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Entrepreneurs Pitch Investors, Buyers & Strategic Partners

CANNABIS CROWN WINNER:

A SPECIAL INTERVIEW WITH CHEECH MARIN

Cheech Marin, discusses life, legalization and Leary with
Cannabis 10x Co-Founders Jason Tropf and Holly A Ford.

Cheech Marin, is an American icon.  Actor, comedian, writer and activist.  Among Cheech’s accolades, he remains most famed for his role as part of the duo Cheech & Chong. He later became Don Johnson’s partner, Insp. Joe Dominguez, on Nash Bridges and voiced Disney characters from Oliver & Company, The Lion King, Cars and Coco.   
Cheech founded family owned business Cheech’s Stash, his very own, hand-picked cannabis line. “It will always be good,” claims their slogan.
 
On April 19, 2018, Cheech (as part of GLE Brands Inc) signed an agreement with Heritage Cannabis Holdings Corporation (CSE: CANN) to have exclusive rights to use cannabis and cannabis related products utilizing the Private Stash brand throughout Canada for a period of 2 years, with the agreement automatically renewing for an additional year upon achieving various milestones.).

upcoming Virtual Events

retail alchemy

cheech marin jason tropf holly ford bruce linton

15 International Businesses Wield Brand Mastery as they Pitch for the cannabis crown

SPONSORS

Cannabis10x Pitch Event sponsors are associated with the greatest minds, brands and leaders in Cannabis.

Speakers

Cy Scott Founder Headset

CY Scott
CEO & CO-Founder, Headset

Cy Scott was a co-founder of Leafly, the wildly popular cannabis strain exploration app. Cy and his co-founders left Leafly in 2015 and founded Headset. Headset has its sights set on helping cannabis cultivators and retailers use data to make educated decisions to help their business.

Kiran SIdhu CEO & Director Halo Labs

Kiran SIdhu
CEO & Director Halo Labs 

Kiran is a seasoned cannabis executive, serial entrepreneur and former M&A banker. Kiran has been Director of Halo Labs since September 2018 and its CEO since 2016, developing a leading company in cannabis extraction that utilizes every type of extraction and producing over 4 million grams of product since inception. Prior to cannabis, Mr. Sidhu was the Chairman, CEO and Founder of Transact Network, a leading EU electronic money institution which was sold to Bancorp (NYSE:TBBK) in 2011. Kiran was previously the CFO of On Stage Entertainment (NASDAQ:ONST) which he help lead to a NASDAQ IPO.  

Curt Dalton Founder Cannabis.net

Curt Dalton
CEO & Founder, Cannabis.net

Curt Dalton interviews Founder and Former CEO Canopy Growth Corp and most importantly Cannabis 10X Shark Bruce Linton! This should prove to be serious, hysterical and most importantly irreverent...

sponsor speakers

Matthew Norgren Arcadian Fund

Matthew Nordgren

Founder & Managing Partner Arcadian Capital

Alan Stone

Founder Wall Street Research

Benjamine Rajotte Law

Benjamine Rajotte

Founder Rajotte Law Group

The keynote

Bruce Linton, Founder and former Chairman & CEO at Canopy Growth Corporation

Bruce Linton, Founder and former Chairman & CEO at Canopy Growth Corporation

Bruce is the leading industry voice on CNN, FOX, BLOOMBERG, YAHOO FINANCE, CHEDDAR and regularly presents to a diverse range of industries, governments and Tiger 21.

