Canada: UPCOMING EVENT: Matt Maurer Will Be A Mentor In Canada’s First Cannabis Business Accelerator Program
Last Updated: September 5 2017

Cannabis Law Group chair Matt Maurer will join a group of industry leaders on September 14, 2017 as a mentor in Canada's first cannabis business accelerator program. The event will be hosted at Minden Gross LLP's offices in Toronto.

The program, established by Leaf Forward, will see a small group of founders selected to spend a full day with entrepreneurs, industry experts and senior managers who advise on everything from law and finance to marketing and sales and who will prepare founders to pitch to investors, raise money and take their business to the next level.

In addition to Matt, mentors include:

  • John Prentice, President and CEO, Ample Organics
  • Matt Shalhoub, Managing Director, Green Acre Capital
  • Rachel Colic, President and Chief Strategist, YCREATIVE
  • Mike Lickver, Executive Vice-President of Strategy, Cannabis Wheaton
  • Demetrius Michael, Growth Hacker
  • Greg Pantelic, Co-Founder, AHLOT
  • Jonathan Tonge, Founder and CEO, UNIV-ERSE
  • Amy Wasserman, Director of Marketing, Canopy Growth Corp.

Applications will be accepted until August 31, 2017 and can be found and submitted at

The full press-release can be read here.

For more information on the application process and the accelerator itself, please contact Alex Blumenstein of the Leaf Group at 416-275-2911 or

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