In this interview, MJIC’s Randy Shipley talks on marijuana industry investors, opportunities in the field, and the future of cannabis.
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California Cannabis Business Expo: Stimulating Trade Show
Are you concerned about the pedigree of cannabis investment management? If so, just take a good look at the management at MJIC. MJIC is a holding company deploying a diversified business plan in the legal cannabis industry.
Keith Stroup Brings “NORMLization” and the Future of Marijuana to the California Cannabis Business Expo, March 5-8
SAN DIEGO, Calif., Feb. 23, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Keith Stroup, founder of National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML), brings his team and the group’s thoughts on the future of marijuana legalization to the California Cannabis Business Expo, March 5-8, Sheraton Marina, San Diego.
Dana Rohrabacher to Keynote California Cannabis Business Expo March 5-8
SAN DIEGO, Calif., Feb. 16, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.) will be the opening keynote at the Third Annual California Cannabis Business Expo, March 5-8 at the Sheraton Marina, San Diego. There will be an opening night reception for Rohrabacher, who has been a staunch supporter of legal cannabis.
Leading Industry Group Names Eaze CEO Keith McCarty Entrepreneur of the Year
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 22, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Keith McCarty, founder and CEO of Eaze, the leading cannabis technology company, has been named Entrepreneur of the Year by MJIC’s World of Cannabis committee.
BioTrackTHC™ Wins 2016 Marijuana Industry Award for Software/Tech Company of the Year
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 17, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — BioTrackTHC™, a leading provider of seed-to-sale cannabis tracking and traceability technology, was awarded the 2016 Marijuana Industry Award in the category of Software/Tech Company of the Year.
Learn How to Fund Your Cannabis Business
Are you an entrepreneur eager to fund your cannabis business? Needless to say, banks are not going to be your first choice. How can you raise capital legally and then bank the money you make?
Entrepreneurs and Investors: Enter ‘The World of Cannabis’ in Vegas
On Nov. 15, 2016, Marijuana Investor Summit is bringing “The World of Cannabis” to the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada, to show eager entrepreneurs and investors how to navigate the complexity of international cannabis laws and the opportunities they present.
World of Cannabis: Bringing the Global Cannabis Community to the Palms Casino, Las Vegas, Nov. 15-16
LAS VEGAS, Oct. 25, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Marijuana Investor Summit is bringing “The World of Cannabis” to the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Nov. 15-16.
Expert Updates, Networking and a ‘Green Carpet’ for Industry Stars
The legal cannabis industry is both global and local. On the one hand it must cope with obstacles and risks that are specific to a given municipality or even neighborhood. On the other it gets to participate in a worldwide phenomenon with constant opportunities defined by physiology and economics.
David Friedman Steps Down From MJIC, Inc.
LAKE FOREST, California, Sept. 15, 2016 — David Friedman resigned as CEO, and CFO of MJIC, Inc. (“Company”) as well as all officer and director positions held in the operating subsidiaries of the Company effective immediately. Randy Shipley shall remain the president of the Company.
Lexaria’s CEO Chris Bunka Will be Speaking at the Widely Acclaimed Cannabis Growth Capital Summit
KELOWNA, British Columbia, May 26, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Lexaria is pleased to announce that CEO Chris Bunka will be speaking at the widely acclaimed Cannabis Growth Capital Summit on June 15 in New York. Investors and supports are encouraged to register for this highly anticipated event!
Meet the Best, Brightest and Boldest at the Cannabis Growth Capital Summit, New York City, June 15
NEW YORK, May 23, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Navigating frontier markets successfully requires the right guide. Successful guides must be not just the best and the brightest, but the boldest, as they go where others have not trekked before. Meet the venture cannabists—the early adopters who blazed the cannabis trail—at the Cannabis Growth Capital Summit on June 15, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City.
Become a Venture Cannabist at the Cannabis Growth Capital Summit, New York City, June 15
NEW YORK, May 10, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — With the capital markets underperforming, investors are looking for non-correlated assets and many are turning to the legal cannabis market for diversification.
Is ‘Cannabis Crowdfunding’ for You? A New SEC Rule Could Open Startup Investment to Everyone
Investing in startup cannabis companies is about to get easier for the little guy. And for the little company.
CannaPitch Goes ‘Public’ at California Cannabis Business Expo, March 3-5, San Francisco
CHICAGO, Feb. 17, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — CannaPitch IPO, the legal cannabis industry’s premiere pitch event, will be open to the investing public, bringing true crowdfunding to cannabis companies at the California Cannabis Business Expo, March 4 at the Hilton Union Square, San Francisco.
34 Days Until California State Assemblyman Tom Lackey Cracks Open the MMRSA
Tom Lackey, an American politician currently serving in the California State Assembly, will be cracking open California’s Medical Marijuana Regulation and Safety Act at the California Cannabis Business Expo in San Francisco this March.
45 Days to Zep Again & House of Floyd at Marijuana Investor Summit!
On March 3, 2016, Zep Again and House of Floyd will share the stage in the Grand Ballroom following The Great Marijuana Debate, moderated by ProCon.org, kicking off the three-day Marijuana Investor Summit in San Francisco.
