PHILADELPHIA – APRIL 30, 2016

Greenhouse Ventures presents Innovation in the Cannabis Industry: Technology, Medical & Investment. This event will take place April 30, 2016 at the Chemical Heritage Foundation. The event will feature panel discussions from industry leaders on topics such as canna-tech, medicinal cannabis, and investment for both sectors, with a specific focus on expected trends in the East Coast market. This event will help facilitate unique marketing and networking opportunities for attendees seeking access to emerging and untapped business ventures in the cannabis industry. There are 10 states in the East Coast with some form of legalization initiatives on the 2016 ballot, helping position the Northeast Corridor as the next major market on the radar of industry experts.

Innovation in the Cannabis Industry: Technology, Medical, & Investment will be listed on the event page of Philly Tech Week as an official Philly Tech Week 2016 Presented by Comcast event. Philly Tech Week is a weeklong celebration of tech, innovation, and entrepreneurship that takes place every year in Philadelphia and attracts over 20,000 attendees to numerous events throughout the week.

Agenda

Registration & Networking

Coffee & Tea Provided

9am-10am

Cannabis Investment Trends

10am-11am

Marc J. Ross, Esq. – Founding Partner, Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference

Jim Fitzpatrick – Solutioneer & Advisory Board Member, Kodiak Capital Group 

Scott Greiper – President & Founding Partner, Viridian Capital Advisors

 John Kagia – Director of Industry Analytics, Frontier Financial Group Inc.

 Kevin Provost – Moderator

Future Business Outlook

11am – 12pm

Matt Karnes – Founder & Managing Partner, GreenWave Advisors

Leslie Bocskor – President & Founder, Electrum Partners

Steven Schain – Principal and Managing Attorney, Schain Law Firm

Michael Zaytsev – Moderator

Lunch/Networking

Box Lunch Provided

12pm – 1pm

Medical Cannabis In PA

1pm – 1:15pm

Senator Daylin Leach

The Future of Technology & Cannabis

1:15pm – 2:15pm

Michael B. Stalbaum – Sr. Vice President, Marketing and Operations, KIND Financial

Stephen Keen – CEO, Surna, Inc.

Mike Bologna – CEO/Founder, Green Lion Partners

Mark Doherty – Director of Sales, Eastern Region, urban-gro

Med-Tech & How It Can Advance The Industry

2:15pm – 3:15pm

James Winokur – Co-Founder & CEO, CannaKorp Inc.

Zeyead Gharib – R&D Chemist, MyDx, Inc.

 David Goldstein – CEO & Co-Founder, PotBotics 

Brief drink and stretch break

Medicinal Research

3:30pm – 4:30pm

Dr. Michele Ross – CEO & Founder, IMPACT Network

 Dr. David Casarett, MD MA – Director, Hospice and Palliative Care, Penn Medicine

Dr. Scott Gottlieb – Pain Management Doctor, Columbia Medical School

Mary E. Abood, Ph.D. – Professor, Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology, Center for Substance Abuse Research, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University

Malik Burnett – Moderator

Networking

4:30pm – 5:30pm

Drinks Provided

Speakers

David Goldstein – CEO & Co-Founder, PotBotics

David is an entrepreneur and branding professional specializing in accelerating start-ups. Since founding PotBotics, identified as a top 10 technology company in the medical cannabis space by venture beat, Mr. Goldstein has ascended to the forefront of the industry and is now considered a pioneer and thought leader for cannabis. Mr. Goldstein leads PotBotics’ involvement in grassroots projects, speaking engagements, investment relations, and leads PotBotics’ market-specific product development, white label, and joint venture opportunities. Prior to his work with PotBotics, David founded CrowdPunch, an integrated crowdfunding marketing platform.

