Greenlane CEO Nick Kovacevich - De-Risking Cannabis (Video)

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Summary

  • Greenlane Holdings and KushCo recently merged to become one of the biggest makers of cannabis accessories.
  • CEO Nick Kovacevich on margins and why the merger made sense.
  • Getting to profitability and the broader sell-off in cannabis.

  • 1:05: Nick's background. (His father, a prosecutor, used to put people in jail for cannabis). Started Kush (OTCQX:KSHB), which recently merged with Greenlane (NASDAQ:GNLN). De-risking the cannabis opportunity by being on ancillary (non-plant touching) side.
  • 6:00 - Explaining Greenlane's business.
  • 14:40 - Regulatory aspects of cannabis investing. Hedging cannabis exposure.
  • 19:30 - Plant and non-plant touching margins. TAM.
  • 28:00 - Detailing reasons for merger (Quantifying 1 + 1 = 3). Leveraging Nasdaq listing.
  • 35:30 - Recent cannabis sector sell-off. Lack of institutional capital.

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