Marijuana Investor Summit Awards Six Scholarships to Fledgling Cannabis Companies
CHICAGO, Jan. 18, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Six fledgling cannabis companies received the first Marijuana Investor Summit & Business Expo scholarships. The event will be held March 3-5 at the Hilton Union Square, San Francisco.
Marino Resigns from MJIC Inc. and Friedman Becomes CEO
On Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015, MJIC Inc., a diversified holding company dedicated to the emerging cannabis industry, announced that Frank Marino resigned effective immediately due to health-related reasons.
Frank Marino Resigns from MJIC Inc.
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Dec. 17, 2015 /Weed Wire/ – Frank Marino has resigned as president, CEO and board member of MJIC Inc. effective immediately due to health-related reasons.
Cannabusiness Experts Expect SEC Rules Will Matter … Given Time
Randy Shipley, the founder and CEO of CannaFundr.com, is among those who believe that the new SEC rules will “potentially” have a positive influence on the marijuana industry.
Marijuana Investor Summit Took Los Angeles By Storm
The Marijuana Investor Summit delivered quality educational sessions to more than 200 entrepreneurs and investors at the recent Cannabis World Congress & Business Expo held at the Los Angeles Convention Center on Sept. 16, 2015.
Equity Crowdfunding for Cannabis in Colorado
Could equity crowdfunding for cannabis take off in Colorado? On July 16, 2015, Colorado’s Division of Securities sent a cease and desist letter to a man who posted ads on Craigslist looking for “high net worth investors to strategically partner with one of the largest MMJ chains in Colorado.” So, no, not for that guy.
Marijuana Investor Summit: Meeting of Minds and Money
CHICAGO, May 13, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — Investors representing in excess of $500 million met with the best minds and businesses in the legal cannabis industry at the nation’s first Marijuana Investor Summit, recently held in Denver.
Crowdfunding Marries Cannabis Startups and Capital
The Marijuana Investor Summit was not short on speakers and panelists offering advice on financing a cannabis business. But many cannabis entrepreneurs learned a grittier lesson in the conference center’s labyrinth-like hallways and the hotel’s lobby bar.
Marijuana Investor Summit Recap: Day 1
Away from all of the 4/20 celebrations and madness, the movers and shakers of the marijuana industry, and those that aspire to be, have gathered for a different kind of event: Marijuana Investor Summit.
CannaPitch Setting Stage for Marijuana Entrepreneurs and Investors
The pitch meeting is perhaps one of the most intriguing environments for private investments to take place because it forces creators to face kings of capital, where an array of interpersonal interactions can make or break a deal.
Fred Gross and Cannafundr Raising Cannabis Capital
Every industry is only as strong as the connection between the capital needed to grow and maintain it, and the companies themselves, who allocate that capital to expand new markets, lower costs, add services and improve product offerings.
Expand Your Network at Marijuana Investor Summit
If you are sincerely interested in entering the legal marijuana industry, Marijuana Investor Summit is where the best of the best will be building a network of priceless connections.
MedMJ Conference Merges with Marijuana Investor Summit 2015
On March 19, it was announced that MedMJ would merge with Marijuana Investor Summit 2015, making it one of the most comprehensive marijuana business conferences to date.
Marijuana Investor Summit Early-Bird Opportunity
For early adopters ready to elevate their education, early-bird ticket pricing for Marijuana Investor Summit is available until Sunday, February 15, 2015.
CannaFundr Crowdfunding Platform Delivers Capital to New Frontier Financials
CHICAGO, Feb. 2, 2015/Weed Wire/ — New Frontier Financials, which provides authoritative actionable intelligence and analytics for the cannabis industry, closed out its $250,000 seed round on CannaFundr.com.
Preparing for CannaPitch Denver 2015
Ideas for the emerging marijuana industry can come together anywhere, but the environment at Marijuana Investor Summit, co-produced by David Friedman and Randy Shipley, will foster conversations where innovation and investment meet.
CrowdFund Connect has launched several sites, on a one-industry-per-platform system, aimed at connecting investors and their “champions” with entrepreneurs.
Marijuana Investor Summit 2015—Shaping a New Frontier—APRIL 20-22, Denver, CO
CHICAGO—Let MJINews.com and Cannafundr.com guide you through the complexities of the new frontier market of legal cannabis at the Marijuana Investor Summit, April 20-22 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Denver, CO.
Marijuana Investor Summit in Denver April 20-22, 2015
MJINews and Cannafundr.com today announced the Marijuana Investor Summit, which will take place in Denver, following the Cannabis Cup, April 20-22, 2015.
Marijuana Crowdfunding a Fast Emerging Industry to Watch in 2015
Marijuana crowdfunding? Seriously? Who would have thought that cannabis is in the running for one of the hottest 2015 crowdfunding trends?
CannaFundr Merges Crowdfunding and Cannabis
The spirit of the JOBS Act is strong, though its flesh (that is, its actual implementation) is weak. The spirit of that 2012 enactment may have just created an important new conduit for the movement of cash into the growing legal cannabis industry in the United States.