Mitch Baruchowitz guest posts at New Cannabis Ventures. As a sprout stage investor focused solely on ancillary investments in the cannabis industry, Merida Capital Partners looks for successful companies entering the hyper-growth stage of their lifecycle, and works to supercharge that growth while helping to build necessary corporate infrastructure, rational capital support and governance around bold executives. At Merida we have identified three core tenets that we rely on to help us cut through the static, get right to the signal and decide which companies fit our initial review. We have seen over the past four years that by applying these initial filters, we can identify companies that are most likely to ultimately grow into successful enterprises with long term value far in excess of their current value. Click here to find out more about these three qualities are and how they may have a big impact on your own research and diligence.