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.

Podcast: KEY Founding Partner Pete Karabas discusses cannabis investing during the COVID-19 crisis with Dan Humiston

Pete Karabas from KEY Investment Partners joins Dan Humiston to talk about his recent blog COVID-19 & Cannabis. They discuss some reasons why strong cannabis companies are thriving during the crisis and may need capital to gain inexpensive market share.

KEY Founding Partner Tiby Erdely featured on FRANK TALK to discuss the state of the cannabis markets.

One of our founding partners, Tiby Erdely, had the pleasure of joining FRANK TALK to discuss the state of the cannabis markets. About Frank Talk: FRANK TALK podcast series, bring you timely conversations on business and investing with industry leaders. The series is moderated and hosted by CFA Society Stamford Board Member and Programming Chair, Frank Travers, […]

KEY Founding Partner Pete Karabas featured on the annual MJ Bulls Cannabis Investor Spotlight podcast

The annual Cannabis Investor Spotlight Series presented by Integrated CBD, is back for the second year.   The series features twelve of the leading cannabis investors, sharing their 2020 investment strategies.  On today’s episode the ‘Spotlight’ is shinning on Pete Karabas from Key Investment Partners.

Cannabis Business Network Leafwire Inks $1 mn Seed

Green Market Report’s Executive Spotlight: KEY Investment Partners Advisory Board Member Marion Mariathasan

If there is someone who exemplifies a smart investor in the cannabis industry, it’s Marion Mariathasan, currently the co-founder and CEO of Simplifya, the industry’s leading regulatory compliance tool for licensees and those who audit them.