Growth, a provider of cannabis events, raised initial $5m in funding.
Backers included a network of private investors.
Co-founded by Jonathan Weiner, founder of some of the largest global conferences including Money20/20 (fintech) and HLTH (healthcare), and fintech entrepreneur Jake Skinner, Growth will bring together a diverse group of speakers and delegates that includes company founders, entertainers, professional athletes, corporate executives, government policy makers, media professionals and world renowned researchers to discuss a wide array of topics impacting the global cannabis industry. Attendees will be able to interact with peers from around the world, participate in experiences, and activate new relationships with investors, organizations, brands, legislators, media and technology providers to advance or enter the cannabis space.
Growth’s first annual flagship event will be held September 21–24 at Wynn Las Vegas, and will gather more than 2,000 senior leaders from inside and outside of the cannabis ecosystem to discuss, develop and shape the future of the cannabis industry.