The interactive marketing and tech company will present at the CNvest: Terps and Tech startup and investor conference in San Jose, on April 9
SAN RAFAEL, Calif. – March 7, 2018 /Canna Newswire/ – The Peak Beyond (www.thepeakbeyond.com) has been named a finalist chosen to present at the CNvest: Terps and Tech cannabis industry startup and investor conference next month. The Peak Beyond will pitch an audience of accredited investors and media at the CNvest: Terps and Tech 2018 conference, taking place at the Hilton San Jose on April 9. Investors in the audience will also select a company for the standout pitch, who will receive a $10,000 cash prize.
“Our team has been working around the clock to advance our development and operations in myriad ways,” said Jeff LaPenna, CEO of The Peak Beyond. “We are solving a lot of problems in the industry and making it easier for brands to expose their products to consumers. We are quite literally placing brand’s products in the hands of prospective consumers. Our team knows that anything that helps people sell their product will succeed. The cannabis industry is the perfect proving grounds for our Interactive Smart Displays, and to date, there is still nothing else quite like it in the market.”
CNvest entries were received from startups seeking funding located across North America, from Southern California to Eastern Canada. The sixteen CNvest finalists earned top scores on a set of criteria critical in determining both a company’s market and investment potential. Entries were analyzed by cannabis industry editors, reporters and influencers whose background make them uniquely qualified to uncover aspects of businesses that could help them thrive in the complex cannabis market.
“As a journalist covering the cannabis industry, I’m always scouting for new, innovative businesses that are solving real problems, and entrepreneurs in this space who have a vision and are driven to succeed,” said author of the book Start Your Own Cannabis Business and mainstream media cannabis reporter, Javier Hasse, one of the eight CNvest: Terps and Tech judges. “Being a part of the CNvest judging team has been an eye-opening experience and I look forward to seeing all the finalists further develop and present their pitches. I hope CNvest will play an important role in these sixteen companies’ financing and market success.”
The Peak Beyond’s Interactive Smart Displays enable brands to market to consumers in a novel and information-centered way. Their innovation lies in their product recognition technology, that when a customer handles a featured product, their display automatically reacts to show all of the relevant information pertaining to that product. Interactive Marketing is a new and growing industry and The Peak Beyond is the first to market in the cannabis space.
Accredited investors wishing to attend can purchase tickets at: https://cannanewswire.co/cnvest/purchase-tickets/
About The Peak Beyond
The Peak Beyond’s vision is to revolutionize the way that retail is executed. The company’s modern, customizable smart displays utilize object recognition and touch screen technology to create an educational, interactive digital display through which customers can interact with featured products. When customers interact with products at the point of sale, they are more likely to purchase those products. By virtue of the product triggered display, The Peak Beyond witnesses sales increases in featured brands by 50-250%. The company is working to create a stronghold in the cannabis market, offering leases, advertising, and private labeled versions of their display.
About Canna Newswire and CNvest
CNvest™ is produced by Canna Newswire™, the cannabis industry’s platform for making news. The inaugural event, CNvest: Terps and Tech, is a cannabis science and technology startup and investment conference co-located with the Terpenes and Testing World Conference, April 9, 2018 in San Jose, California. CNvest’s mission is to become a leading platform for early stage cannabis startups seeking funding to network with cannabis investors and build their brands in the market. For more information visit www.cnvestevent.com.
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Karen Blondell for CNvest
Bill Stark for The Peak Beyond