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The Cannabusiness Key

August 7 at 12:00 pm EDT


Hosted by Offit Kurman and featuring Cannabis Practice Group attorneys and experts from outside the firm this monthly, hour-long webinar series addresses operational and legal issues affecting those in legalized cannabis industry. The series is designed for applicants for, and operators of, legal cannabis businesses as well as business owners and service providers servicing the industry. Sign up here to receive email invitations to The Cannabusiness Key in your inbox.

How to Identify Smart Money for your Cannabis Business with Jason Klein and Steve Ham

Money might be fungible, but smart money is most definitely not. Learn the critical differences between these two as we are joined by Steve Ham, Partner at Altmore Capital, an experienced large-scale cannabis sector investor.

This webinar will touch on topics such as the general lack of availability of traditional sources of capital, the ongoing capital crunch and some recent market benchmarks, challenges and limitations of self-funding, what to look for in a financial partner, how to make yourself an attractive lending target, and effective use of proceeds and leveraging.

In line with the new format, this webinar will feature an on-camera, incisive conversation with your host, Jason Klein, and offer an opportunity to have your questions answered by one of the most dynamic and accomplished private equity investor in the cannabis capital space.

About Steve Ham


Steve Ham is an accomplished private equity investor and senior executive with over 20 years of experience across private equity, technology & venture capital. Prior to Altmore Capital, he was with The Carlyle Group, RedZone Capital, Sterling Partners, Thomas Weisel and Salomon Brothers. He has invested and exited over $3 billion in transactions. His expertise includes private equity, M&A, investment analysis, capital raising, capital allocation, FP&A, contract negotiations, and strategic planning. Steve graduated from the University of Illinois. He can be reached at steve@altmorecap.com.

Friday, August 7th

12:00 – 1:00 PM EST

About the Moderator

Jason Klein
Attorney at Offit Kurman

Jason Klein is a business attorney who focuses on cannabis in tightly-regulated markets on the east coast. Working with direct and ancillary cannabis businesses since 2011, Mr. Klein has a long track record assisting his clients in successfully navigating challenging regulatory and business operating environments amid uncertainty in new marketplaces. Mr. Klein guides cannabis clients through every stage of the business life-cycle, from business formation to sale. Mr. Klein's passion is structuring and negotiating all aspects of buy-side and sell-side M&A deals, including maneuvering through complicated compliance issues and applying traditional solutions to modern problems in ways that bring buyers and sellers together to complete their most important transactions.


The Cannabusiness Key 2020 Archives

07/10/20 - Cyber Threats, Privacy and Protecting Your Cannabis Business from Online Attacks with Towerwall CEO Michelle Drolet. Video

06/05/20 - Hemp Update 2020 Implementation of the 2018 Farm Bill – USDA, FDA and Select State Updates. Video

05/01/20 - Key Finance and Tax Issues Cannabis Companies Should Focus on as They Grow. Video

The Cannabusiness Key 2019 Archives

12/06/19 - Cannabinoid Clinical Research. Video

11/01/19 - Vaping Crisis. Video

10/04/19 - The Future of Infused Products. Here

06/28/19 - Compliance as a Competitive Advantage. Video

05/21/19 – How to Improve After-Tax Profits for a Cannabis Business. Video

04/05/19 – Hemp Update: Developments since the Passage of the 2018 Farm Bill. Video

03/01/19 – Maryland's New Grower Processor Licences. Video

02/01/19 – Lessons from the Litigator: What Your Cannabis Business Formation Documents Should (and Shouldn't) Say. Video
01/04/19 – New Jersey's Medical Cannabis Program: Past, Present, and Future. Video

The Cannabusiness Key 2018 Archives

12/07/18 – The State of Play of Hemp and CBD Markets. Video
11/02/18 – How Cannabis is Redefining E-Commerce. Video
10/05/18 – Information Technology Issues in the Cannabis Industry: Challenges and Solutions. Video
09/07/18 – Cannabis up North! Regulatory and IP Issues Under Canada's New Adult Use Market. Video
07/20/18 Brands Built for Expansion: Interstate and International Cannabis Strategy Session. Video
06/01/18 – Tax Reform Act and its Impact on Maryland's Medical Cannabis Industry Owners. Video
05/04/18 – Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and Cannabis/Hemp. Video
04/06/18 – The Emerging Role of the Chief Experience Officer (CXO) in the Cannabis Industry. Video
03/02/18  Canna Business Valuation Methods and Metrics. Video
02/02/18  Medical Ethics and Patient Advisory in Your Cannabis Business. Video
01/05/18  How Dispensary Employees Can Effectively Assist Medical Cannabis Patients. Video

The Cannabusiness Key 2017 Archives

11/03/17  Maryland Medical Dispensary Association. Video
10/06/17  Medical Cannabis Clinical Trials. Video
09/01/17  Before You Borrow: How To Avoid Bad Money and Onerous Loan Obligations In Your Cannabusiness. Video
08/04/17 – Real Estate for Cannabis Businesses. Video
07/14/17 – An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure Commercial Insurance Preparation. Video
06/02/17 – Takoma Wellness Center: Four Years Dispensing Medical Cannabis 300 ft. across Maryland State Line. Video
05/10/17 – Can Medical Cannabis for Pain Really Help with the Opioid-Dependency Epidemic? Video
04/07/17 – Cannabis Policy and Practice in the Trump Era. Video
03/10/17 – Licensing Considerations for Your Cannabusiness. Video
02/16/17 – Pesticide Issues for Your Cannabusiness. Video
01/13/17 – Security Essentials for Your Cannabusiness. Video



August 7
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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