innovators and investors
CNvest: Terps and Tech
Hilton San Jose at the McEnery Convention Center
A new kind of cannabis industry investment event
NETWORKING INNOVATION AND INVESTMENT
Working with leading cannabis investors and industry influencers, CNvest will identify 16 of the most compelling and innovative startups for a one-day showcase that will also offer attendees opportunities to meet with entrepreneurs, explore hot sectors of this expanding market, and identify its emerging trends. CNvest is a fun, educational event with ample opportunities for networking.
The CNvest: Terps and Tech investor event will focus on cannabis science and technology startups, or companies whose primary products or services are science or technology based.
Monday, April 9, 2018
Hilton San Jose
at the McEnery Convention Center
300 Almaden Boulevard
San Jose, CA 95113
Your pitch could be worth
After the final pitch, investors in the audience will vote to select their Best of Show startup.
This company will bring home a $10,000 prize!
Who should apply?
If your company is a cannabis (including hemp) science or technology company seeking funding, you should consider applying to CNvest: Terps and Tech. CNvest is looking to present 16 investment-worthy startups to an audience of investors planning near-term investments in cannabis science or technology businesses. Applications are open to:
- US or Canadian companies
- Founded on or after January 1, 2015
- Have raised at least $50,000 (US) from one or more accredited investors
- But have not yet raised more than $1.5 million (US)
- And have not yet closed a Series A funding round
CNvest for Cannabis Startups
Not just a pitch slam, but an entire program developed to augment brand-building, draw attention to startups seeking funding, match startups to investor audiences interested in near-term investments in their respective business sectors, and refine their investor pitches. Startups move through a tiered judging process from application to semi-finalists to the 16 finalists that present on the CNvest stage. A startup arena allows more companies to share their business vision with investors throughout the day, while all accepted applicants will have access to other online marketing activities.
CNvest for Investors
CNvest investor events strive to give investors deeper insights into the rapidly expanding legal cannabis market, exploring the hot emerging sectors within it that possess compelling investment opportunities. At CNvest: Terps and Tech, investors will delve deeper into four cannabis science and technology industry sectors as 16 startups from among the best examples from each sector present their companies and investor pitches. The CNvest investor events give investors opportunities to interact with additional startups seeking funding and network with industry peers.
CNvest: Terps and Tech Judges Include
Among the types of companies we're looking for:
- Vertical farming
- Grow lighting
- Tissue culturing
- Cultivation technologies
- Sensors and imaging
- Precision agriculture
- Extraction systems
- Vaporizers and atomizers
- Genetics technologies
- Testing technologies
- Grading systems
- Compliance technologies
- Block chain
- Payments, finance and banking
- Medical cannabis advances
- Research technologies
These are only examples of the wide variety of cannabis science and technology sectors, and there are many more. CNvest: Terps and Tech is open to companies across all areas of science and technology research and development.
CNvest - Terps and Tech Advisory Board
Updated on 2018-02-17T21:37:37+00:00, by .