Subsidiary to Focus on Investing in the Ever-Emerging Cannabis Sector
TORONTO, Sept. 27, 2018 /CNW/ - Cannvas MedTech Inc. ("Cannvas" or the "Company") (CSE: MTEC) (Frankfurt: 3CM), a leading business technology company in the cannabis space, is pleased to announce the formation of Cannvas Cannabis Acquisitions Corp., a wholly-owned subsidiary with a focus on investment and acquisition in the expanding global cannabis sector.
"The North American cannabis market has emerged as an economic force and there are many investment opportunities that support this important sector," said Steve Loutskou, Chief Operating Officer, Global Markets, Cannvas MedTech Inc. "With the legalization of cannabis only weeks away, we are positioning our Company to leverage our broad network and extensive knowledge of the sector to take action when opportunities present themselves. Technology is the most obvious business where we will focus our attention, but because ancillary businesses and verticals are growing at unprecedented rates there are numerous opportunities that look interesting."
Cannvas Cannabis Acquisitions seeks to complement Cannvas' current product offering through continuous development, strategic investments and acquisitions in the cannabis sector. Related companies may include, but are not limited to:
Marketing and design
Food and nutraceuticals
Regulation and enforcement
New product development
Cultivation related equipment
Gear and paraphernalia
Retail stores & dispensaries
Cannabis research sources calculate legal pot sales in North America climbed approximately 33% in 2017 to almost $10 billion, and project annual sales will grow to $25 billion by 2021. In a 2017 study, Deloitte estimates the size of the ancillary cannabis market to be approximately 2.5 times the size of the actual cannabis cultivation market.
About Cannvas MedTech Inc. Cannvas MedTech is a leading business technology company in the cannabis space. We design and build customer-centric solutions that enable our partners to harness the power of data to truly understand their customers, industry, and key business drivers.
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