Mark Doherty - Director of Sales, Eastern Region, urban-gro

Mark Doherty is urban-gro’s Director of Sales for the Eastern Region of the United States. Doherty’s extensive experience in the East Coast marijuana industry as the founder of MedCann Advisors, coupled with urban-gro’s position as a leading supplier of Cannabis cultivation product solutions provides Eastern Cannabis cultivators with top-notch solutions and support as cultivators begin to grow for this burgeoning market. Prior to establishing MedCann Advisors, Doherty created the Northeast’s first controlled environment agricultural facility using the aquaponic farming method. As a wholesale producer of aquaponic lettuce for the restaurant industry, Aqua Vita Farms garnered national and international attention for its contribution to controlled environment agriculture and sustainable farming. As an advisor and consultant, Doherty has been instrumental in building a foundation of success for dozens of entrepreneurs and startup companies. Mark has over a decade of experience in controlled environment agriculture, hydroponics, aquaponics, food security and distribution. Doherty has been featured in “USA Today,” “City and State Magazine,” “BBC World News” and “Horizons,” which recognized Aqua Vita Farms for its leadership in the future of food production. Doherty earned an associate’s degree in hotel and restaurant management from Paul Smith’s College, as well as a bachelor’s degree in business management and a master’s in business administration from the State University of New York Institute of Technology. As legalization marches down the East Coast, Cannabis producers need urban-gro’s core expertise in lighting solutions, integrated pest management, fertigation and water treatment.

Scott Greiper - President & Founding Partner, Viridian Capital Advisors

Mr. Greiper is the president and founding partner of Viridian Capital Advisors. He has had a distinguished 20-year career in the technology, security, and IT sectors as both a research analyst and investment banker. Mr. Greiper is also the president and founder of Secure Strategy Group, which provides capital, strategic advisory, and M&A services to growth companies in the technology, security, and IT markets. Previously, Mr. Greiper was a principal and senior analyst at C. E. Unterberg, Towbin, where he covered public companies in the global security industry and was consistently ranked as one of the top analysts in the sector. He has been involved in raising more than $400 million for both public and private companies and has completed a range of M&A assignments. Mr. Greiper attended the Executive MBA program at Columbia University and holds a B. A. in economics from the University of Chicago. He holds FINRA Series 7, 63, and 79 licenses.

Kevin Provost - Founder, CoFund360

Program Developer, Startup Advisor, and Career Coach focused on collaborative technology and business models that improve Workforce, Education, and Capital opportunities for Creatives, Students, Startups, and Small-Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs). Current CEO of CoFund360, a network of crowdsourcing accelerators bridging early-stage funding gaps in nontraditional industries and markets underserved by traditional venture capital.

Marc J. Ross - Founding Partner, Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference

Marc J. Ross is a founding member of Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP. Since the firms inception in 1998, Mr. Ross has developed a broad based securities and commercial litigation and arbitration practice. Mr. Ross regularly represents clients across the country appearing in federal and state courts on behalf of clients from routine lawsuits to highly complex federal securities cases, including high-profile multi-district class actions. Mr. Ross has handled numerous commercial litigation matters  (including breach of contract and intellectual property litigation) and regularly represents clients in arbitration proceedings before the various regulating agencies and the American Arbitration Association. Mr. Ross also specializes in advising marijuana and marijuana-related companies, and regularly speaks nationally on the legal issues associated with those matters. Mr. Ross teaches the first law school course on marijuana at Hofstra University School of Law titled Business and Law of Marijuana, where he introduces students to the rapidly-developing legal environment surrounding marijuana and marijuana-related businesses. He has also launched a blog titled “Business Law Marijuana” https://businesslawmarijuana.com/, which features articles written by current students, former students, as well as himself.

Jim Fitzpatrick – Solutioneer & Advisory Board Member, Kodiak Capital Group

Mr. Fitzpatrick is hyper focused on the Cannabis Industry, bringing three decades experience where he secured in crafting creative solutions to complex opportunities. He has international executive business experience where he secured $8M CapEx driving growth of Japan, combined with an entrepreneurial spirit building the largest chain of Eco Car Washes in Sothern California. While with Johnson & Johnson, Mr. Fitzpatrick lead a team to prepare Southern California Retailers for Rx to OTC switches of billion prescription drugs, now available OTC. Skilled as a Land Use Expert, believes in solid Policy development and intelligent implementation, Political Strategy, Regulatory Schemes for Nuisance Uses. Mr. Fitzpatrick is also active in life sciences, social media, technology, water, waste water and alternative energy. Mr. Fitzpatrick graduated from the University of Notre Dame, is a former elected official and recently retired Chairman of the Costa Mesa Planning Commission.

