Shop Talk: Cannabis fundraising with ‘road warrior’ Smoke Wallin

Institutional Real Estate, Inc. Podcast show

Summary: Vertical, a vertically-integrated cannabis company, recently closed its Series A fundraising round at $58 million, $23 million more than its initial target, composed of small investments from many high-net-worth individuals and families. The driving force behind the fundraise was company president Smoke Wallin, who was on the road for months running a political-style fundraising campaign. He joins us to talk about the roadshow and the lessons learned. (06/2019)