The hosts

jason tropf

Jason Tropf, Founder

Jason Tropf is the Founder and CEO of Cannabis10x, the first Cannabis only Business Brokerage; Founding member of a Franchise 500 Brand; and a member of the Forbes Communication Council publishing insights related to the Cannabis industry as it relates to franchising on Forbes.com. Tropf is also co-founder of Biologic Herbs, an all-natural, herbal, alternative solution to antiviral drugs. As former Chief Marketing Officer and founding member of RSVP, Tropf assisted in the expansion of franchise territories that grew to more than 100 locations across the US. Upon the sale of that business and a lucrative exit, his efforts were focused on repeating that process in emerging markets, cannabis. After consulting with over 250 franchisors as an Executive Franchise Broker, he sought out the most effective cannabis brands with the express purpose of creating an effective franchising framework and embedding a team into the infrastructure across borders, inter-state and internationally, as it develops. You can find this network at the Cannabis10x Virtual Capital Pitch Events. Tropf is co-founder of Freedom Flower, an ongoing project dedicated to social responsibility with the aim of raising funds to support the less fortunate including the families of the wrongfully imprisoned. Proceeds go to the families of the men and women serving time for the non-violent crime of possession of marijuana. The group aims to work with the best flower producers in the world to raise awareness and support those who are paying the price with their lives. Focus includes victims of sexual assault, child sex trafficking and victims of abuse.

Holly Ford

Holly Ford, co-Founder

Holly A Ford is the Co-Founder and Visionary for the first Cannabis/Hemp only Business Brokerage, Cannabis 10X and its subsidiary 10X Events- a capital raise incubator; Founder and CEO of International Business Brokerage, Zarian Firm; and contributor to multiple publications on business acquisitions, investments and franchising. In the franchising space, Ford is an award-winning franchise developer, best-selling author of; Create Your Own Wealth - A Collection of Two-Minute Topics on Franchising, contributor to 12 franchise publications; and frequent radio and pod-cast guest. Ford’s mission is to "Empower Humanity with Creative Force". Via that mission she has made significant impact in the Cannabis, Pharma and Social Equity industries. She is the co-founder of Freedom Flower, a powerful organization that focuses on 'Just Laws' and true freedom for all of humanity. In 2020 she co-founded Biologic Herbs, a science meets plant brain venture that uses centuries of herbal medicine in the spotlight of science to globally empower individual health. In the business sector, she has ignited an initiative to leverage businesses world-wide as a social entrepreneurial catalyst for global change through her program ‘Impact Franchising.’

EVENT: RETAIL ALCHEMY

SEmi-Finalists

judges

Bruce Linton Canopy Growth CEO

Bruce Linton

Former Founder & CEO Canopy Growth Corpo.

Bruce is the leading industry voice on CNN, FOX, BLOOMBERG, YAHOO FINANCE, CHEDDAR and regularly presents to a diverse range of industries, governments and Tiger 21.
 
 Founder & former chairman, CEO and Co-CEO of Canopy
Growth corporation (CGC) formerly tweed marijuana Incorporated, a cannabis company based in smiths falls, Ontario, Canada. Bruce founded tweed in 2013 and renamed it canopy growth corporation in 2015. Canopy growth Corporation was the first cannabis company in North America to be listed on a major stock exchange (TSX-V in April 2014 and TSX in July 2016) and to be included on a Major stock index (S&P/ TSX composite index in march 2017).
Bruce led cgc from aTSX-V listed start-up company with an$80 million market cap to a NYSE/ TSX listed company (S&P/ TSX60) including more than 30 M&A activities. Ranking number one on the TSX30 with a market cap of over $20 Billion by the summer of 2019.
Bruce’s experience as a founder, CEO, and board member across a diversity of sectors was a huge influence for the success of Canopy Growth corporation. Earning market support for capital raises of over $6 billion in public capital markets and private placements, the company funded capacity growth and opened new markets, including a $5 billion cad investment by fortune 500 beverage company, constellation brands (NYSE: STZ). Bruce is co-founder and was Chairman and CEO of Canopy Rivers, inc. (TSX: RIV).
hamish sutherland ceo whitesheep corp

hamish sutherland

White Sheep Corp.

