How to Invest in Cannabis


Main Stage: Grand Ballroom April 29, 2016 6:00 pm - 6:25 pm

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Michael Mayes

Michael Mayes, Chief Executive Officer of Greenwave Dispensary Lansing, will take you down his several year experience in cannabis investing. His presentation will cover his experiences with Colorado’s first for-profit model in 2009 and the evolution to today as a cannabis investor. As Chief Executive Officer for Quantum 9, Inc., Michael has assisted in funding some of the largest commercial cannabis projects in the world, his firm has practiced in 12 countries. Michael helped raise $15M for an international venture for one project as a subject matter expert through Quantum 9’s investor services. Today Michael has invested heavily in the Michigan market with Greenwave Dispensary a project that was founder by Michael and his brother Thomas. Michael and Thomas have been quoted in the Lansing City Pulse and The Lansing State Journal. Their store is located in downtown Lansing, MI on the corner of Oakland and Cedar. This session will cover the future outlook for cannabis regulation in Lansing and a forward-looking perspective on the State of Michigan.
Michael will discuss the following:
  • Types of cannabis investments
  • How to conduct proper due diligence for a cannabis investment
  • What aspects of a deal you need to consider
  • What makes a good deal
  • Typical Returns for Cannabis Investors