A “Shark Tank” type pitch fest for marijuana businesses opened at the L.A. Hotel Downtown Tuesday, attracting a number of budding local entrepreneurs.
The two-day event, hosted by Oakland marijuana investment firm ArcView Group, will give 25 cannabis-related companies the chance to pitch more than 200 high-net-worth investors for funding.
Troy Dayton, CEO of ArcView Group
It makes sense to do it in Los Angeles this time because all eyes are on California and L.A. is by far the biggest regional cannabis market in the country
Read Marni Usheroff’s “‘Shark Tank’ Pitch Fest for Pot Firms Hits Downtown”: http://labusinessjournal.com/news/2015/sep/29/shark-tank-pitch-fest-pot-firms-hits-downtown/