseases. Vermillion is dedicated to the discovery, development and commercialization of novel high-value diagnostic and bio-analytical solutions that help physicians diagnose, treat and improve gynecologic health outcomes for women. The company's initial in vitro diagnostic test, OVA1, was the first FDA-cleared, protein-based In Vitro Diagnostic Multivariate Index Assay, and represented a new class of software-based liquid biopsy in vitro diagnostics. For more information, visit the company's website at www.vermillion.com.
Vertex Energy Inc. (VTNR)
Vertex Energy (NASDAQ: VTNR) is a specialty refiner of alternative feedstocks and marketer of high-purity petroleum products. Vertex is one of the largest processors of used motor oil in the U.S. and has processing capacity of over 115 million gallons annually. Vertex has implemented a cost-effective strategy for building its feedstock supply by establishing a successful self-collection and aggregation system. For more information, visit the company's website at www.vertexenergy.com.
Viking Therapeutics Inc. (VKTX)
Viking Therapeutics (NASDAQ: VKTX) is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel, first-in-class or best-in-class therapies for metabolic and endocrine disorders. The company's research and development activities leverage its expertise in metabolism to develop innovative therapeutics designed to improve patients' lives. The company's clinical programs include VK2809, a small molecule selective thyroid hormone receptor beta agonist for the treatment of lipid and metabolic disorders, including non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH). The company is also developing VK0214, a small molecule selective thyroid hormone receptor beta agonist for the treatment of X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy. For more information, visit the company's website at www.vikingtherapeutics.com.
VirTra Inc. (VTSI)
VirTra (NASDAQ: VTSI) is a global provider of training simulators for the law enforcement, military, educational and commercial markets. The company's patented technologies, software and scenarios provide intense training for de-escalation, judgmental use-of-force, marksmanship and related training that mimics real-world situations. VirTra's mission is to save and improve lives worldwide through practical and highly effective virtual reality and simulator technology. For more information, visit the company's website at www.VirTra.com.
VirtualArmour International Inc. (VTLR)
VirtualArmour International (OTC: VTLR) is a global cybersecurity and managed services provider that delivers customized solutions to help businesses build, monitor, maintain and secure their networks. The company maintains 24/7 client monitoring and service management with specialist teams located in its U.S. and UK-based security operation centers. Through partnerships with best-in-class technology providers, VirtualArmour delivers leading hardware and software solutions for customers that are both sophisticated and scalable and backed by industry-leading customer service and experience. The company's proprietary CloudCastr client portal and prevention platform provide clients with unparalleled access to real-time reporting on threat levels, breach prevention, and overall network security. For more information, visit the company's website at www.virtualarmour.com.
Vista Gold (VGZ)
Vista Gold (NYSE: VGZ) is a well-funded gold project developer. The company's principal asset is its flagship Mt Todd gold project in Northern Territory, Australia. Mt Todd is the largest undeveloped gold project in Australia. Given the scale, attractive location and anticipated production/cost profile of the project, the company is evaluating strategic alternatives to develop the project with the goals of improving shareholder value and minimizing future shareholder dilution. For more information, visit the company's website at www.vistagold.com.
Vista Outdoor Inc. (VSTO)
Vista Outdoor (NYSE: VSTO) is a global designer, manufacturer and marketer of consumer products in the outdoor sports and recreation markets. The company has a portfolio of well-recognized brands that provides consumers with a wide range of performance-driven, high-quality and innovative products for individual outdoor recreational pursuits. Vista Outdoor products are sold at leading retailers and distributors across North America and worldwide. Vista Outdoor has manufacturing operations and facilities in 13 U.S. States, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico, along with international sales and sourcing operations in Asia, Australia, Canada and Europe. For more information, visit the company's website at www.vistaoutdoor.com.
Vivint Solar Inc. (VSLR)
Vivint Solar (NYSE: VSLR) is a full-service residential solar provider in the United States. With Vivint Solar, customers can power their homes with clean, renewable energy and typically achieve significant financial savings over time. Offering integrated residential solar solutions, Vivint Solar designs and installs solar energy systems for its customers and offers monitoring and maintenance services. In addition to being able to purchase a solar energy system outright, customers may benefit from Vivint Solar's affordable, flexible financing options, including power purchase agreements, or lease agreements, where available. Vivint Solar also offers solar plus storage systems with LG home batteries. For more information, visit the company's website at www.vivintsolar.com.
