Thousands of cannabis/CBD/hemp startups are entering the industry as more states move forward with legalization, offering accountants an exceptional opportunity—and responsibility.
How you go about helping these startups raise capital can make or break their future, as regulations continue to tighten and investors become warier of the pitfalls of funding poorly prepared companies.
Andrew founded DOPE CFO and is an expert in cannabis startups, CFO services, turnaround and high-growth strategies, capital sourcing, mergers, exits, and wealth protection. He has served in the "Big 4," including PriceWaterhouseCoopers, and is the winner of the 1995 Gold Medal Award for the CPA exam’s highest score. Andrew was runner up for Portland Business Journal's CFO of the Year in 2017, making him the first cannabis CFO ever to be nominated.