John Kagia - Director of Industry Analytics, Frontier Financial Group Inc.

John Kagia is the Director of Industry Analytics for Frontier Financial Group Inc. He applies his keen understanding of market research, business strategy and industry analysis to help high performing organizations achieve their strategic objectives. Leveraging his years of experience managing research studies for industry-leading clients including Accenture, Microsoft, The George Washington University, and the U.S. Department of State, Kagia brings an incisive understanding of how market insights enable organizations to plan, grow, compete, and measure performance more effectively.

Matt Karnes – Founder & Managing Partner, GreenWave Advisors

Matthew (Matt) Karnes, CPA has over 20 years of diverse finance and accounting experience. Prior to founding GreenWave Advisors LLC, Matt worked in equity research focusing on the Radio Broadcasting and Cable Television industries for First Union Securities. Matt also covered Satellite Communication at SG Cowen and in addition, worked with the top ranked Consumer Internet analyst at Bear Stearns & Co – this team was consistently recognized by the Institutional Investor’s “All America Research Team”.  As a sellside equity analyst, Matt authored and co-authored numerous emerging industry research reports including such names as Google, Sirius, XM Satellite Radio, DIRECTV and EchoStar Communications.  In his most recent role, Matt was Principal and Senior Equity Analyst at Bull Path Capital Management, a New York City based hedge fund, where he was responsible for investment strategies of emerging technologies primarily within the Technology, Media and Telecom sectors. Prior to his career on Wall Street, Matt held various finance and accounting positions at PriceWaterhouse Coopers and Deloitte as well as at Texaco Inc. where he worked throughout the U.S., Europe, The Caribbean and Asia. Additionally at Chase, Matt was responsible for implementing the bank’s corporate accounting policies on commodity, interest rate and foreign currency derivative products.

Leslie Bocskor – President & Founder, Electrum Partners

As President and Founder of Electrum Partners, Leslie Bocskor’s insights, expertise, and global stature make him the man who policy makers, investors, and entrepreneurs seek out for future planning and immediate fixing. Committed to a culture of compassion at Electrum Partners and throughout the industry, his in-depth knowledge of any cannabis vertical, coupled with far-reaching banking and entrepreneurial experience have earned him designation as one of the most influential people in the cannabis space, guiding policy, reform and profitability.

Steven Schain - Principal and Managing Attorney, Schain Law Firm

Harnessing 20+ years of litigation experience and nationally recognized banking and consumer finance law expertise, attorney Steve Schain helps entrepreneurs dodge landmines and hold onto their marijuana millions. In 1994, Steve opened the Schain Law Firm focusing on commercial litigation and employment matters, litigation avoidance, and representing financial institutions, merchants and government units in loan servicing, lending, mortgage and collection related litigation. In 2016, Steve became "Of Counsel" to Hoban and Feola, the nation's premier cannabusiness law firm. Steve makes choosing a structure, submitting an application or to regulation, or being sued or recovering what you’re owed as inexpensive, least uncomfortable and most informed possible.

Michael Zaytsev - Moderator

Michael Zaytsev is the organizer of High NY, New York's largest community of Cannabis activists and entrepreneurs. Dedicated to improving the way society uses Cannabis, Michael hosts monthly education and networking events for the High NY community. After working in wealth management at J.P. Morgan and brand marketing at Google, Michael became a life and business coach. He coaches entrepreneurs, executives, and leaders looking to achieve greater levels of fulfillment, success and mastery.

Senator Daylin Leach

Senator Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) is the leading progressive voice in the Pennsylvania legislature. He has championed important causes including marriage equality, repeal of the Voter ID law, environmental stewardship, redistricting reform, and campaign finance reform. First elected to the Pennsylvania General Assembly in the fall of 2002, Senator Leach has successfully shepherded many of his proposals through the legislative process, including measures to introduce hybrid cars into the state fleet and provide, for the first time, state funds for breast and ovarian cancer screening for low-income women. His medical marijuana proposal is poised to become the first major piece of social legislation enacted in Pennsylvania in decades.