VolitionRx Ltd. (VNRX)
VolitionRx (NYSE: VNRX) is a multi-national life sciences company focused on developing simple, easy to use, cost effective blood tests designed to help diagnose a range of cancers. The tests are based on the technology platform of Nucleosomics, which is the practice of identifying and measuring nucleosomes in the bloodstream or other bodily fluid - an indication that disease is present. Volition's products aim to help to diagnose a range of cancers quickly, simply, accurately and cost effectively. Volition intends to expand the application of its technology beyond cancer by exploring other disease applications. For more information, visit the company's website at www.volitionrx.com.
Volt Information Sciences Inc. (VISI)
Volt Information Sciences (NYSE: VISI) is a global provider of staffing services (traditional time and materials-based as well as project-based). The company's staffing services consist of workforce solutions that include providing contingent workers, personnel recruitment services, and managed staffing services programs supporting primarily administrative, technical, information technology, light-industrial and engineering positions. Volt services global industries including aerospace, automotive, banking and finance, consumer electronics, information technology, insurance, life sciences, manufacturing, media and entertainment, pharmaceutical, software, telecommunications, transportation, and utilities. Volt's complementary businesses offer customer care call centers, customized talent, and supplier management solutions to a diverse client base. For more information, visit the company's website at www.volt.com.
Vuzix Corp. (VUZI)
Vuzix (NASDAQ: VUZI) is a leading supplier of Smart-Glasses and Augmented Reality (AR) technologies and products for the consumer and enterprise markets. The company's products include personal display and wearable computing devices that offer users a portable high-quality viewing experience, provide solutions for mobility, wearable displays and augmented reality. Vuzix holds 144 patents and patents pending and numerous IP licenses in the Video Eyewear field. The company has won Consumer Electronics Show (CES) awards for innovation for the years 2005 to 2019 and several wireless technology innovation awards among others. For more information, visit the company's website at www.vuzix.com.
W&T Offshore Inc. (WTI)
W&T Offshore (NYSE: WTI) is an independent oil and natural gas producer with operations offshore in the Gulf of Mexico and has grown through acquisitions, exploration and development. The company currently has working interests in 48 producing fields in federal and state waters and has under lease approximately 650,000 gross acres, including approximately 440,000 gross acres on the Gulf of Mexico Shelf and approximately 210,000 gross acres in the deepwater. A majority of the company's daily production is derived from wells it operates. For more information, visit the company's website at www.wtoffshore.com.
Western Copper and Gold Corp. (WRN)
Western Copper and Gold (NYSE: WRN) is developing the Casino Project, Canada's premier copper-gold mine in the Yukon Territory and one of the most economic greenfield copper-gold mining projects in the world. For more information, visit the company's website at www.westerncopperandgold.com.
Willdan Group Inc. (WLDN)
Willdan Group (NASDAQ: WLDN) provides professional consulting and technical services to utilities, public agencies and private industry throughout the United States. The company's service offerings span a broad set of complementary disciplines that include energy efficiency and sustainability, engineering and planning, financial and economic consulting, and national preparedness. Willdan provides integrated technical solutions to extend the reach and resources of its clients and provides all services through its subsidiaries specialized in each segment. For more information, visit the company's website at www.willdan.com.
Wizard Entertainment Inc. (WIZD)
Wizard Entertainment (OTC: WIZD) produces comic, gaming and pop culture conventions across North America that celebrate the best in pop culture: movies, television, gaming, live entertainment, tech, comics, sci-fi, graphic novels, toys, original art, collectibles, contests and more. A first-class lineup of topical programming and entertainment takes place at each event. Wizard Entertainment has also teamed with Sony Pictures Entertainment to find the next generation of movies as well as to engage in several strategic initiatives. For more information, visit the company's website at www.wizardworld.com.
Wrap Technologies Inc. (WRTC)
Wrap Technologies (NASDAQ: WRTC) is an innovator of modern policing solutions. The company's BolaWrap 100 product is a patented, hand-held remote restraint device that discharges an 8-foot bola-style Kevlar® tether to entangle an individual at a range of 10-25 feet. Developed by award winning inventor Elwood Norris, the small but powerful BolaWrap 100 assists law enforcement to safely and effectively control encounters, especially those in mental crisis. For more information, visit the company's website at www.wraptechnologies.com.
