VIRTUAL PITCH EVENT

15 International Businesses Wield Brand Mastery as they Pitch for the cannabis crown

SEMI-FINALS

1:00pm - 4:00pm EST

FINALS

1:00pm - 6:30pm EST

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REGISTER TO ATTEND:

Cheech Marin

Jason Tropf & Holly A Ford

Bruce Linton

The Sponsors

Cannabis10x Pitch Event sponsors are associated with the greatest minds, brands and leaders in Cannabis. 

The Event

The Preliminaries
The first 100 to submit their business, pitches to the Cannabis 10X team to earn a spot as a Top 40 Brand to compete in the Semi-Finals.   
  • ​100 Businesses
  • ​2 Judges
  • 40 Semi-Finalists
The Semi-Finals
Semi-Finalists compete with a 2-minute drill to convince judges their business has what it takes to compete in the finals.
  • ​40 Businesses
  • ​3 Judges
  • ​15  Finalists
The Finals
15 Finalists have 5 minutes each to pitch the judges - followed by a fast-paced q&a.  A live audience vote determines the 3 Cannabis Coin winners.   
  • 1​5 Businesses
  • ​3 Judges
  • ​1 Award
The Cannabis Crown
Cannabis Coin winners go head to head in a powerful final competition to earn the  prestigious Cannabis Crown.
  • ​3 Businesses
  • ​3 Judges
  • ​1 Winner

The Hosts

Cannabis 10X founders, Jason Tropf & Holly A Ford, are creating limitless opportunities in the  Cannabis space.
Jason Tropf
Cannabis 10x Founder & CEO
Jason Tropf is the Founder and CEO of Cannabis10x, the first Cannabis only Business Brokerage; Founding member of a Franchise 500 Brand; and a member of the Forbes Communication Council publishing insights related to the Cannabis industry as it relates to franchising on Forbes.com. Tropf is also co-founder of Biologic Herbs, an all-natural, herbal, alternative solution to antiviral drugs.
As former Chief Marketing Officer and founding member of RSVP, Tropf assisted in the expansion of franchise territories that grew to more than 100 locations across the US. Upon the sale of that business and a lucrative exit, his efforts were focused on repeating that process in emerging markets, cannabis. After consulting with over 250 franchisors as an Executive Franchise Broker, he sought out the most effective cannabis brands with the express purpose of creating an effective franchising framework and embedding a team into the infrastructure across borders, inter-state and internationally, as it develops. You can find this network at the Cannabis10x Virtual Capital Pitch Events.
Tropf is co-founder of Freedom Flower, an ongoing project dedicated to social responsibility with the aim of raising funds to support the less fortunate including the families of the wrongfully imprisoned. Proceeds go to the families of the men and women serving time for the non-violent crime of possession of marijuana. The group aims to work with the best flower producers in the world to raise awareness and support those who are paying the price with their lives. Focus includes victims of sexual assault, child sex trafficking and victims of abuse.


Holly Ford
Cannabis 10X Founder & Vision Leader
 
Holly A Ford is the Co-Founder and Visionary for the first Cannabis/Hemp only Business Brokerage, Cannabis 10X and its subsidiary 10X Events- a capital raise incubator; Founder and CEO of International Business Brokerage, Zarian Firm; and contributor to multiple publications on business acquisitions, investments and franchising.
In the franchising space, Ford is an award-winning franchise developer, best-selling author of; Create Your Own Wealth - A Collection of Two-Minute Topics on Franchising, contributor to 12 franchise publications; and frequent radio and pod-cast guest.
Ford’s mission is to "Empower Humanity with Creative Force". Via that mission she has made significant impact in the Cannabis, Pharma and Social Equity industries. She is the co-founder of Freedom Flower, a powerful organization that focuses on 'Just Laws' and true freedom for all of humanity. 

In 2020 she co-founded Biologic Herbs, a science meets plant brain venture that uses centuries of herbal medicine in the spotlight of science to globally empower individual health. In the business sector, she has ignited an initiative to leverage businesses world-wide as a social entrepreneurial catalyst for global change through her program ‘Impact Franchising.’

Jason Tropf

Founder & CEO, Cannabis10x
A Cannabis-Only Brokerage
• Published In Entrepreneur Magazine:
As Owner Of Franchise 500 Brand.
• Published In Forbes:
 Cannabis Franchising
• Executive Franchise Broker
• Chief Marketing Officer RSVP Franchise

Zac Tropf

Chief Operating Officer, Cannabis10x
Former COO, RSVP Publications (100 franchise locations)
• Award Winning Franchise Developer
• Executive Franchise Broker
• I work with hundreds of franchise companies that represent nearly any industry category.