Hamish’s has been a custodian of hundreds of millions of investor dollars over the last three decades. A hands-on team builder, operations and marketing executive, Hamish is one of a rare few who has actual hands-on experience in building a successful cannabis company, passing more than 50 surprise Health Canada inspections. As the founding COO for Bedrocan Canada, Hamish delivered over $600 million in returns for shareholders. He was responsible for the first legal international transfer of live cannabis plant material from Holland to Canada, as well as the “greenfield” construction and commissioning of Bedrocan’s 52,000 sq.ft. state-of-the-art automated facility in suburban Toronto. The facility, subsequently acquired by Canopy Growth, is the most reliable production facility in the Canopy family.
Hamish’s has been a custodian of hundreds of millions of investor dollars over the last three decades. A hands-on team builder, operations and marketing executive, Hamish is one of a rare few who has actual hands-on experience in building a successful cannabis company, passing more than 50 surprise Health Canada inspections. As the founding COO for Bedrocan Canada, Hamish delivered over $600 million in returns for shareholders. He was responsible for the first legal international transfer of live cannabis plant material from Holland to Canada, as well as the “greenfield” construction and commissioning of Bedrocan’s 52,000 sq.ft. state-of-the-art automated facility in suburban Toronto. The facility, subsequently acquired by Canopy Growth, is the most reliable production facility in the Canopy family.
patrick rea founder canopy boulder

patrick rea

CEO & Co-Founder, Canopy Boulder

Over 120 investments into 110 companies, with returns outpacing those of mainstream VC funds of the same vintage.

 
Working with the world’s largest investment groups, CPGs, pharmaceutical, nutrition and cannabis companies Patrick has spent his entire career analyzing and evangelizing business and investment opportunities in consumer driven markets. Fifteen years of relationship building at the CEO level has provided him with a keen understanding of the winning (and losing) commercialization strategies for entrepreneurial companies.
 
He is a doer and a helper. He has traveled the world advocating the business of change. The people are his inspiration. As a result, if he doesn’t have the answer, he almost always knows someone who will.
 
Specialties: cannabis, business accelerators, venture finance, natural, organic, dietary supplement, natural & organic personal care, nutrition and alternative health industry 

previous events

Cannabis10x Virtual capital pitch event - technology & innovation- build a better mousetrap

Cannabis Technology & Innovation Entrepreneurs Pitch Investors, Buyers & Strategic Partners. SATURDAY. JULY 18, 2020 @ 12:00PM EST (online-only viewing) Event Details | Sponsor | Exhibitor Booth Premium Brands Pitch Investors, Buyers & Strategic Partners Cannabis10x is creating a space for serious networking between investors and entrepreneurs. Premium brands pitch investors, buyers and strategic partners while a panel of capital advisors judge.

speakers

Merrick Friedman
Investor, Welcan Capital 
 
WelCan Capital invests in high-impact, foundational companies in the cannabis industry. Leveraging a people + purpose + profits approach, WelCan Capital’s mission is to maximize returns for investors while driving lasting, responsible change through smart investments, sustainable approaches, education and charitable giving. WelCan Capital focuses on both early-stage and growth opportunities in both plant touching and ancillary companies
 

Anthony Coniglio

CEO, New Lake Capital
 
Anthony Coniglio is the CEO of NewLake Capital Partners, a cannabis real-estate investment vehicle that has tenants across the supply chain in the U.S. including cultivation, manufacturing and retail. Their properties are owned and/or operated by experienced, well-capitalized medical and adult-use operators like Columbia Care, Grassroots, PharmaCann. Coniglio has been growing businesses for more than 20 years. Most recently, he led a start-up from concept to exit, selling to the #3 player in the segment. Coniglio used a combination of acquisitions, partnerships and organic growth to execute a successful business plan. Previously, Coniglio was a Managing Director at JPMorgan, leading three separate investment banking businesses to #1 positions over his 14 year career at the firm. Additionally, he was an independent director of a NYSE listed company, serving on the audit committee.
 
 
Greg Vermuelen
President & CEO, Pistil
 
With over 8 years as an executive in the cannabis/hemp industry, Greg held leadership roles at Canopy Growth Corp from startup to public listing. In 2013 he joined Bedrocan Canada, a leading producer of medical cannabis, and one of the first licensed producers in Canada. Bedrocan was the predecessor of Canopy Growth Corp. via it’s merger with Tweed Inc. Greg was the Director of Medical Outreach for Bedrocan, as well as the Director of Strategic Partnerships for Canopy. Having worked with the largest and most respected cannabis companies from an early stage, Greg possesses unique and broad experience, as well as subject matter expertise of cannabis/hemp business. 
 