Xebec Adsorption (TSXV: XBC) (OTC: XEBEF) is a global provider of gas generation, purification and filtration solutions for the industrial, energy and renewables marketplace. Its customers range from small to multi-national corporations and governments looking to reduce their carbon footprints. Headquartered in Montreal (QC), Xebec designs, engineers and manufactures innovative and transformative products, and has more than 1,500 customers worldwide. The company has two manufacturing facilities in Montreal and Shanghai, as well as sales and distribution networks in North America, Europe and Asia. For more information, visit the company's website at www.xebecinc.com.
XPEL Technologies (TSXV: DAP.U) (OTC: XPLT) designs, manufactures and distributes high-performance automotive paint and headlamp protection film technologies. Using proprietary software and materials, XPEL's professional design team develops products that deliver the ultimate in vehicle protection, meeting the demands of a broad range of makes and models. With more than 70,000 vehicle-specific applications and a global network of trained installers, XPEL is dedicated to exceeding customer expectations in providing high-quality products, customer service and technical support. For more information, visit the company's website at www.xpel.com.
Youngevity International Inc. (YGYI)
Youngevity International (NASDAQ: YGYI) is a leading omni-direct lifestyle company offering a hybrid of the direct selling business model, that also offers e-commerce and the power of social selling. Assembling a virtual Main Street of products and services under one corporate entity, YGYI offers products from the eight top selling retail categories: health/nutrition, home/family, food/beverage (including coffee), spa/beauty, fashion, essential oils, photo, as well as innovative services. The company was formed in the course of the summer 2011 merger of Youngevity Essential Life Sciences with Javalution Coffee Company (now part of the company's food and beverage division). For more information, visit the company's website at www.YGYI.com.
Zafgen (NASDAQ: ZFGN) is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company leveraging its proprietary MetAP2 biology platform to develop novel therapies for patients affected by complex metabolic diseases. Zafgen has pioneered the study of MetAP2 inhibitors in both common and rare metabolic disorders and is currently advancing programs for Type 2 diabetes, Prader-Willi syndrome and liver diseases. The company's lead product candidate, ZGN-1061, a MetAP2 inhibitor for difficult-to-control Type 2 diabetes, has successfully completed the initial part of a phase 2 clinical trial. For more information, visit the company's website at www.zafgen.com.
ZAGG Inc. (ZAGG)
ZAGG (NASDAQ: ZAGG) is a global leader in accessories and technologies that empower mobile lifestyles. The company has an award-winning product portfolio that includes screen protection, power management solutions, mobile keyboards, and personal audio sold under the InvisibleShield, mophie, ZAGG, BRAVEN, IFROGZ, and Gear4 brands. ZAGG Inc has operations in the United States, Ireland, the U.K., and China. For more information, visit the company's website at www.zagg.com.
Zosano Pharma Corp. (ZSAN)
Zosano Pharma (NASDAQ: ZSAN) is an emerging development company focusing on providing rapid symptom relief to patients, using known therapeutics with well-established safety and efficacy, but altering their delivery profile using the Company's proprietary transdermal delivery system. Zosano Pharma has developed its proprietary transdermal delivery system to administer novel formulations of existing drugs through the skin for the treatment of a variety of indications. Zosano Pharma's investigational migraine treatment Qtrypta (M207) is being investigated as a potential treatment to provide rapid relief of migraine symptoms, at any time in the migraine cycle, in a discreet and simple manner. For more information, visit the company's website at www.zosanopharma.com.
Zynerba Pharmaceuticals Inc. (ZYNE)
Zynerba Pharmaceuticals (NYSE: ZYNE) is the leader in pharmaceutically-produced transdermal cannabinoid therapies for rare and near-rare neuropsychiatric disorders. Zynerba is committed to improving the lives of patients and their families living with severe, chronic health conditions including Fragile X syndrome, Autism Spectrum Disorder, 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome (22q), and a heterogeneous group of rare and ultra-rare epilepsies known as developmental and epileptic encephalopathies (DEE). For more information, visit the company's website at www.zynerba.com.