Holly Ford

Partner, Cannabis10x
Founder, Zarian Firm M&A
• Founder Zarian Firm, Inc
• Best Selling Author: Create Your Own Wealth
• Radio Co-Host: Pillars of Franchising
• Award Winning Franchise Developer
• Executive Franchise Broker
• Contributor 12 Franchise Publications

Rosemary Briggs

Executive Management, Cannabis10x

The Keynote

Cheech Marin, discusses life, legalization and Leary
with Cannabis 10x Co-Founders Jason Tropf and Holly A Ford.
Cheech Marin
Former Founder, Chairman & CEO Canopy Growth Corporation
 Cheech Marin, is an American icon.  Actor, comedian, writer and activist.  Among Cheech's accolades, he remains most famed for his role as part of the duo Cheech & Chong. He later became Don Johnson's partner, Insp. Joe Dominguez, on Nash Bridges and voiced Disney characters from Oliver & Company, The Lion King, Cars and Coco.   
Cheech founded family owned business Cheech’s Stash, his very own, hand-picked cannabis line. “It will always be good,” claims their slogan.

On April 19, 2018, Cheech (as part of GLE Brands Inc) signed an agreement with Heritage Cannabis Holdings Corporation (CSE: CANN) to have exclusive rights to use cannabis and cannabis related products utilizing the Private Stash brand throughout Canada for a period of 2 years, with the agreement automatically renewing for an additional year upon achieving various milestones.).

Keynote Speaker
Jake Mills
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Intellect, power and prowess.  The Cannabis 10X judges make Kevin O'Leary look like a pussycat.
Bruce Linton
Former Founder, Chairman & CEO Canopy Growth Corporation
Bruce is the leading industry voice on CNN, FOX, BLOOMBERG, YAHOO FINANCE, CHEDDAR and regularly presents to a diverse range of industries, governments and Tiger 21.

 Founder & former chairman, CEO and Co-CEO of Canopy
Growth corporation (CGC) formerly tweed marijuana Incorporated, a cannabis company based in smiths falls, Ontario, Canada. Bruce founded tweed in 2013 and renamed it canopy growth corporation in 2015. Canopy growth Corporation was the first cannabis company in North America to be listed on a major stock exchange (TSX-V in April 2014 and TSX in July 2016) and to be included on a Major stock index (S&P/ TSX composite index in march 2017).
Bruce led cgc from aTSX-V listed start-up company with an$80 million market cap to a NYSE/ TSX listed company (S&P/ TSX60) including more than 30 M&A activities. Ranking number one on the TSX30 with a market cap of over $20 Billion by the summer of 2019.
Bruce’s experience as a founder, CEO, and board member across a diversity of sectors was a huge influence for the success of Canopy Growth corporation. Earning market support for capital raises of over $6 billion in public capital markets and private placements, the company funded capacity growth and opened new markets, including a $5 billion cad investment by fortune 500 beverage company, constellation brands (NYSE: STZ). Bruce is co-founder and was Chairman and CEO of Canopy Rivers, inc. (TSX: RIV).
Hamish Sutherland
White Sheep Corp. 
Hamish’s has been a custodian of hundreds of millions of investor dollars over the last three decades. A hands-on team builder, operations and marketing executive, Hamish is one of a rare few who has actual hands-on experience in building a successful cannabis company, passing more than 50 surprise Health Canada inspections. As the founding COO for Bedrocan Canada, Hamish delivered over $600 million in returns for shareholders. He was responsible for the first legal international transfer of live cannabis plant material from Holland to Canada, as well as the “greenfield” construction and commissioning of Bedrocan’s 52,000 sq.ft. state-of-the-art automated facility in suburban Toronto. The facility, subsequently acquired by Canopy Growth, is the most reliable production facility in the Canopy family.
Hamish’s has been a custodian of hundreds of millions of investor dollars over the last three decades. A hands-on team builder, operations and marketing executive, Hamish is one of a rare few who has actual hands-on experience in building a successful cannabis company, passing more than 50 surprise Health Canada inspections. As the founding COO for Bedrocan Canada, Hamish delivered over $600 million in returns for shareholders. He was responsible for the first legal international transfer of live cannabis plant material from Holland to Canada, as well as the “greenfield” construction and commissioning of Bedrocan’s 52,000 sq.ft. state-of-the-art automated facility in suburban Toronto. The facility, subsequently acquired by Canopy Growth, is the most reliable production facility in the Canopy family.
Patrick Rea
CEO & Co-Founder, Canopy Boulder
Over 120 investments into 110 companies, with returns outpacing those of mainstream VC funds of the same vintage.

