Rick Payne

Rick has almost a decade of real estate experience and has been involved in the cannabis industry since 2011. He co-founded Cannabis Real Estate Consultants (CREC) after noticing that there was a void in the cannabis industry for knowledgeable commercial real estate professionals. CREC has worked with some of the most well-capitalized operators and investors […]

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Michael Lavery

Michael is a principal and senior research analyst covering packaged food, tobacco and cannabis at Piper Jaffray investment bank in New York. Prior to joining Piper Jaffray in 2017, he was a senior analyst at CLSA. During this time, he was named the No. 1 stock picker in tobacco in 2013 and 2016 by Thomson […]

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Noa Kahner

Noa is the founder and CEO of Kahner Global, a boutique conference company, which produces The Cannabis Private Investment Summit, an educational conference series for high net worth investors and thought leaders in the cannabis industry. For most of her career, Noa has developed family office investment conference in the financial industry.  In 2015, she founded the first […]

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Adam Goers

Adam is the Vice President of Corporate Affairs at Columbia Care Inc., a medical cannabis company licensed to operate in 14 U.S. states/jurisdictions and the European Union. In addition to his work at Columbia Care, Adam serves as a chairperson of the New York Medical Cannabis Industry Association and the Virginia Medical Cannabis Coalition. Prior […]

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Kim Kovacs

Kim is the Managing Director of Arroyo Ventures, a strategic advisory firm that provides a place for high net-worth female investors and exceptional entrepreneurs to connect and to empower women to invest and seek investment.  Most recently, Kim was the CEO and Founder of MyJane, a wellness technology platform that curates cannabis products based on […]

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Jeff Mathews

Jeff has been an investment banker for over 15 years with the majority of his experience involving advising technology companies. Prior to joining Ackrell Capital, Jeff was a Director at Seven Hills Partners where he worked on a broad range of M&A and capital raising transactions with deal value over $1 billion.  Prior to Seven […]

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David Wenger

David is the founder and principal for GRA Capital, which invests in U.S. and foreign private and public cannabis companies with a focus on operators, brands and global supply chain. David is also an attorney who has been studying and investing within the cannabis space since 2016. David also is a member of the US […]

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James Rieger

James is a partner at Tannenbaum Helpern Syracuse & Hirschtritt and the founder and Chair of its Cannabis Industry Practice Group. James has over 25 years’ experience with a broad corporate and securities law practice and a focus on the cannabis industry. He represents various public and private companies as well as investment banks and […]

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Melissa L. Waite

Melissa is a member in Dickinson Wright’s Real Estate department and practices in the areas of privilege licensing, business transactions and real estate transactions. She assists with licensing and regulatory compliance for gaming, liquor and marijuana businesses. Since 2013, she has assisted marijuana businesses in maintaining compliance, obtaining licenses and acquiring real estate. Melissa is […]

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State of Cannabis Investing

The cannabis landscape, from key markets to new players, is rapidly changing – and so too are the opportunities for investors. More mainstream players are looking to capitalize on the sector, and they’ll bring a new way of looking at those opportunities. This session will discuss these and future trends in cannabis investing. You’ll get […]

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Industry Financing Trends

Cash is getting tight as public markets decline and many cannabis companies reel in their projections. What’s behind this shift in outlook, and where is the industry headed? Listen to Investor Intelligence’s own analysts as they take a deep dive into these trends. You’ll get insights on: How to assess the specific risks associated with […]

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