CANNAINVESTOR Magazine September / October 2016 - Page 11

Q & A with

What exactly does Viridian Capital Advisors do?

Viridian Capital Advisors (VCA) is a financial and strategic advisory firm dedicated to the cannabis market. We provide market intelligence, investment banking, investor relations, and corporate development services to emerging growth companies and qualified investors in the cannabis sector. Our banking practice, through broker-dealer Pickwick Capital Partners, LLC (Member FINRA/SIPC) provides capital raising and merger and acquisition (M&A) services to fund the growth of our clients, while our advisory practice helps position and build their businesses.

Our team is comprised of FINRA-licensed bankers, who have deep investment banking

experience and cannabis industry knowledge and reach. Viridian has built an advisory board of world-class entrepreneurs and executives in the fields of product branding, promotion, private equity and venture capital, security, law, government policy, and sports and entertainment management that provide deep value to our clients and our practice.