Ryan Allway April 1st, 2019 Global cannabis sales are projected to grow by 38% to US$16.9 billion from 2018 to 2019. This rapid growth... THE ARCVIEW GROUP AND MUISCA CAPITAL GROUP ANNOUNCE 1ST EVER LATIN AMERICAN CANNABIS INVESTMENT CONFERENCE ON MAY 2ND IN BOGOTA, COLOMBIA

Ryan Allway

April 1st, 2019


Global cannabis sales are projected to grow by 38% to US$16.9 billion from 2018 to 2019. This rapid growth is creating demand from global investors for exposure to this nascent, but fast maturing industry. Nowhere is this more evident than in Latin America, where there are also thriving cannabis industries in countries such as Colombia and Uruguay. Citing this demand, The Arcview Group and Muisca Capital Group, will convene leading cannabis companies and investors from Latin America and around the world for the inaugural “Cannabiz Latino Hub – Impact Investment Summit”. The event will take place in Bogotá, Colombia on May 2nd at the 5-star Hotel Tequendama.

This private invite-only summit has been designed specifically for Latin American HNWIs, family offices, institutional investors, and fund managers to learn the intricacies of this industry and engage with investment opportunities in the global medicinal and recreational legal cannabis industry.

In addition to connecting Latin American investors with investment opportunities, this summit will also provide a unique platform for leading Latin American cannabis entrepreneurs to pitch and raise capital from international investors who are seeking to deploy capital into Latin America’s most promising cannabis start-ups and established companies.

Leading cannabis executives, thought leaders, and investment experts from around the world will be in attendance. Keynote, panel discussions, and investment pitches will cover Cannabis and Latin America, The Cannabis Value Chain, Market Insights, Direct Investment Opportunities, Export Strategies, Fund Investment Opportunities, Understanding and Analyzing the Public Markets, Capital Market Financing Strategies, Risks and Regulations, World Cannabis Policy and more.

Troy Dayton, CEO of The Arcview Group adds: “The global cannabis market is exploding, and Latin America is very much a part of the story. From the thriving export industry in Colombia to the legalization pioneer in Uruguay, Latin American investors and operators will play important roles in the global cannabis industry for years to come. In Colombia, for example, some expect the industry to eventually be bigger than the coffee, flower and banana industries together. The positive socio-economic impact that the legal cannabis industry is bringing to Latin America is undeniable and we are excited to help advance it by connecting global capital with opportunities in Latin America.”

Carol Ortega, Founding and Managing Director at Muisca Capital Group adds “With a population of more than 600 million inhabitants, the Latin American legal cannabis market is expected to be worth USD$13 billion by 2028. This is an emerging industry that was a source of conflict and war but has now become a unique opportunity to be a generator of wealth, diversity and inclusion in our communities. What’s missing, however, is a vibrant venture capital community to help propel Latin American cannabis companies to the next level and compete internationally. That is why we are so proud to pioneer the Latin American cannabis venture capital scene and provide these emerging companies with opportunities for growth capital. And there is no better place than to start then in Colombia, a country with a legal cannabis market that has attracted more than USD$220MM in foreign investment up to date, and where legalization of cannabis means peace and inclusion”

About The Arcview Group Founded in 2010, The Arcview Group is responsible for a number of groundbreaking ventures in the cannabis industry. The Arcview Investor Network has helped more than 1,200 investors place $200 million+ behind 190 companies. Arcview Market Research has published over 20 reports analyzing and forecasting the rapidly evolving cannabis space, and the flagship annual report, The State of Legal Marijuana Markets, has become the industry standard for market analysis and data in the sector. In 2015 Arcview became a partner in Canopy, the first seed-stage mentor-driven business accelerator. Arcview is also co-founder of Cannasure Insurance Services, the leading provider of business insurance to the cannabis industry. The Arcview Venture Fund is focused on providing growth and expansion capital to best-of-breed cannabis companies. Forbes Magazine recently named Arcview among the top 5 financial firms in the cannabis sector. Learn more at arcviewgroup.com.

About Muisca Capital Group Headquartered in California USA, Muisca Capital is the first Latino investment management firm supporting initiatives in the legal cannabis industry, through a combination of events, acquisitions, business incubation and venture capital. Our target is to build a portfolio of leading Latin American companies that will shape premium cannabis brands worldwide. Muisca Capital Group has created a financial vehicle valued at USD$70MM in order to mobilize investment in LATAM. Muisca Capital has chosen to start its operation in LATAM through the Colombian cannabis market given its maturity and leadership in the region. The firm expects to close its USD$9MM seed capital round next May 2nd at Cannabiz Latino HUB and will start deploying capital soon thereafter to leading companies in Colombia.

Ryan Allway

About Ryan Allway

Mr. Allway has over a decade of experience in the financial markets as both a private investor and financial journalist. He has been actively involved in the cannabis industry since its inception, covering public and private companies.


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