About Ross O'Brien
Ross O’Brien is the Founder and CEO of cannabis venture capital firm Bonaventure Equity and of the Cannabis Dealmakers Summit event series. O'Brien is the author of Cannabis Capital, the first book to be published on cannabis venture capital.
Areas of Expertise
Books By Ross O'Brien
How to Get Your Business Funded in the Cannabis Economy
More From Ross O'Brien
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A top cannabis investor explains how to tailor your business presentation so top decision makers like him take notice.
The words I consistently hear on the lips of most cannabis CEOs and founders: Simplify, save, and sell.
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If you're considering raising funding for your cannabis business, be sure to calculate the risk that's involved in making it a success. It'll be one of the first things potential investors want to know.
Follow this expert advice to create a business plan that proves you know what you're doing and can start and grow a profitable cannabis business.
Don't neglect the business of managing these four key areas - or you may see your dreams of entrepreneurship go up in smoke.
Find out what Uncle Sam's put in place to protect your business and what new legislation could be coming down the pike.
Not all VCs are interested in cannabis companies. But some are. Find out who may be interested in helping to fund your cannabis venture.
Knowing how and when your venture should try to attract funding is half the battle. Learn more about the different stages of the funding lifecycle.
For cannabis companies seeking capital, these five R's are essential.