Working with the world's largest investment groups, CPGs, pharmaceutical, nutrition and cannabis companies Patrick has spent his entire career analyzing and evangelizing business and investment opportunities in consumer driven markets. Fifteen years of relationship building at the CEO level has provided him with a keen understanding of the winning (and losing) commercialization strategies for entrepreneurial companies.

He is a doer and a helper. He has traveled the world advocating the business of change. The people are his inspiration. As a result, if he doesn't have the answer, he almost always knows someone who will.

Specialties: cannabis, business accelerators, venture finance, natural, organic, dietary supplement, natural & organic personal care, nutrition and alternative health industry 
The Speakers
Cannabis 10X speakers are industry leaders and business magnates.
CY Scott
CEO & CO-Founder, Headset

Cy Scott was a co-founder of Leafly, the wildly popular cannabis strain exploration app. Cy and his co-founders left Leafly in 2015 and founded Headset. Headset has its sights set on helping cannabis cultivators and retailers use data to make educated decisions to help their business
Adam Crabtree
CEO & Founder, NCS Analytics

Adam is the Founder and CEO of NCS Analytics, Inc (NCS), headquartered in Denver, Colorado. Before NCS, Adam earned two master’s degrees from the University of Colorado and had a successful career managing sales, compliance and operations at Tier 1 bank. It was there that Adam recognized the need for better solutions and more advanced tools to address high-risk industries. In 2015 NCS was launched and has since has grown to support governments and financial institutions across the country. Currently NCS has over 1,700 licensed marijuana businesses under continual monitoring, providing one of the largest, most diverse datasets in the RegTech industry.
Kiran SIdhu
CEO & Director Halo Labs 

Kiran is a seasoned cannabis executive, serial entrepreneur and former M&A banker. Kiran has been Director of Halo Labs since September 2018 and its CEO since 2016, developing a leading company in cannabis extraction that utilizes every type of extraction and producing over 4 million grams of product since inception. Prior to cannabis, Mr. Sidhu was the Chairman, CEO and Founder of Transact Network, a leading EU electronic money institution which was sold to Bancorp (NYSE:TBBK) in 2011. Kiran was previously the CFO of On Stage Entertainment (NASDAQ:ONST) which he help lead to a NASDAQ IPO.  



Greenbox Robotics

Knot Plastic

CBD Map

Illuminate Cannabis

Blinc

Endourage

HENDRX

RA Flower

Sunpath

Fourtuo

Cannabiz Labs

OG Cannabis

Chill Cawfee

HANF

Get the Dank Out

Worleaf

Discover CBD

Canncierge

House of Saka

Dadirri

Fume

Herron Farms

Quickvape.com

Pineapple Ventures

Southern Cross

Chill-Brands

On Tracka

Element Apothec

Ganjactivist

Voyager

My Cure All

NUG

Hush 

Ceres Coin

Calethos

Feel State

Tree of Life Seeds

Ganja Vacations

Binashe Consulting

Halo Cannabis

Featured 11X Growth Speakers
An inspiring lineup of speakers with proven track records for success. Learn from the best and apply everything directly to your business.
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CEO, Media Conquer
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CEO, Media Conquer
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CEO, Media Conquer
Jason Deluca
CEO, Media Conquer
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CEO, Media Conquer
Jason Deluca
CEO, Media Conquer
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Attendees
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Live Speakers
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Lives Changed
The Finals
1:00pm (EST)
CANNABIS 10X
Jason Tropf, Founder
Holly Ford, Co-Founder
 1:30PM
 Founders Pitch Investors, Buyers & Strategic Partners
Bringing the brightest minds together with one aim: To discover, develop and support the growth of the most effective business models with incredible executive founding teams through Strategic Partnerships, Franchising, Acquisitions and Exit Strategies.
1:15pm (EST)
KEYNOTE:

Cheech Marin

Cannabis 10X Founders Jason Tropf and Holly A Ford interview Cheech on life, legalization and Leary.

