LOS ANGELES, Jan. 8, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — More than 200 high-net worth investors from around the world, eager to invest in the fastest growing industry in America will gather at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel for a two day “Shark Tank”-like pitch forum on Tuesday, January 30th and Wednesday, January 31st, hosted exclusively for members of The Arcview Investor Network. On Monday, January 29th investors and entrepreneurs participating in the event will get behind-the-scenes tours of cannabis businesses in Los Angeles. This event will be the first gathering of industry leaders and investors following the commencement of California’s recreational cannabis sales. Despite Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ rescission of the Cole Memo, investors and business owners remain optimistic about the industry and plan to align strategies during the event.
Jim Patterson, CEO of Eaze, will deliver a keynote speech. Eaze is a California-based cannabis delivery service and is the largest technology company in the sector. Accredited investors will be reviewing pitches from more than a dozen companies who competed fiercely for the pitch slots out of a field of hundreds of applicants. Arcview is the top source of deal flow for the cannabis industry, and its members have placed more than $150M into 160+ companies.
Who: Members of The Arcview Investor Network plus companies chosen to present
What: Select media representatives will be invited to witness presentations from companies that have been successful at raising capital from this group and those who are hoping to attract investors at this meeting. 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, January 30th and Wednesday, January 31st between 9:30AM – 4:00PM
Where: Fairmont Miramar Hotel, 101 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401
How: Members of the media must apply for press credentials by emailing email@example.com
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 $150 million behind 160+ companies. Arcview Market Research publishes the State of Legal Marijuana Markets report, 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.