Michael B. Stalbaum, JD/MBA – Sr. Vice President, Marketing and Operations, KIND Financial

Michael has over 15 years of experience in all facets of digital marketing. In 1999, Michael pioneered one of the first interactive agencies in the country working with marquis clients such as JP Morgan Chase, the Warnaco Brands (Speedo and Calvin Klein), and Career Education Corporation to develop, launch, and profitably grow their online presence. An expert in direct response marketing, Michael has a proven track record of generating qualified leads and driving revenue for B2B and B2C eCommerce companies across verticals and industries. Michael currently leverages his background and experience in marketing, advertising and operations to help KIND plan, grow, and execute its business strategies and maintain its role as the top provider of financial technology to the cannabis industry.

Stephen Keen – CEO, Surna Inc.

A life-long tinkerer, Stephen Keen salvaged his first 4-wheeler at 7 years old. Keen attended Texas State Technical College, where he learned the ins and outs of complex mechanical systems. In 2007, Keen co-founded Hydro Innovations with one goal: to improve methodology and efficiency in controlled environment agriculture. He also served as the chief cultivation expert for one of Colorado's largest MMC operations prior to recreational legalization. As a 14 year veteran of the industry and an expert controlled environmental agriculturalist, Keen has developed an impressive IP portfolio and manufactured many unique products that are setting a new standard for cultivation climate efficiency.

Mike Bologna - CEO/Founder, Green Lion Partners

Mike Bologna, co-founder of Green Lion Partners, has a comprehensive background in supply chain technology and business process consulting. In addition to running GLP's projects, he is a board member of Gorilla Boost coco coir, he is also a trusted advisor for leading cannabis companies like FlowHub and Whoopi & Maya, is a member of the ArcView Selection Committee and an equity partner of Electrum Partners.

James Winokur – Co-Founder & CEO, CannaKorp Inc.

For the past ten years, James served in a managerial capacity leading operational, marketing and business development teams at PTC, a $1.3b global software technology company serving the manufacturing sector.  James previously owned several Culligan Water Conditioning franchises in New England over an 11 year period.  In 2002, James earned his BA and MBA from Boston College. For CannaKorp, James has been instrumental in developing the formal business plan, pro-forma, investor relations and early customer feedback process.

Zeyead Gharib – R&D Chemist, MyDx, Inc.

Zeyead Gharib is an R&D Chemist at MyDx; he and the MyDx team are on a mission to help everyday people Trust & Verify what they put into their minds and bodies. In 2015, Zeyead received an American Chemical Society certified Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from the University of Pittsburgh. With a primary focus on analytical chemistry, Zeyead has experience with a variety of laboratory instruments and techniques and has clocked over 500 hours in the professional laboratory setting. In 2013, as a volunteer researcher in the Neurology Department, Zeyead assisted with basic surgeries and laboratory maintenance. In 2014, he introduced an independent project titled Whiskey Business wherein the determination of certain flavor compounds in various brands of whiskey was achieved. Whiskey Business was subsequently incorporated into the official University of Pittsburgh Analytical Chemistry Lab Manual and is being prepared for publication in the Journal of Chemical Education before the end of the year. Currently, Zeyead is working on advancing MyDx’s existing CannaDx sensor, interpreting the resulting data, and on developing MyDx’s new line of sensors (AquaDx, AeroDx, and OrganaDx).

Dr. Michele Ross – CEO/Founder, IMPACT Network

Dr. Ross holds a Doctorate in Neuroscience from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and has researched addiction, mental health, and psychopharmacology for over 10 years. She has a Bachelors in Psychology from Boston College, and worked as a Postdoctoral Research Scholar at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) before she appeared on Big Brother. Dr. Ross is a proud member of the International Cannabinoid Research Society (ICRS), National Cannabis Industry Association, Americans for Safe Access, and the Colorado Cannabis Clinicians. A selection of her scientific papers is available on Google Scholar.

Dr. David Casarett, MD MA – Director, Hospice and Palliative Care, Penn Medicine

David Casarett MD MA is a palliative care physician and health services researcher whose work focuses on improving systems of care for people with serious, life-threatening illnesses. He is a tenured Professor of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, a faculty member of Penn’s Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, and Director of Hospice and Palliative Care for the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Casarett is the author of more than 100 articles in journals including JAMA and The New England Journal of Medicine, and his writing has appeared in print and online in Salon, Esquire, Discover, and Wired. He is a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor given by the US government to researchers in the early stages of their careers. Dr. Casarett is also the author of three non-fiction books, the most recent of which was Stoned: A Doctor’s Case for Medical Marijuana, published in 2015 by Penguin Random House. His first novel in the Ethical Chiang Mai Detective Agency series, Murder in the House of Rooster Happiness, will be published in July, 2016.

