Burns & Levinson and Viridian Capital Advisors to Present Technology Focused Cannabis Business Conference in Boston


Thursday, October 4, 2018




Burns & Levinson and Viridian Capital Advisors will co-host “The State of the Cannabis Industry Conference: Growth Opportunities for Professionals, Operators and Investors,” an invitation-only event that will focus on the role of technology in the rapidly growing multi-billion dollar cannabis industry. The second annual conference will be held on October 4, 2018 from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Hilton Boston/Dedham Hotel.

The event will feature four in-depth panel discussions and a keynote speech by Sundie Seefried, CEO/President of Partner Colorado Credit Union. Seefrieddesigned a full scope cannabis banking program that has withstood the scrutiny of federal and state regulators and now banks in excess of a 35% market share of the Colorado cannabis industry that includes both licensed cannabis and ancillary businesses serving the industry. The author of “Navigating Safe Harbor – Cannabis Banking in Uncertain Times,” Seefried will discuss how to successfully package a cannabis banking program.

Specific panel sessions will include:

•    State of the Cannabis Industry – A look at the growth of legalized marijuana in Massachusetts and elsewhere, with particular attention on federal and state law, and the evolution of the industry in light of the recent and continued influx of investors.

•    Follow the Money: Analyzing Capital Flow into the Legal Cannabis Industry – A focus on the capital infusions necessary to launch, operate or invest in the cannabis space, with Viridian providing deal-data insight regarding capital raises and M&A activity.

•    How Tech & Data Are Shaping the Industry – An in-depth look at the technology – from seed-to-sale software to anti-money-laundering safeguards to transaction-processing systems – that is pushing the cannabis sector further into the 21st century.

•    Future of Banking in Cannabis – A review of the technology solutions that have become available to help marijuana-related businesses deal with the lack of traditional commercial banking services, how the Commonwealth accommodates the needs of the local industry, the legal and regulatory framework surrounding cannabis investing/financing, and changes ahead.

For more information about the conference and to register click here.


Hilton Boston/Dedham Hotel
25 Allied Drive
Dedham, MA 02026
United States


7:30am - 5:00pm


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