Cannabis Venture Capital Fund

Cannabis Venture Capital Fund

Cannabis venture capital fund with Ross O’Brien, Founder & CEO of Bonaventure Equity, LLC. Bonaventure Equity is a cannabis venture capital fund and runs the Cannabis Dealmakers Summit, a series of industry conferences and investment forums. Ross sits on the boards of the Green Ignition Ventures, Florida’s first cannabis accelerator, and CannaMexico and is author of “Cannabis Capital” the first book on cannabis venture capital for Entrepreneur Press. His broad spectrum of private company expertise ranges from starting and operating high growth businesses, to leading numerous Venture Capital, & Private Equity transactions, advising on Mergers & Acquisitions, raising capital and corporate finance internationally.

In his book Cannabis Capital: How To Get Your Business Funded In The Cannabis Economy he states that: “Raising capital, like any other core business function, requires technical knowledge, a strategic plan, strong execution and an ability to handle a lot of rejection – the added challenges and popularity of the cannabis company means that you need to create a professional pitch that really sets you apart from your competitors.” Ross worked on Wall Street with a boutique N.Y. Investment banking firm was a Manager at Geller & Company and an Assistant Vice President at JP Morgan Chase. He holds an MBA from Fordham University and a BS in Business Marketing Management from Ferris State University. He also holds his Series 79 and 63 securities licenses.