The cannabis industry is gaining traction across the world, as new medical discoveries, and multi-billion dollar businesses are grabbing the headlines on a regular basis. Experts predict the worldwide industry could be worth in excess of $300bn within 10 years, with Europe forming the biggest market within that, so there's plenty to get excited about. I want to find out more about what's happening, and I'm bringing you along for the ride. Join me - Anuj Desai - as I speak to a wide variety of guests who are helping to shape this nascent sector. Having interviewed over 100 guests, including patients, lawyers, doctors, scientists, entrepreneurs, investors and many more, we discover how, and why, this much maligned and misunderstood plant is giving birth to a huge global business.
EPISODE #101 Reflections On The GW Pharma Deal With Oliver Zugel, CEO and Founder of Foliumed
Exploring the recent acquisition of GW Pharma by Jazz Pharmaceuticals, how CBD, medical cannabis, and pharmaceutical cannabis will differentiate themselves from each other, and how this will impact the cannabis industry going forwards.
EPISODE #100 A Retrospective On Two Years In The Cannabis Industry with Anuj Desai and Thomas Gray from Lumino
We celebrate our 100th episode! In this special show, Anuj reflects on what he's learnt over the last 100 episodes, how things are shaping up in the cannabis industry, and how he's looking to help people in this space.
EPISODE #99 Canadian Venture Capital with Narbé Alexandrian, President and CEO at Canopy Rivers
We explore how Canopy Rivers’ potential investments are evaluated, the globalisation of cannabis, and how important it is for companies to adapt and pivot around regulatory reform.
EPISODE #98 Water Soluble Cannabinoids with Dean Harris, Co-Founder and CMO of TabBrands
Exploring TabBrands' new water soluble cannabinoid technology, including its benefits, unique value proposition, applications across the food and beverage industries, and its potential to truly disrupt the industry.
EPISODE #97 Venture Capital In The USA with Matt Hawkins, Managing Partner and Founder of Entourage Effect Capital
How VC funds operate, how they are funded, the types of investments they make, alongside what the recent election means for the future of Cannabis businesses in the USA.
EPISODE #96 Exploring CBD Beverages with Sean McLintock, CEO and Founder of DrinkThreeDots
Exploring the challenges faced bringing a CBD beverage product to market, including formulation, manufacturing, production and marketing, alongside the hot topic of sustainability in the FMCG industry.