The Viridian Cannabis Investor Symposium

New York City

NEW YORK, Dec. 3, 2015 /CNW/ - You are cordially invited to attend the Viridian Cannabis Investor Symposium, entitled Investing in the Emerging Cannabis Industry While Managing Risk, taking place on January 13, 2016 in New York City. Viridian Capital Advisors, a financial and strategic advisory firm dedicated to the cannabis marketplace, and, a leading financial news source and data portal designed to connect self-directed investors with emerging growth and innovative companies, are pleased to announce the launch of a new series of investor events designed to provide comprehensive coverage of the cannabis marketplace.

This invite-only event is the first in an investor series co-hosted by Viridian Capital Advisors, a financial and strategic advisory firm dedicated to the cannabis market, and

The investor symposium will be held at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice, an international leader in educating for justice. The college brings together Pulitzer Prize-winning faculty and undergraduate/graduate students in diverse liberal arts disciplines to engage with issues of justice and diversity. The John Jay College of Criminal Justice is located on 59th Street between 10th and 11th Avenues, southwest of the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.

This event follows the Viridian Cannabis Investor Conference held in June of this year, which welcomed nearly 400 investors to the first-ever cannabis investor conference held in New York City.

"The legal cannabis industry is not just a social movement but also a business and financial revolution. Approximately $2.7 billion of cannabis was sold legally in 2014, and there are currently more than 250 public cannabis companies trading on various markets worldwide," said Scott Greiper, President of Viridian Capital Advisors. "With this opportunity, however, comes risks that are particular to the nature of the cannabis industry. These conferences will provide qualified investors and industry leaders with a platform to identify investment opportunities in the sector while properly managing business and personal risk."

Learn from Viridian analysts as well as industry executives, investors, and thought leaders as they discuss:

  • Which sectors of the cannabis industry have an attractive investment profile and which should you avoid?
  • How has Wall Street reacted to the cannabis sector?
  • Which sectors are showing the fastest growth and attracting the most capital?
  • What are the valuations and terms for current capital raises and M&A transactions in the industry?
  • What are the key drivers of growth in the industry and what are the main challenges?
  • How are federal and state legal and legislative policies affecting investment decisions in the industry?

The Viridian Cannabis Investor Symposium will also include presentations from leading companies in multiple sectors of the cannabis industry followed by a series of smaller more intimate meetings with the CEOs of presenting companies.

Examples of cannabis sectors to be represented include:

  • Biotechnology/Pharmaceuticals
  • Consumption Devices
  • Retail (Dispensaries) 
  • Security
  • Cultivation
  • Testing Laboratories 
  • Agricultural Technology
  • Software and Media
  • Infused Products and Extracts
  • Packaging and Labeling

Availability is limited. Attendance is on a first-come, first-serve basis.

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About is a leading financial news source for emerging growth and innovation companies. Designed as an advanced financial data portal and social content network, is aimed at connecting self-directed investors with the world's most innovative and undiscovered companies. Through its in-depth coverage of the equities markets, comprehensive research, issuer products, and dynamic events, provides the content, tools, and insights to drive tomorrow's investment relationships, opportunities, and visibility for underserved yet fast growing private and publicly traded companies.

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About Viridian Capital Advisors

Viridian Capital Advisors ( is a financial and strategic advisory firm dedicated to the cannabis market. We provide market intelligence, investment banking, investor relations, and corporate development services to emerging growth companies in the cannabis sector. Our banking practice, through broker-dealer Pickwick Capital Partners, provides capital and M&A to fund the growth of our clients, while our advisory practice helps to position and build their businesses. Leveraging our team's decades of high level operating and transactional experience on Wall Street in a variety of emerging sectors, we provide comprehensive strategic and financial solutions that assist cannabis enterprises in realizing their full potential.


Broker-Dealer Services Provided by Pickwick Capital Partners, LLC – Member FINRA SIPC

SOURCE Viridian Capital Advisors

For further information: regarding the Viridian Cannabis Investor Symposium, contact Bill Livermore at (917) 620-0774 or


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