In this Part 6, Green sits down with Fabian Monaco, CEO of Gage Cannabis, to learn more about the Michigan market, what he looks for in cultivation partners and his criteria for geographical expansion.
In this article, Aaron Green sits down with Rob Sechrist, President of Pelorus Equity Group and Manager of the Pelorus Fund to learn more about value-add lending and to get his perspective on recent trends in the cannabis industry. While most cannabis private equity lenders focus on real estate acquisition and refinancing, Pelorus has leveraged its experience in more than 5,000 transactions of varying size and complexity to offer value-add loans, a rarity in the industry.
In this series, Aaron Green sits down and interviews a number of integrated cannabis companies and flower brands. In this Part 7, Green sits down with Max Goldstein, CEO of Union Electric and Founding Partner at OpenNest Labs, to learn more about his asset-light model for building a brand in California.