Cannabis Capital Forum

  • December 07, 2018
  • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM


A Data-Driven Overview of the Cannabis Industry.

Provided by

Jamul Jadamba

  on behalf of BDS Analytics

 the leading cannabis industry data analytics firm, which 
 provides the emerging cannabis industry the kind of sophisticated,
sales-based data that is common in more established industries, 
enabling market research and consumer behavior to drive
decision-making for new product 
development, inventory and branding.




The Cannabis Investment Market

Harrison Phillips

Vice President, Viridian Capital Advisors

 Viridian Capital Advisors, LLC, a leading cannabis industry

 investment bank, publishes the Viridian Cannabis Deal Tracker

and the Viridian Cannabis Stock Index.  Mr. Philips currently
 leads Viridian's data collection and analysis projects.

Presenting Companies

Applied DNA Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:APDN), a Long Island-based technology company, has developed a unique DNA-based technology for tracking cannabis.

TO Pharma LLC is developing a leading global pharmaceutical company commercializing cannabinoid-based therapies in FDA-regulated

clinical indications and in select OTC markets. 

The Blinc Group, LLC advises a wide range of industry entrants regarding their vape and related brands and sources, and is developing its own proprietary line of vape products. 

Airo Brands, Inc. distributes superior branded, technologically advanced consumer cannabis and CBD products, including a revolutionary closed vaporizer and cartridge system.

First Jersey Cannabis Corporation is conducting a Reg A+ offering to finance its acquisition of southern New Jersey cultivation facilities to exploit the anticipated opportunities in the New Jersey market upon legalization and licensing. 


Aromafloria markets and sells a line of hemp-derived CBD health and beauty aid products.  

Investor Panelists

Jon Trauben, Altitude Investment Partners


Jon is a partner in Altitude Investment Partners, a leading cannabis investment fund. With a 25-year record as a seasoned commercial and real estate, capital markets and finance executive, he brings a wealth of experience and management expertise as a cannabis investor, association member, mentor and board member to several of his fund's portfolio companies.  Jon has held senior positions on Wall Street while at Barclays, Credit Suisse, Cantor Fitzgerald and Hunt Companies where he was a business leader, lender, trader and investor. While at Barclays and Credit Suisse he was a Managing Director and senior member of the real estate finance groups and was involved in more than $50 billion of transactions.  

Jeffrey E. Finkle, Viridian Members Fund

Jeff was named one of the "25 Angel Investors in New York You Need to Know" by AlleyWatch in 2014. He has been a venture investor for ten years, an angel investor for eight years. Jeff is presently Co-founder of the Viridian Members Fund, the first member-managed fund in cannabis. He is also a Managing Member of Viridian Ventures and serves as Chairman of the Evaluation Committee and Treasurer of the ARC Angel Fund. Jeff has been actively advising startups at Reitler Advisory Group and publishes insights to his blog He is a frequent panelist, speaker, and judge on venture investing and pitch competitions in NY.

Tamara Totah, The Flatiron Venture Group:


Tamara is the CEO of the Flatiron Venture Group, an investment fund focused on the cannabis industry. As a serial entrepreneur who started her career in private equity, Tamara brings years of operational experience combined with an investor's perspective.




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