Day Three Labs Acquires Revolutionary Pharmaceutical-Grade Cannabinoid Infusion Technology

DENVER, Jan. 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Day Three Labs (DTL), a cannabinoid CPG ingredient manufacturer specializing in the development and commercialization of novel cannabis product solutions, has acquired a patented pharmaceutical-grade cannabinoid infusion technology developed by a leading Israeli bioscience company. The deal was led and structured by KEY Investment Partners with participation from Phyto […]

KEY Investment Partners Announces $30 Million Final Close of Cannabis-Focused Venture Fund

DENVER, Dec. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — KEY Investment Partners LLC (“KEY”) today announced the closing of its cannabis-focused venture fund (“The Fund”) with approximately $30 million in aggregate capital commitments. KEY Investment Partners provides strategic capital to high-growth companies that are well positioned to develop the infrastructure of the cannabis industry. Leveraging KEY’s extensive network, […]

Podcast: Raising Cannabis Capital Featuring Pete Karabas of KEY Investment Partners

The MJ Bulls: Raising Cannabis Capital Podcast features public companies, investors and cannabis companies that are raising capital to fund their growth. This year, the Series will feature eighteen of the cannabis industry’s top investors, reviewing the previous 12-months and sharing their 2022 investment strategies. KEY Investment Partners founding partner, Pete Karabas, was featured here […]

Open Book Extracts Raises $11.5M Series B Funding Round to Accelerate Global Growth

ROXBORO, N.C., June 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Open Book Extracts (OBX), a Roxboro, NC-based leading ingredient manufacturer and product development house for the industry’s most innovative and highest quality cannabinoid-enabled products, announced the close of an $11.5M Series B equity financing round through its parent company Steady State. This round of funding, co-led by […]

Rev Ventures Group Secures $1 Million in Seed Funding Round

SAN DIEGO, March 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Rev Ventures Group, a technology driven performance marketing ecosystem, today announced the completion of a $1 million seed round of funding led by KEY Investment Partners with participation from Phyto Partners. The capital will be used to grow Rev Ventures’ management team, expand marketing efforts and develop its portfolio company RevOffers‘ proprietary Attribution Engine. Read […]

BDSA Appoints KEY Founding Partner Pete Karabas as Chairman of the Board

BOULDER, Colo., Feb. 10, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — BDSA is pleased to announce Pete Karabas of KEY Investment Partners as chairman of the board as Co-Founder, Roy Bingham, steps down from the chairman role six years after founding the company with fellow Co-Founder, Elisabeth Stahura. Bingham’s dedication and drive helped guide the company to become the premier cannabinoid market […]

GCI Article: Cannabis Investing in 2021 – 10 Things Investors Should Know by KEY Founding Partner Pete Karabas

There are many shifting sands today – the global pandemic has changed how people conduct business and has created a volatile global economy. At the same time, the US is in the middle of another divided election year that rivals what we saw in 2016. There is a lot to figure out, particularly for those in an emerging, politically charged industry such as cannabis, and the natural question is: what does the global cannabis industry look like going forward?

KEY Investment Partners Announces Successful Funding of New Investments Into Front Range Biosciences and springbig Alongside Expansion of Advisory Board

DENVER, Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — KEY Investment Partners LLC (“KEY”) announced today the successful financing of two market-leading companies in the cannabis sector, Front Range Biosciences (“FRB”) and springbig. In addition to recent investments, the firm welcomes three new members to its Advisory Board. KEY Investment Partners is a Denver, CO based investment manager focused on providing growth capital to early-stage companies in the cannabis sector.

Podcast: KEY Founding Partner Tiby Erdely discusses COVID-19’s Impact on the Cannabis Market

Tiby Erdely from KEY Investment Partners joins Hall T Martin, the host of Investor Connect to talk about investor perspectives on the COVID-19 impact on the cannabis markets.

KEY Investment Partners Closes on Series B Financing of springbig, a Leading Cannabis CRM and Loyalty Marketing Company

BOCA RATON, Fla., Aug. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — springbig, a leading provider in cannabis CRM and loyalty marketing technology, today announced the completion of its $11.5M Series B funding. The latest investment round is led by TVC Capital, a software-focused growth equity fund, with participation from KEY Investment Partners. Current investors Argonautic Ventures, HALLEY Venture Partners and Salex Capital also participated in the round.