Canada legalizes: Pot luck for PE?

Canada has joined Uruguay to become the second country in the world to legalize pot. What does the new federal law mean for private equity? TBD. Marijuana legalization up north did give me a reason to check in with Salveo Capital – which invests not in growers but in underlying services like testing technology for cannabis labs – to hear their two cents.

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Salveo Capital Names Advisory Board Members

Salveo Capital, an alternative investment firm specializing in the legalized cannabis space, today announced the formation of its Advisory Board comprised of a select group of professionals who will provide guidance to the firm on various strategic matters.

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Salveo Invests in PathogenDx – WSJ

Salveo is participating in the funding round with firms that include Altitude Investment Management, Panther Opportunity Fund, Canopy Ventures, Tendaji Investments, PB Venture Group, Halley Venture Partners and FlatIron Group, according to a spokesman for Salveo.

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Salveo Capital Announces Investment PathogenDx

With its cutting edge solutions and high quality products, PathogenDx represents an innovative and disruptive company that is changing the testing process for cannabis-related products as we know it,” said Jeffrey Howard, a Managing Partner at Salveo Capital. “We believe that as customers and growers continue to seek the

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How to Seize M&A Opportunities in Marijuana’s Gray Market

The conventional wisdom on Wall Street is that it’s impossible to time the market. Venture capitalists, however, know all too well that when investing in either startup companies or nascent industries, timing is everything. Nowhere is this more true, today, than in the emerging cannabis market.

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Salveo Capital Announces Investment in Flow Kana

“Flow Kana has quickly scaled its business in a relatively short time and is a perfect example of how the cannabis industry is evolving,” said Michael Gruber, a Managing Partner at Salveo Capital. “Flow Kana’s dedication and partnership with local farmers in Mendocino and Humboldt counties in California is

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