Dr. Scott Gottlieb – Pain Management Doctor, Gramercy Pain Management

As a recognized leader in the understanding and treatment of the complexity of pain, Dr. Gottlieb is a highly qualified and thoroughly conscientious, Board-Certified Medical Physician who is dedicated to one basic principle: Compassionate, conservative pain management. He works with each individual patient to customize a pain treatment program that delivers results that help achieve a better quality of life.

Mary E. Abood, Ph.D. - Professor, Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology, Center for Substance Abuse Research, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University

Dr. Abood's laboratory is investigating synthetic and endogenous cannabinoids (endocannabinoids) and their cellular cannabinoid receptors. The endocannabinoid system is thought to play a role in addiction, pain control, motor control, learning, and memory, as well as in regulating immune function and cancer. Her studies are designed to elucidate the molecular mechanisms of cannabinoid receptor action. In addition, her laboratory has also focused on identifying novel cannabinoid receptor subtypes. She was recently awarded the Mechoulam Award; which is given by the International Cannabinoid Research Society to a distinguished established scientist who has made continued meritorious, significant, and widely recognized contributions to cannabinoid and endocannabinoid research that have moved the discipline forward.

Malik Burnett - Moderator

As a resident physician in preventive medicine at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Dr. Malik Burnett works to advance the broader drug policy reform agenda with the goal of shifting US drug policy from framework based on criminal justice to one based on public health. He successfully co-chaired the Initiative 71 campaign, a ballot measure legalizing the possession of cannabis in the Nation’s Capital, garnering the support of 70% of voters as a policy manager at the Drug Policy Alliance’s Office of National Affairs. He continues to work with the local and state governments to advance drug policy reform legislation around the country.

Sponsors

urban-gro

urban-gro is your expert in commercial Cannabis cultivation product solutions. We provide commercial grade grow light systems, integrated pest management products, fertigation and water treatment solutions. We understand that each grow is unique and every facility presents a different set of opportunities and challenges. By taking the time to understand your unique circumstances, we offer customized product solutions to help you meet your cultivation goals.

Network Sponsor

Segal McCambridge

Segal McCambridge is a national law firm with offices in eight states. Our commitment to practical advice, a collaborative environment, and simple solutions is central to our approach. It’s not the only way to practice law, but it’s our way. That's why we are focused on the emerging regulated Cannabis products industry. From ancillaries to plant-touching businesses, Segal McCambridge can chart the course through state and federal Cannabis laws and regulations tailored specifically to each enterprise. When you make the calculated risk to proceed in this industry, make sure to hedge your risk with us. 

Network Sponsor

Pennsylvania Medical Cannabis Society

The Pennsylvania Medical Cannabis Society (PAMCS) is the leading medical cannabis organization in Pennsylvania.  Our members include physicians, nurses, researchers, entrepreneurs, and advocates working together to create access and opportunity in the Commonwealth. As a member, you become part of an innovative, diverse and collaborative community of professionals.  We strive to empower our community through leadership and education. Our members will receive access to information, educational and networking opportunities, industry representation in front of the PA General Assembly, discounts on products and services and much more. Visit pamcs.org to find out more.

Temple University

Lewis Katz School of Medicine

The Lewis Katz School of Medicine (LKSOM), established in 1901, is one of the nation’s leading medical schools.  Each year, the School of Medicine educates approximately 840 medical students and 140 graduate students. Based on its level of funding from the National Institutes of Health, the Katz School of Medicine is the second-highest ranked medical school in Philadelphia and the third-highest in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.  According to U.S. News & World Report, LKSOM is among the top 10 most applied-to medical schools in the nation.