 1:45PM 
  Featured Speaker:  Cheech Marin, American Iconic Actor and Founder Cheech's Private Stash
1:45pm (EST)
SPEAKER
Cy Scott

CEO, Headset

 1:45PM
 Round I
2:00pm (EST)
The Panaceas
5 Businesses Wield their Brands before the 10X Judges
 2:00PM (EST)
 Founders Pitch Investors, Buyers & Strategic Partners
Panel of esteemed judges question each presenter on a deep dive into the model presented. 
Hush

 2:00PM (EST)
 Founders Pitch Investors, Buyers & Strategic Partners
Pineapple Ventures

 2:10PM (EST)
 Founders Pitch Investors, Buyers & Strategic Partners
Sunpath

 2:20PM (EST)
 Founders Pitch Investors, Buyers & Strategic Partners
Halo Cannabis

 2:30PM (EST)
 Founders Pitch Investors, Buyers & Strategic Partners
Fume

 2:40PM (EST)
 Founders Pitch Investors, Buyers & Strategic Partners
2:50pm (EST)
Speaker: Rajotte Law Group

Audience Votes  

 2:50PM
 Cannabis 10X Sponsor 
3:00pm (EST)
CANNABIS 10X Presents:  The Cannabis Coin
Award Given To Best Concept
 3:00PM
 Jason Tropf and Holly A Ford Award the Cannabis Coin for Round I: Panaceas
3:15pm (EST)
SPEAKER
Cy Scott

CEO, Headset

 3:15PM
 Round II
3:30pm (EST)
Transmutation
5 Businesses Wield their Brands before the 10X Judges
 3:30 (EST)
 Founders Pitch Investors, Buyers & Strategic Partners
Panel of esteemed judges question each presenter on a deep dive into the model presented. 
Dadirri

 3:30PM (EST)
 Founders Pitch Investors, Buyers & Strategic Partners
HANF

 3:40PM (EST)
 Founders Pitch Investors, Buyers & Strategic Partners
Hendrx

 3:50PM (EST)
 Founders Pitch Investors, Buyers & Strategic Partners
Endourage

 4:00PM (EST)
 Endourage is Hemp derived cannabinoid formulations for the Clinician directed use market
Voyager

 4:10PM (EST)
 Founders Pitch Investors, Buyers & Strategic Partners
4:20pm (EST)
Speaker: Rajotte Law Group

Audience Votes  

 4:20PM
 Cannabis 10X Sponsor 
4:30pm (EST)
CANNABIS 10X Presents:  The Cannabis Coin
Award Given To Best Concept
 4:30PM
 Jason Tropf and Holly A Ford Award the Cannabis Coin for Round I: Panaceas
4:45pm (EST)
SPEAKER
Cy Scott

CEO, Headset

 4:45PM
 Round II
5:00pm (EST)
Immortality
5 Businesses Wield their Brands before the 10X Judges
 5:00 (EST)
 Founders Pitch Investors, Buyers & Strategic Partners
Panel of esteemed judges question each presenter on a deep dive into the model presented. 
Nug

 5:00PM (EST)
 Founders Pitch Investors, Buyers & Strategic Partners
House of Saka

 5:10PM (EST)
 Founders Pitch Investors, Buyers & Strategic Partners
Blinc

 5:20PM (EST)
 Founders Pitch Investors, Buyers & Strategic Partners
Tree of Life Seeds

 5:30PM (EST)
 Founders Pitch Investors, Buyers & Strategic Partners
Herron Family Farms

 5:40PM (EST)
 Founders Pitch Investors, Buyers & Strategic Partners
5:50pm (EST)
Speaker: Rajotte Law Group

Audience Votes  

 5:50PM
 Cannabis 10X Sponsor 
6:00pm (EST)
CANNABIS 10X Presents:  The Cannabis Coin
Award Given To Best Concept
 600PM
 Jason Tropf and Holly A Ford Award the Cannabis Coin for Round I: Panaceas
6:15pm (EST)
THE CANNABIS 10X CROWN

3 Category winners compete for the coveted Cannabis Crown.

 6:15PM
 Founders Pitch Investors, Buyers & Strategic Partners
Presenters have a 2:00 Elevator Pitch to convince judges, audience and investors that they deserve the coveted Cannabis Crown.
6:25pm (EST)
CANNABIS CROWN AWARDED!

Judges make the final selection for the Cannabis Crown!

 6:25PM
 Founders Pitch Investors, Buyers & Strategic Partners
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