Cannabis Industrial Marketplace

Ken Hunt

Fiber, Field, & Fork, LLC

Session Title: Raising Capital to Grow Your Cannabis Business: Lessons and Advice From Inside The Closed Door Investor Meetings

Time: June 18th, 2020, 1:15pm EST

Professional Summary

Ken Hunt is a seasoned Ag Industry Executive with over 20 years of C Suite and Board experience, 10 years of which as CEO, in young/startup Ag/Plant related businesses. As such, Ken had raised over $40M in investment capital, is sought by venture capitalists to review prospective companies for investment and serves as a reference expert in Agriculture for the Northwest Chapter of the Keiretsu Forum of Angel Investors. Ken’s consulting firm, Fiber, Field, & Fork is active in the cannabis space helping cannabis industry clients grow their businesses through securing capital, business strategy, sales, marketing, and business development. Ken lives in Seattle and holds a law degree and an MBA from Wake Forest University.

Session Abstract

  • How to determine if and how much capital is needed to grow your business
  • Understanding how to develop a capital strategy
  • How to create a compelling message to potential investors that will increase your chances of investment
  • What are the different kinds of investors and how should they be treated differently
  • How to develop a target list of prospective investors
  • What investors tell you they want
  • A peek behind the curtain of actual investor decision making
  • Cultivating the investor relationship after the check clears