Cheech Marin & Cannabis10x Bring Shark Tank to Cannabis with Virtual Capital Pitch Event on Sept 26.
TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 15, 2020 /AxisWire/ Cannabis 10X, the #1 source for cannabis businesses for sale, today announced that the launch of Retail Alchemy, a brand-new virtual cannabis pitch event.
Cannabis 10X is on a mission to quickly find the most effective cannabis businesses with the express goal to 10x their growth by providing capital, strategic partnerships, and franchise strategies to the strongest industry leaders they can find.
Following on the heels of the success of their previous event, “Build A Better Mousetrap”, Technology and Innovation” on July 18, 2020, the event will feature hundreds of accredited high net worth investors, two dozen leading cannabis brands, a collection of esteemed industry veterans and leaders as speakers.
Cannabis icon and pioneer Cheech Marin will join Cannabis10X Co-Founders, Jason Tropf and Holly Ford, in delivering the keynote remarks.
For the companies participating, this event could prove to be a watershed moment for their brand. Regardless of whether they present to pitch or get a virtual booth, the exposure that this event will provide for brands will most likely surpass the network they’ve built hitherto.
With dozens of high net worth investors and CEO’s from multiple verticals and countries seeking strategic partners, this event may prove to be the catalyst that many of these participating brands need to get their cannabis business off the ground.
What to expect:
“Retail Alchemy” – On September 26, 15 international businesses will vie for the Cannabis Crown as they pitch their brands to industry insiders and leaders. Each brand will present a short elevator pitch to a panel of judges, followed by a rapid fire Q&A by the judges and an audience poll to determine the winner.
Preliminaries – On September 16th, 40 brands will present a 2-minute elevator pitch to established judges who will then select the top 15 finalists to graduate to the finals.
Finals – On Sept 26th, those 15 finalists will present to the panel of judges and the entire audience of accredited investors, strategic partners and acquisition teams, followed by a rapid-fire Q&A by the judges. Audience votes will reveal the final winner who will be awarded the Cannabis Crown.
“We love the event for its levity and fun, but in truth, we are all, collectively, graced with an unprecedented opportunity to empower humanity to protect their own health, consciousness and reality.” Ford states; “We take that opportunity very seriously.”
- Keynote – Cheech Marin, Cheech and Chong
Cannabis icon Cheech Marin, famously known for embodying one half of the hilariously irreverent stoner comedy duo Cheech and Chong, knows a thing or two about cannabis. Which is why he thought it only fair to develop his own personal brand of curated cannabis, and with this he presents “Cheech’s Private Stash,” a little piece of paradise for the connoisseur of pleasurable living.
- Speaker – CY Scott, CEO & CO-Founder, Headset
Cy Scott was a co-founder of Leafly, the wildly popular cannabis strain exploration app. Cy and his co-founders left Leafly in 2015 and founded Headset. Headset has its sights set on helping cannabis cultivators and retailers use data to make educated decisions to help their business.
- Speaker – Kiran SIdhu, CEO & Director Halo Labs
Kiran is a seasoned cannabis executive, serial entrepreneur and former M&A banker. Kiran has been Director of Halo Labs producing over 4 million grams of product since inception. Prior to cannabis, Mr. Sidhu was the Chairman, CEO and Founder of Transact Network, a leading EU electronic money institution which was sold to Bancorp (NYSE:TBBK) in 2011. Kiran was previously the CFO of On Stage Entertainment (NASDAQ:ONST) which he help lead to a NASDAQ IPO.
- Speaker – Adam Crabtree, CEO & Founder, NCS Analytics
Adam Crabtree is the Founder and CEO of NCS Analytics, Inc (NCS), headquartered in Denver, Colorado. Currently NCS has over 1,700 licensed marijuana businesses under continual monitoring, providing one of the largest, most diverse datasets in the RegTech industry.
- Jason Tropf, Cannabis 10x Founder & CEO
- Holly Ford, Cannabis 10X Founder & Vision Leader
To submit your brand contact email@example.com. Brands that are chosen to pitch receive VIP tickets for their full team and a branded exhibitor booth to add video, pitch decks, images and team members.
For pitch decks, accredited investors can contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Click here to reserve your tickets
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