Viridian Capital Advisors Launches The Viridian Cannabis Investor Series

NEW YORK, Dec. 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via PRWEB – Viridian Capital Advisors, a financial and strategic advisory firm dedicated to the cannabis marketplace, is pleased to announce the launch of a series of investor events. Entitled Investing in the Emerging Cannabis Industry While Managing Risk, these invite-only events will explore the opportunities and risks in this growing multi-billion-dollar industry as well as provide perspective and guidance on the pertinent questions that investors should ask when considering investing in this emerging market. For more information on these events, go to kickoff investor symposium will be held on January 13, 2016 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 Capital Advisors 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, come 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 CEOs 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?Biotechnology/PharmaceuticalsRetail (Dispensaries)CultivationAgricultural TechnologyInfused Products and ExtractsConsumption DevicesSecurityTesting LaboratoriesSoftware and MediaPackaging and LabelingFor more information on attending or presenting at this Viridian Symposium, please contact Bill Livermore at (917) 620-0774 or wjl33(at)me(dot)com.About Viridian Capital AdvisorsViridian 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.Viridian Capital Advisors Press ContactQualified members of the media are invited to register as press for the Viridian Cannabis Investor Series. To request a press badge, contact Bill Livermore at (917) 620-0774 or wjl33(at)me(dot)com.*NOTE: NO SECURITIES WILL BE OFFERED DURING THE SYMPOSIUM.Broker-Dealer Services Provided Through Pickwick Capital Partners, LLC A Member of FINRA and SIPCThis article was originally distributed on PRWeb. For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit Capital Advisors
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