Kiran SIdhu CEO & Director Halo Labs
Kiran SIdhu
CEO & Director Halo Labs 
 
Kiran is a seasoned cannabis executive, serial entrepreneur and former M&A banker. Kiran has been Director of Halo Labs since September 2018 and its CEO since 2016, developing a leading company in cannabis extraction that utilizes every type of extraction and producing over 4 million grams of product since inception. Prior to cannabis, Mr. Sidhu was the Chairman, CEO and Founder of Transact Network, a leading EU electronic money institution which was sold to Bancorp (NYSE:TBBK) in 2011. Kiran was previously the CFO of On Stage Entertainment (NASDAQ:ONST) which he help lead to a NASDAQ IPO. Previously worked at PwC in the strategic consulting group and with Merrill Lynch Capital Markets in M&A. Mr. Sidhu is Chair of the Audit Committee of Namaste Technologies and he holds a BA Brown University and MBA Wharton University of Pennsylvania. 
 

Cannabis10x VIRTUAL Capital Pitch Event - Roaring 2020'S

TUES. JUNE 2, 2020 @ 11:00AM EST (online-only viewing) View Replay Premium Brands Pitch Investors, Buyers & Strategic Partners Cannabis10x is creating a space for serious networking between investors and entrepreneurs.  Premium brands pitch investors, buyers and strategic partners while a panel of capital advisors judge.

the judges

Matthew Nordgren Founder & Managing Partner: Arcadian Fund
Matthew Nordgren
Founder & Managing Partner: Arcadian Fund 
Mr. Nordgren is currently CEO and Founder of ARCADIAN Fund and ARCADIAN Capital Management, a venture fund/private equity strategy focused on the ancillary service providing companies in and around the cannabis and hemp industries. More specifically, on Series A/B type opportunities where proven businesses are looking for growth equity to continue scaling into new markets. He was recently name one of the “Top 100 Most Influential People in the Cannabis Industry” by High Times Magazine and ranked number 3 globally by Business Insider in terms of investment companies focused on the emerging cannabis and hemp sectors. Additionally, he is the founder of Nordco Consulting LLC, a private consulting firm dedicated to the business development of middle market companies with forward-thinking vision. To date, Mr. Nordgren has personally been involved with over $7 billion in transactions and maintains a portfolio of approximately 30 plus companies.
 
Patrick Rea CEO & Co-Founder, Canopy Boulder
Hamish Sutherland White Sheep Corp.
Hamish Sutherland
White Sheep Corp. 
Hamish’s has been a custodian of hundreds of millions of investor dollars over the last three decades. A hands-on team builder, operations and marketing executive, Hamish is one of a rare few who has actual hands-on experience in building a successful cannabis company, passing more than 50 surprise Health Canada inspections. As the founding COO for Bedrocan Canada, Hamish delivered over $600 million in returns for shareholders. He was responsible for the first legal international transfer of live cannabis plant material from Holland to Canada, as well as the “greenfield” construction and commissioning of Bedrocan’s 52,000 sq.ft. state-of-the-art automated facility in suburban Toronto. The facility, subsequently acquired by Canopy Growth, is the most reliable production facility in the Canopy family.
Patrick Rea
CEO & Co-Founder, Canopy Boulder

Over 120 investments into 110 companies, with returns outpacing those of mainstream VC funds of the same vintage.  Working with the world’s largest investment groups, CPGs, pharmaceutical, nutrition and cannabis companies Patrick has spent his entire career analyzing and evangelizing business and investment opportunities in consumer driven markets. Fifteen years of relationship building at the CEO level has provided him with a keen understanding of the winning (and losing) commercialization strategies for entrepreneurial companies.  Specialties: cannabis, business accelerators, venture finance, natural, organic, dietary supplement, natural & organic personal care, nutrition and alternative health industry

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