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Invest in Cannabis Companies

Exclusive Invite-Only Event for Accredited Investors

September 16 – 18, 2018  |  The Westin Michigan Avenue Chicago

If you are an Arcview member, you may register for the Chicago event here.

5 Reasons why you should attend

 
 

1.

Participate in an exclusive event

Connect with industry experts and key leaders in an intimate gathering where you receive answers to your questions, and form solid industry relationships.

 
 

2.

Introductions to companies and people that matter to you

Meet a curated group of early to growth stage companies actively seeking capital. You will also be connected with other high net worth investors so that you can share investment ideas and due diligence.

 
 

3.

Hear live company pitches – Shark-Tank Style

Uncover future Fortune 500 companies from amongst the pre-selected companies, and learn from our panel of experts as they challenge their pitches.

 
 

4.

Practical information from key note presentations and workshops

Investment veterans will separate out the reality from the hype and you’ll discover the critical questions you must ask any cannabis company before making your investments.

 
 

5.

Uncover investment ideas ahead of the institutions

You will have early mover advantage, and be positioned before the tidal wave of institutional and retail money hits. Constellation Brands and Diageo are only the start.

Although our events are reserved exclusively for members, we grant accredited investors with the right credentials an opportunity to experience all the benefits of the Arcview Investor Network and our industry leading events. Membership provides access to:
 
Our network of resources including personal introductions to industry experts
 
A proprietary online deal platform and curated deal flow in this very noisy industry
 
A dedicated representative to help source deals which fit your investment profile
 
Bi-weekly webinar pitches with new companies chosen through our selection process
 
Discounted market research reports to aid with your due diligence performance
 
Pre-qualification to attend future North American Arcview Investor Forums (5 per year)
Although our events are reserved exclusively for members, we grant accredited investors with the right credentials an opportunity to experience all the benefits of the Arcview Investor Network and our industry leading events. Membership provides access to:
 
Our network of resources including personal introductions to industry experts
 
A proprietary online deal platform and curated deal flow in this very noisy industry
 
A dedicated representative to help source deals which fit your investment profile
 
Bi-weekly webinar pitches with new companies chosen through our selection process
 
Discounted market research reports to aid with your due diligence performance
 
Pre-qualification to attend future North American Arcview Investor Forums (5 per year)

Keynote Speakers

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Adam Bierman
CEO, MedMen Enterprises

Hear how Adam conquered the most cutthroat market in cannabis, expanded to multiple states and grew his company to a $1bn+ valuation. Interested in licensing deals? You’ll also learn how the dispensary titan inked an exclusive deal to use the ‘Woodstock’ name on a new line of cannabis products.

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Vivien Azer
Managing Director, Cowen

On the heels of Constellation’s $4 billion investment into Canopy Growth, Vivien will explain everything you need to know about the emerging cannabis beverage market. Don’t miss her keynote, followed by a panel she’ll moderate with infused beverage companies Two Roots and Province Brands.

Featured Speakers

Steve DeAngelo
President
Arcview
Steve Hawkins
Executive Director
MPP
AC Braddock
CEO
Eden Labs
Tom Adams
Managing Director
BDS Analytics
Charlie Bachtell
CEO
Cresco Labs
Michael Hayford
CEO
Lighthouse Strategies
John Kagia
EVP of Industry Analytics
New Frontier Data
Dooma Wendschuh
CEO
Province
Jeanne Sullivan
General Partner
Arcview
Brian Sheng
General Partner
Arcview

ARCVIEW IS A TRUSTED THOUGHT LEADER AND THE #1 CITED FIRM IN THE SECTOR.

ARCVIEW IS A TRUSTED THOUGHT LEADER AND THE #1 CITED FIRM IN THE SECTOR.

Our members have invested more than $200 million in over 190 companies.

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Eaze

On-Demand Delivery

Since participation in a seed round by Arcview members, Eaze has reached a valuation above $100M with follow-on rounds by top Silicon Valley VC’s.

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Mirth Provisions

Cannabis-Infused Drinks

Mirth Provisions raised $1.8M from Arcview members (one of whom now serves on their board) and was awarded the Arcview Winner’s Fund investment.

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Dipstick Vapes

Innovative Vape Products

Dipstick Vapes was acquired by investors who used their Arcview connections and capital to scale the business and expand its product offering.

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Sparc

High-End Cannabis Store

Raising $1.1M from Arcview members, SPARC used the proceeds to expand their retail and cultivation operations beyond a single location in San Francisco.

Our members have invested more than $200 million in over 190 companies.

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Eaze

On-Demand Delivery

Since participation in a seed round by Arcview members, Eaze has reached a valuation above $100M with follow-on rounds by top Silicon Valley VC’s.

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Mirth Provisions

Cannabis-Infused Drinks

Mirth Provisions raised $1.8M from Arcview members (one of whom now serves on their board) and was awarded the Arcview Winner’s Fund investment.

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Dipstick Vapes

Innovative Vape Products

Dipstick Vapes was acquired by investors who used their Arcview connections and capital to scale the business and expand its product offering.

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Sparc

High-End Cannabis Store

Raising $1.1M from Arcview members, SPARC used the proceeds to expand their retail and cultivation operations beyond a single location in San Francisco.

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Event Itinerary

  • Sep. 16
    7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

    Kick-Off Reception

    Everyone registered for the Forum is invited to attend our Welcoming Reception at the Westin Michigan Avenue Hotel. Expect light appetizers and excellent conversation to kick off your Forum experience.

  • Sep. 17
    7:30 AM – 9:00 AM

    Arcview Women’s Investment Network (A-WIN) Breakfast

    Come join the women of Arcview for a meet-up to discuss activating women as investors in the cannabis industry. Sponsored by CWCBExpo.

  • Sep. 17
    8:00 AM – 9:00 AM

    Registration Open, Breakfast, Networking

    At 8:00 am, we will begin registration for Day 1 of the Investor Pitch Forum. Be sure to arrive early to allow time for check-in before the program promptly begins at 9:00 am.

  • Sep. 17
    9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

    Main Stage Programming

    Enjoy presentations from the inspiring companies in our network, special guest speakers & panel discussions among leading industry experts.

  • Sep. 17
    4:00 PM – 6:30 PM

    Afternoon Workshop

    Canopy JumpStart Investor Q&A Session Hosted by Patrick Rea Canopy Alumni

    Investing in Cannabis: Making Sense of the Nonsense

  • Sep. 18
    7:30 AM – 10:00 AM

    Investor Pitch Forum Day 2

    Registration and breakfast

  • Sep. 18
    8:00 AM – 9:30 AM

    Morning Workshop Breakout

    Eden Labs Deep Dive Series: From the Ground Up. Creating the Cannabis Industry

    Part 2 of 3 – This is the second in a 3-part series of workshops. Part 3 will build upon this discussion and will be hosted at our next Investor Forum.

  • Sep. 18
    10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

    Main Stage Programming

    Arcview will bring you another round of pitches and panel discussions from industry innovators, leaders & passionate advocates.

  • Sep. 18
    4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

    Due Diligence Workshop

    Afternoon workshop hosted by Jeanne M. Sullivan, Arcview Ventures, Breeze Investing Team, and long time venture capital investor.

  • Sep. 18
    8:00 PM – 11:30 PM

    The Official Arcview After Party

    Each person who attends the daytime forum may RSVP themselves plus one guest for the after party reception. To RSVP please complete your main Arcview registration form with the proper information for yourself and your guest, if you choose to bring one. Space is limited. If you are not registered you may not be able to attend.

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