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Tilray Announces Completion of Series A Funding Round

Tilray Announces Completion of Series A Funding Round

TORONTO, Ontario, Feb. 8, 2018 /Weed Wire/ – Tilray, a global pioneer in medical cannabis research, cultivation, processing and distribution, today announced the completion of its Series A funding round totaling C$60 million. The round was comprised of a group of leading global institutional investors.

U.S. Private Equity Firm Raises More Than $100 Mln for Cannabis Investments

U.S. Private Equity Firm Raises More Than $100 Mln for Cannabis Investments

A U.S. private equity firm investing exclusively in legal cannabis said on Thursday it had raised more than $100 million in its third round of fundraising, underscoring investor appetite for the burgeoning industry.

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Privateer Holdings Closes $100+ Million Funding Round, Announces $5 Million Equity Pledge

SEATTLE, Jan. 25, 2018 /Weed Wire/ – Privateer Holdings, the world’s leading private equity firm investing exclusively in legal cannabis, today announced the completion of its Series C funding round and a pledge from the firm’s founders to donate equity equivalent to $5 million at the firm’s current valuation to help communities harmed by cannabis prohibition.

Big-Name Tech Investors Pour Millions Into Marijuana

Big-Name Tech Investors Pour Millions Into Marijuana

The storied Silicon Valley venture firm Benchmark Capital has launched a slew of tech companies: Twitter, Uber, Snapchat, Instagram. Now its search for the next big thing has led it to … pot.

Top Marijuana Private Equity and Venture Capital Funds

Top Marijuana Private Equity and Venture Capital Funds

While it is still difficult to invest directly in legal pot through public equities, venture capital firms and private equity funds have raised hundreds of millions of investment dollars.

Report: Marijuana Funding in 2016 Down Slightly from 2015

Report: Marijuana Funding in 2016 Down Slightly from 2015

On Jan. 6, 2017, CB Insights released a report on annual funding activity for private marijuana companies in 2016, as well as activity for the fourth quarter of the year. According to the report, deals made and dollars invested leveled off in 2016.

Is 2017 a Do-Or-Die Year for Aurora Cannabis Stock?

Is 2017 a Do-Or-Die Year for Aurora Cannabis Stock?

The fed’s report was largely positive for the recreational marijuana industry when it was released Tuesday. Aurora Cannabis stock was one of the biggest pot stock beneficiaries of the announcement, but has since had a regression in share price.

Kings of Cannabis Capital: Privateer First to Raise Over $100 Million

Kings of Cannabis Capital: Privateer First to Raise Over $100 Million

On Nov. 4, 2016, Privateer Holdings, a Seattle-based private equity firm focused on the legal cannabis industry, announced that it has closed $40 million in convertible bridge funding, the first part of a future $100 million Series C equity round.

Canadian Company Tilray Now Exporting Medical Cannabis Extracts to Croatia

Tilray Now Exporting Canadian Medical Cannabis Extracts to Croatia

Tilray, a licensed cannabis producer in Canada and owned by Seattle-based Privateer Holdings, became the first Canadian company licensed by the Canada’s Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations to legally export medical cannabis cultivated and processed in Canada.

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Privateer Hires Former Federal Reserve Bank Examiner

On Jan. 12, 2016, Privateer Holdings, a private equity firm focused on the legal cannabis industry, announced that it has hired Dante Tosetti, formerly a Federal Reserve Bank Examiner, as Director of Treasury Compliance.

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CEO of Privateer Holdings: ‘Cannabis in the United States is Bigger than Corn’

On Dec. 4, 2015, Bloomberg’s Britton Staniar and Peter Robison interviewed Brendan Kennedy, CEO of Privateer Holdings, a private equity firm focused on the legal cannabis industry, in Seattle to discuss Privateer’s investments in cannabis-related businesses.

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Cannabis in Canada: A Data Snapshot

The evolution of the cannabis market in Canada continues to be a crucial case study. There is a lot we can learn about how business models are taking shape and the headwinds being faced in the legalized medical environment that the Canadian MMPR provides.

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On Private Vs. Public Companies, Unicorns and Cannabis

Would you like to invest in Uber? Or how about Airbnb? Well it turns out that you can’t. If you’re a regular Joe or Jane investor, there are no shares to buy for either company, or for companies like Pinterest and SpaceX.

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Private Equity Pairs with Marijuana

Private equity (PE) firms in the United States are primarily known for making financial investments in private companies that need a long holding period for funds. This is often done for new technologies, making acquisitions or to expand a balance sheet.

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For Investors, Legalized Pot Remains a High-Risk Venture

When New York became the latest state to legalize medical marijuana, in early July, those hoping to indulge weren’t the only ones paying close attention. The news was also cheered by the growing contingent of eager investors.


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