December 17, 2018

Mitch sits down with Giadha Aguirre de Carcer, founder and CEO of New Frontier Data (Merida Capital Partners' first portfolio company), to discuss intelligence as a powerful catalyst for growth, the emergence of digital companies in the space, and the role that big data is playing in discovering consumer archetypes within the world of cannabis.

December 6, 2018

Mitch sits down with Smoke Wallin, serial entrepreneur and CEO of Vertical Companies, one of the first and largest vertically integrated companies in the legal medical cannabis industry.

November 29, 2018

Mitch discusses the license chase and what's in store for cannabis industry market caps and revenues with Pete Kadens, Founder and Board Director of multi-billion dollar vertical operator Green Thumb Industries (GTI).

October 1, 2018

Freedom Leaf Inc., owner of full spectrum CBD brands IrieCBD and Hempology, announced that it has received a significant investment from Merida Capital Partners to further expand its existing US sales channels and accelerate its European hemp cultivation operations. ​Freedom Leaf and Merida have also agreed in principal to a

strategic partnership by which Merida will provide certain operational re...

July 5, 2018

With a resounding “yes” vote on a 2012 ballot initiative, Washingtonians helped give birth to the legal recreational cannabis industry in this country. Now, that industry is growing up — developing its own customer relationship management platforms, measuring and responding to analytics, even building user-friendly interfaces for consumers and businesses. Watching cannabis tech morph into a fully-...

June 21, 2018

Top Cannabis Products Company Becomes First In Industry to Receive the Esteemed Red Herring Award 

Santa Barbara, CA – June 21,2018 – Canndescent, a market leading cannabis company and the #1 selling Cannabis flower in California, announced today it has received Red Herring's Top 100 North America award, a prestigious accolade which honors the year’s most promising private technology ventures from...

June 20, 2018

The booming cannabis industry has given rise to a number of private equity funds dedicated to the sector. With the unique challenges that come with investing in cannabis, Merida Capital Partners has come up with a dedicated, sector-specific approach to choosing which companies to back. Mitch Baruchowitz, Merida's managing partner, spoke with Business Insider about his firm's investment thesis and...

As further proof of Merida Capital Partners' role in building and strengthening the ever-changing cannabis ecosystem, BioTrackTHC has joined forces with Seattle cannabis e-commerce firm MainStem to provide the sector with access to business supplies at wholesale prices. Dubbed the MainStem Marketplace, the online platform will be available through BioTrackTHC’s user-interface and will offer custom...

June 6, 2018

With the cannabis industry expected to reach $75 billion in sales by 2030, Wall Street’s biggest institutions are still treading slowly into the Green Rush, while individual investors are quietly diving in. Merida Capital Partners has drawn backers with resumes that list the world’s most well-known banks and technology companies. With an understanding of the industry and a background in law and fi...

June 5, 2018

Too often, inexperienced entrepreneurs are so eager to secure funding for their company that they wind up accepting the wrong investment partner, which causes a plethora of problems down the road. Kush Bottles CEO Nick Kovacevich describes here how a good investment partner brings more to the table than just capital, and the value that Merida Capital Partners has brought to bear since Kush became...

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