Companies

KIND

KIND provides financial technology empowering the cannabis industry to transact safely, securely and in compliance. The KIND technology platform helps the cannabis industry facilitate safe and secure transactions that are in compliance with the rules, regulations, laws and guidelines governing marijuana-related businesses. KIND’s core software, Agrisoft Seed to Sale, provides retail operations, growers, and producers in the cannabis industry with the tools needed for plant tracking and management; as well as full enterprise resource management across the cannabis business lifecycle while ensuring compliance from “seed to sale”. Agrisoft integrates seamlessly with the KIND Kiosk to provide cannabis businesses with safe and secure cash management and order-taking at the point-of-sale; and, integrates with KIND Pay, which KIND is developing as the cannabis industry’s first convenient and secure platform for cash-free mobile payments and customer loyalty programs. 

Surna, Inc.

Surna, Inc. develops and supplies innovative industrial technology and products that monitor, control and/or address the energy and resource intensive nature of indoor cannabis cultivation to commercial indoor cannabis grow facilities. Headquartered in Boulder, CO, Surna’s diverse engineering team is tasked with creating energy and resource efficient solutions that solve the highly specific demands of the cannabis industry for temperature, humidity, light, and process control.

CannaKorp, Inc.

CannaKorp, Inc. is a Massachusetts-based technology start-up company that is simplifying and improving the experience for medical marijuana patients. CannaKorp has developed the world’s first single-use pod and vaporizer system delivering unprecedented quality, convenience and consistency. The complete system includes the ground-breaking vaporizer device, CannaCloud; single-use, dose-controlled pods containing pre-ground, lab tested cannabis called CannaCups; and an automated processing and filling machine, the CannaMatic.

Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference

A corporate and securities law firm that provides experienced, professional representation in all matters involving the securities industry, as well as in all general corporate and litigation matters. SRFF’s clients range from broker-dealers, investment firms, advisors, associated persons, investors, partnerships, public and private entities, start-up ventures and established, listed companies. The firm is expert in securities litigation and arbitration, administrative practice before regularity agencies, broker –dealer, corporate and commercial transactions, and mergers and acquisition. To learn more SRFF, visit www.srff.com

Kodiak Capital Group

Kodiak Capital Group, LLC, founded in 2009, is an operationally driven private equity firm that partners with management to make non-control equity investments in lower middle market businesses.  Kodiak is approaching $30M in cannabis investments since 2011 through our VIPE™ approach; Venture Investments In Public Equities.  Kodiak endeavors in the trenches everyday to maintain our leadership position as the go to strategic institutional investor for publicly traded cannabis companies.

GreenWave Advisors

GreenWave Advisors, LLC was launched in October 2014 and is based in New York City.  The firm brings institutional quality financial research and analysis to the emerging cannabis industry and provides due diligence, corporate access and other consulting services to investors and business owners.  www.greenwaveadvisors.com

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PotBotics

PotBotics is a New York and Silicon Valley based biotech company working to reduce patients’ reliance on “roll of the dice” medical marijuana recommendations by identifying and quantifying the effects different cannabinoids have on patients with various symptoms and conditions. PotBotics main products, PotBot and BrainBot, streamline the selection and recommendation process to a point where personal recommendations can be made without the need for patients to experiment with different strains themselves. BrainBot is a wireless EEG device that allows general practitioners to analyze neural response to cannabinoid stimulants, while PotBot is a medical cannabis recommendation engine that uses scientific data to recommend cannabinoid levels, custom strains, and consumption methods to patients via in-store kiosk, desktop, and mobile apps.

MyDx

MyDx Inc. (OTCQB: MYDX) is a science and technology company based in San Diego, California, whose mission is to help people Trust & Verify™ what they put into their minds and bodies. The Company has developed MyDx™, an affordable portable analyzer that provides real-time chemical analysis and fits in the palm of your hands. MyDx™ leverages over a decade of established electronic nose technology to measure chemicals of interest and has four sensors being developed in its lab that are compatible with the MyDx™ Analyzer and App. For more information, please visit www.cdxlife.com.

IMPACT Network

IMPACT stands for Improving Marijuana Policy and Accelerating Cannabinoid Therapeutics. IMPACT Network is a Denver-based nonprofit dedicated to fundraising for clinical cannabis research around the globe and removing obstacles to conduct and communication of such research. We also provide education on the benefits and safety of cannabinoid treatment to patients, doctors, nonprofits and policy makers.

