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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
Investing in startup cannabis companies is about to get easier for the little guy. And for the little company.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
For early adopters ready to elevate their education, early-bird ticket pricing for Marijuana Investor Summit is available until Sunday, February 15, 2015.
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.
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.
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.
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? Seriously? Who would have thought that cannabis is in the running for one of the hottest 2015 crowdfunding trends?
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.