CEO Interviews

Nov
14
Ascend Q3 2022 Earnings Review with Daniel Neville, Interim Co-CEO and CFO

Ascend Q3 2022 Earnings Review with Daniel Neville, Interim Co-CEO and CFO

Ascend is a leading US multi-state operator that reported better-than-expected revenue and adjusted EBITDA for the third quarter. I interviewed Daniel Neville, Co-CEO and CFO to discuss the robust results.
3 min read
Nov
11
Interview with Brady Cobb, Founder and CEO of Sunburn

Interview with Brady Cobb, Founder and CEO of Sunburn

This week I interviewed Brady Cobb, Founder, and CEO of Sunburn, a new Florida-based operator. We discussed why to invest in Florida cannabis and the unique approach Sunburn is taking in the Sunshine State.
2 min read
Aug
18
Interview With Abner Kurtin, CEO of Ascend Wellness Holdings

Interview With Abner Kurtin, CEO of Ascend Wellness Holdings

We discuss what drove the strong second quarter, what happened with their deal for MedMen's New York assets and opportunities for federal progress. The conversation concludes with Abner sharing what factors he would consider when building a cannabis-investment portfolio.
1 min read
Apr
28
Interview with Khiron CEO Alvaro Torres: Medical Cannabis In Latin America

Interview with Khiron CEO Alvaro Torres: Medical Cannabis In Latin America

My favorite segment was talking about how they are transitioning from treating chronic pain with cannabis versus opioids. This hits home with me, as my dad is having great results using cannabis for his Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome. Khiron is seeing similar outcomes.
1 min read
Apr
20
Interview with Weedmaps CEO Chris Beals: Amazon Meets Shopify Meets Cannabis

Interview with Weedmaps CEO Chris Beals: Amazon Meets Shopify Meets Cannabis

For investors seeking cannabis exposure in a NASDAQ-listed stock, Weedmaps is an excellent option.
1 min read
Apr
11
Interview with Ascend CEO Abner Kurtin: To The Frustrated Cannabis Investor

Interview with Ascend CEO Abner Kurtin: To The Frustrated Cannabis Investor

In one of my favorite episodes, we discuss how Illinois’ cannabis markets are evolving, New Jersey’s slow transition to adult use, and what is happening with New York and MedMen. We conclude with Abner's message for frustrated cannabis investors.
1 min read
Feb
28
AdvisorShares Poseidon Dynamic Cannabis ETF CEO Interview

AdvisorShares Poseidon Dynamic Cannabis ETF CEO Interview

The interview covers PSDN’s investment approach, the creative structuring that allows the ETF to be listed on the NYSE, what to expect from the leverage component, and their 2022 outlook.
1 min read
Feb
02
Interview With Schwazze CEO, Justin Dye

Interview With Schwazze CEO, Justin Dye

I had a great time interviewing Justin Dye, CEO of Schwazze. Justin's midwestern values shine through, and you can see how his experience in running grocery stores is reflected in Schwazze's mindful spending and thoughtful expansion.
1 min read
Jan
03
My Conversation With HempFusion CEO Jason Mitchell - Cannabis Without THC

My Conversation With HempFusion CEO Jason Mitchell - Cannabis Without THC

HempFusion is the only dedicated CBD exposure in the highly regarded $MSOS ETF. The stock is down over 90% in the last year, largely due to political stalemates and slow-moving regulatory changes. With some progress in ’22, it could be due for a rebound.
1 min read
Nov
15
De-Risking Cannabis: My Conversation With Greenlane Holdings CEO Nick Kovacevich

De-Risking Cannabis: My Conversation With Greenlane Holdings CEO Nick Kovacevich

A classic example of the "pick and shovel story", Greenlane is a great way to get exposure to cannabis, without the complications of investing in plant-touching businesses.
1 min read