Speakers: Jake Hoffberg & Mitch Baruchowitz
Duration: 1 hour 19 minutes
Summary: Merida is a cannabis-focused private equity firm. Since 2016, they’ve invested into over 40 companies and manage nearly $300 million in assets across their three funds, managed co-investments, and SPAC they’ve launched.
In this extended interview, we take a deep dive into Mitch Baruchowitz’s unique view on the cannabis markets, and why he believes its the most exciting opportunity he’s ever seen as an investor and entrepreneur.
Guest Speaker Bio: Mitch Baruchowitz is managing partner at Merida Capital Partners. Merida Capital Partners is a private equity fund targeting fundamental growth drivers underpinning the rapid development of the cannabis industry. Its investment thesis focuses on products and services associated with the evolution of cannabis as an agricultural product, a natural plant-based medicine, a constituent in pharmaceutical formulations, and a recreational consumer product.