Gramercy Pain Management

(“Gramercy”) is a recognized leader in the understanding and treatment of the complexity of pain.  Gramercy is headed by Dr. Gottlieb, a highly qualified and thoroughly conscientious, Board-Certified Medical Physician, who is dedicated to one basic principle: Compassionate, conservative pain management. He works with each individual patient to customize a pain treatment program that delivers results that help achieve a better quality of life.  Gramercy is on the forefront of medical cannabis applications with Dr. Gottlieb being one of the few certified physicians in New York currently able to prescribe medical cannabis for a host of ailments and injuries.  Gramercy is committed to positive patient outcomes and offers a range of progressive pain management services, the breadth of which can be accessed at gramercypain.com.

Electrum Partners

Electrum Partners is a leader in strategic management and advisory services, with specialization in entry and expansion opportunities for privately-held and publicly-traded companies in the cannabis industry. Electrum Partners’ reach encompasses hemp, legal medical marijuana and recreational marijuana (including marijuana pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals and biotech), technology, ERP (enterprise resource planning), retail sales, processing and cultivation, ecommerce, unique brands, edibles manufacturing, intellectual property, finance, banking and complex issues management. Electrum Partners works with cannabis entrepreneurs and businesses of all sizes with the goal of increasing shareholder value by capitalizing on access to diverse and emerging opportunities in the cannabis industry on an international level. Electrum Partners maintains membership and relationships with key industry groups including: The ArcView Group, the Marijuana Policy Project (MPP ), the Drug Policy Alliance (DPA), the National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA), Red Estatal de Mujeres Antiprohibicionistas and Women Grow. To learn more about Electrum Partners, please visit our website at www.ElectrumPartners.com

Green Lion Partners

Green Lion Partners is a Denver based business strategy firm in the regulated cannabis industry. Founded in January 2015 by Jeffrey Zucker and Michael Bologna, GLP believes the future of this industry lies with talented but ethical and socially conscious individuals and entities. As such, they focus on partnering with or consulting for groups that espouse similar values while concurrently maintaining a high level of business acumen. The companies they have founded to date are Natural Order Supply (supply chain solutions for cultivators) and LeafList (reputation and network management for professionals) and their consulting projects focus on early entrants to cannabis; helping with business strategy, raising capital, and increasing operational efficiencies.

Viridian Capital Advisors

Viridian Capital Advisors (www.viridianca.com) is a financial and strategic advisory firm dedicated to the cannabis market. We provide market intelligence, investment banking, investor relations, and corporate development services to emerging growth companies in the cannabis sector. Our banking practice, through broker-dealer Pickwick Capital Partners, provides capital and M&A to fund the growth of our clients, while our advisory practice helps to position and build their businesses. Leveraging our team’s decades of high level operating and transactional experience on Wall Street in a variety of emerging sectors, we provide comprehensive strategic and financial solutions that assist cannabis enterprises in realizing their full potential.

New Frontier

New Frontier is the Big Data authority for the cannabis industry. Investors, operators, and market researchers rely on our unique intelligence and market insights to shape business priorities, identify opportunities, and mitigate risk. A team of industry experts, analysts, statisticians and econometricians are singularly focused on helping our clients make smart, data-based decisions that give them the competitive advantage. New Frontier is exclusively focused on the cannabis sector and committed to producing actionable intelligence that drives results.

Hoban & Feola

Hoban & Feola is Colorado's original, experienced cannabis business law firm since 2008, providing expert advice to clients in the regulated, retail marijuana dispensary system and the industrial hemp industry. As a burgeoning movement has become a multi-million dollar industry, H&F has grown with it, home to a national footprint of attorneys licensed in over a dozen states across the country with the expertise to offer clients a one-stop-shop for their rapidly expanding business legal needs.

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About Greenhouse Ventures LLC

Greenhouse Ventures LLC is business accelerator specific to ancillary startups in the cannabis industry. Our mission is to assist in building a successful and sustainable cannabis industry by accelerating the growth of startups that service the industry. Ancillary startups seeking up to $2,000,000 in seed or growth capital are accepted into the accelerator program. Ancillary product and services that are accepted include, but are not limited to: software, technology, hydroponics, growing equipment, paraphernalia, and packaging.

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