Over 100 start-ups will be selected to showcase their products and initiatives throughout Cannabiz Summit World. Start-ups based across all verticals of the medical cannabis supply chain will receive advantageous exposure on the expo floor, with access to a small booth, as well as proximity to top investors and mentors. Each start-up will also be invited to attend lavish networking dinners and additionally will benefit from online opportunities through the Cannabiz Summit World website. However, only the judges’ top ten will make it to the pitch stage during the final leg of the Summit. Expect the competition to be fierce with so many investors to impress!
Participants Get The Following:
Experience the Expo floor
Benefit from a chance to mingle with prestigious industry leaders through an invitation to attend premium networking events during and around Cannabiz Summit World.
Present your project on stage to the judges and audience. Each of the 10 finalists will benefit from stage time at the Startup Pitch, including an opportunity to meet the investors on stage.
Receive invaluable space across Cannabiz Summit World media. Take part in interviews and share your company news in our magazines, website and email newsletters.
Free consultancy and potential leads from leading industry veterans are much coveted prizes for any start-up looking to make their mark. Benefit from canny advice and encouragement from successful stalwarts of the industry.
Meet the JUDGES
Founder - BH Synergy Group
Co-Founder - Brown's Pharmacy
Strategic Advisor - Civilized Worldwide
Mark’s understanding of the cannabis sector, unique approach to business and strong relationships have positioned him as a well-connected player in the cannabis financing space. As strategic advisorto Civilized Worldwide, he has successfully secured millions in capital investment. Previously, as CFO for Panag PharmaInc,Markhelpedtosecureastrategicpartnership with, and subsequently sold Panag to TBP in May 2019. AsCFO for Robinson’s Cannabis, he executed $3M in debt financing and helped secureitsacquisition by Auxly.Mark is a partner in Lit Capital, is a strategic advisor to Thalys (SHA: 603716),advisesiCAN investment advisory board, along with multiple other operations.
Senior Managing Partner
Michael Adler brings over 20 years working with emerging growth companies from Inception to Exit. He is currently a Senior Managing Partner at 7PointsHire and AC Lion International, Talent Advisory firms. Mr. Adler Leverages a background in Investment Banking (BofA Securities and TD Securities) and Venture Capital, completing over 50 deals and over $8 Billion in capital raised. He is currently a strategic and operational advisor to multiple companies in the Cannabis space including Sparqlife and California CBD and is an industry speaker, angel investor, mentor and avid surfer.
STARTUP PITCH 2019
Citizen Grown has invented the leading automated-growing technology on the market. Forbes described it as “the BMW of cannabis cultivation units.” Citizen Grown enables people in California (where this is legislated for) to grow a pound (or more) of high-quality cannabis every three months – cannabis by the people, for the people.
Dabeshet develops technologies to answer precise patient needs. They are developing the first ever device to fully medicalize and standardize medical cannabis consumption. Dabeshet’s head product is a cannabis vaporizer with new technological features that separates it from the current products on the market.
DispoBuds is a technology/app platform operating in the medical cannabis industry in the greater Toronto area. Our application platform allows patients to choose cannabis from a dispensary that is local or conveniently located in their neighborhood. Once the order is placed through the application, local drivers, already in the driving/sharing economy, will take confirmation of the order, proceed to the pick up location, acquire the already paid product and deliver it straight to the customer.
Evergreen Pacific Insurance Corporation (Evergreen Pacific) is an insurance product developer and brokerage, which owns and operates a captive marketing and sales distribution channel. The company’s ecosystem of companies focuses on the comprehensive needs of the alternative healthcare consumer. Founded in January of 2018, Evergreen Pacific is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.
GrowDirector is an Israeli company in which a team of experienced agriculturists and a team of IT developers work together to make cultivation easy and fun for everyone.We aim to provide unique technology with an extremely easy-to-use interface, enabling every grower to handle it. We are committed to developing high quality systems at an affordable price.