Attorney John Morgan of Morgan & Morgan to Address Group
PALM BEACH, Fla., Sept. 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — More than 100 high net-worth investors from around the world will gather in Palm Beach at the Arcview Investor Forum next week to consider opportunities from dozens of promising cannabis companies in a “Shark Tank” like format. The Arcview Investor Network includes more than 600 accredited investor members who have put more than $152 million behind 162 cannabis-related companies. In addition to traveling to Florida for the event, a number of investors and entrepreneurs will be volunteering with Hurricane Irma relief efforts before and after the event.
Taking place at Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa for two days beginning Tuesday, September 19th and Wednesday, September 20th, investors will be reviewing pitches from dozens of companies who competed fiercely for the slots from an initial field of hundreds of applicants. John Morgan, founder of renowned law firm Morgan & Morgan, will deliver a keynote speech. John was the main funder behind the medical cannabis ballot initiative in Florida and also recently announced plans to deploy $100 million into the sector.
“This is one of the fastest growing industries in the world and Arcview is where the big winners in this boom are discovered by pioneering investors,” said Troy Dayton, CEO and co-founder of The Arcview Group.
Who: The Arcview Investor Network and dozens of promising cannabis companies
What: A few select media representatives will be invited to witness presentations from pitching companies. Throughout the day, select reporters will be able to interview high net worth investors who have recently invested in the sector or are considering it, companies that have recently been funded, and elected officials that support legalization.
When: Tuesday, September 19th and Wednesday, September 20th from approximately 9:00AM – 4:00PM
Where: Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa, 100 S. Ocean Blvd. Manalapan, FL 33462
How: Members of the media must apply for press credentials by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
About The Arcview Group
Founded in 2010, The Arcview Group is responsible for a number of groundbreaking ventures in the cannabis industry. The Arcview Investor Network includes more than 600 accredited investors who have put more than $152 million behind 162 companies. Arcview Market Research co-produces the State of Legal Marijuana Markets report with BDS Analytics, which is the most oft-cited market data report. In 2015 Arcview became a partner in Canopy, the first seed-stage mentor-driven business accelerator. Arcview is also co-founder of Cannasure Insurance Services, the leading provider of business insurance to the cannabis industry. Forbes Magazine recently named Arcview among the top 5 financial firms in the cannabis sector.
Some of the people expected to attend and available for interviews include:
John Morgan, founder of renowned law firm Morgan & Morgan, John was the main funder behind the medical cannabis ballot initiative in Florida and also recently announced plans to deploy $100 million into the sector.
Steve DeAngelo, executive director of Harborside Health Centers, star of Discovery Channel’s hit show Weed Wars, author of new book The Cannabis Manifesto, co-founder and President of The ArcView Group, co-founder of the first cannabis testing lab, Steep Hill.
Troy Dayton, Co-founder and CEO of The Arcview Group, board member of the Marijuana Policy Project and the National Cannabis Industry Association. Co-founder of Students for Sensible Drug Policy. Named by Fortune Magazine, International Business Times, and Details Magazine in their lists of most influential people in the cannabis industry.
Jeanne Sullivan, co-founder of StarVest Partners, a venture capital firm in NYC, and long time tech investor. Cited by Forbes as “one of the women venture capitalists changing the world – grooming the next generation of female entrepreneurs.”
Richard Kimball, managing partner of HExL Advisors, a venture capital and private equity firm in NYC, former partner at Goldman Sachs and current board member at the Brookings Institution.
Leslie Bocskor, Managing Partner at Electrum Partners, successful entrepreneur with a dual focus on disruptive businesses and nascent culture, C-level executive and board member for public and private companies, and has advised dozens of early stage businesses.
Tom Adams, Editor-In-Chief of Arcview Market Research, and lead researcher for the soon to be released 5th edition of the State of Legal Marijuana Markets co-produced with BDS Analytics. Tom has projected the growth curves for a number of business booms over the last few decades.
Patrick Rea, Managing Director of Canopy, a seed-stage, mentor-driven business accelerator partnered with Arcview and serving the cannabis industry since 2014.
Event sponsors include: Tarukino, Cannasure Insurance Services, NeWay Capital, BDS Analytics, Canopy, MassRoots, New Frontier Data, Natural Order Supply, Sensi Valley, Marijuana Business Daily, MedMen, Electrum Partners, Province Brands, Natural Therapeutics of Florida, cGreen, Drug Policy Alliance, Marijuana Policy Project, and National Cannabis Industry Association.