Sep 24, 2019
With the amount of big money flowing into the cannabis industry, inclusion is becoming a larger topic for those advocates and the people whose livelihoods were made from this plant long before it was “safe” to operate. It is becoming clearer that indeed, the playing field is NOT EVEN. Many in the industry are finding that despite having been in the industry for years, even decades, they are losing jobs to those with formal degrees and coming from conventional industries. Inclusion goes beyond social equity, where the focus is righting the wrongs of the drug war and giving those that served time for doing what former politicians and police officers are now profiting off of. Inclusion is about keeping everyone that got the industry to where it is now IN the industry, instead of being left behind by those with deep pockets and a focus on profit.
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Guest Bio and Social Media Links: Colby is a 22 year veteran of the financial services industry working with many of the largest institutional and private investors. As CEO of Quiver Holdings, LLC Colby has provided strategic guidance to private companies throughout their capital raising campaigns. Colby has been educating and managing investors and entrepreneurs on all subjects related to finance and investing. Prior to Colby's focus on investment banking and corporate structure he was a top producing branch manager for some of the largest regional and independent broker dealers with an emphasis on branch expansion and post merger integration. Colby is also the Director of Partnerships for Green Flower Media the leader in trusted education in the cannabis industry.
Colby McFadden is President of Quiver Financial and Director of Partnerships for Green Flower Media.
Audio Editing - Seth Cross - Frontal Lobe Productions
Intro/Outro - Jef Judin
Music - The Master by Flashing Lights
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