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Tress Capital Portfolio Company Headset CEO Cy Scott on the Future of Industry Data

Seattle-based Headset has been plowing the cannabis retail point-of-sale data fields since 2015, when it exclusively focused on Washington state.
2022-10-18
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Tom Hymes
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NEWS, PRESS
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Tress Named as one of the Top 25 Investment Companies in the Cannabis Space

Capital raises remain highly competitive among cannabis companies. Here is a list of some of the investment firms that support the industry. Access to capital within the cannabis industry is among the top challenges for many businesses. And starting and operating cannabis businesses can be costly, so investment capital is highly sought after. Because cannabis is still federally illegal, most banks are unwilling to serve plant-touching cannabis businesses, so demand for alternative funding sources is extremely high.
2022-09-14
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Cannabis Business Times
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Tress Capital Portfolio Company WasteTrakr acquired by Global Cannabis Applications Corp.

Global Cannabis Applications Corp. is pleased to announce that, further to its news release dated June 16, 2022, it has completed the acquisition (the “Acquisition”) of WasteTrakr Technologies, Inc. (“WTT”).
2022-07-08
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The Newswire
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NEWS, PRESS
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Tress Capital Portfolio Company Tyson 2.0 Completes $9 Million Series A

The Company announced the close of its oversubscribed $9 Million Series A round led by JW Asset Management. Additional investors in the round include K2, Ambria Capital, Tress Capital, and Patrick Carroll.
2022-06-30
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PRNewswire
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Tress Featured In The mg List: 15 Industry-Leading Investment Firms

Investment dollars can be hard to come by in a tightly regulated, federally illegal industry. These firms are changing the game, offering operators of all sizes an opportunity to grow.
2022-05-16
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Taylor Engle
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NEWS, PRESS
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Tress Capital Portfolio Company PsyTech to be Acquired by Wesana, led by Former NHL Blackhawks Player

Tress PortfolioCo PsyTech to be Acquired by Wesana
2021-07-13
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Jim Dallke, Chicago Biz Journal
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Tress Capital Teams up With Resource Innovation Institute on ESG, Tress Capital Partner Jonathan Eisenberg Joins RII Board of Directors

Tress Capital Teams up on ESG,  Partner Jonathan Eisenberg Joins Resource Innovation Institute Board of Directors
2021-06-30
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Tress Capital
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PRESS, ESG
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U.S. House Passes Historic Bill to Decriminalize Cannabis

The proposal would end a federal ban on marijuana and create a pathway to expunge related criminal records.
2020-12-04
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Alicia Victoria Lozano
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INDUSTRY NEWS
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United Nations Approves WHO Recommendation to Reschedule Cannabis in Historic Vote - via MJBiz Daily

The passage of Recommendation 5.1 carries broad symbolic significance for medical cannabis, as it could help boost medical cannabis legalization efforts around the globe...
2020-12-02
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Alfredo Pascual
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INDUSTRY NEWS
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How Tress PortfolioCo Cannabis Testing Company SC Labs Builds Collaborative Relationships with Clients - via NCV

Many cannabis companies see their interaction with a testing lab as a necessary step on the way to selling products in the retail space, but SC Labs strives to create a more meaningful relationship with its customers. Founder and CEO Jeff Gray spoke
2020-07-01
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Carrie Pallardy
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NEWS, RESOURCES, PRESS
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Quoted: Why States Need To 'Flick The Legal Switch' On Cannabis Amid COVID-19 - via Benzinga

The coronavirus outbreak has prevented most businesses from remaining open for the foreseeable future, slamming local economies and devastating state tax revenue.

This grim scenario should be enough to convince states that were previously anti-cannabis to change their tune, according
2020-03-30
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Anthony Noto
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CANNABIS, MARKETS, INTERVIEW
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Tress Invests in iCAN to Connect Weed Ecosystem - via Kannabi

The global cannabis market became more interconnected as the American based investment company Tress Capital’s strategic investment into the Israel based iCAN Israel-Cannabis. 

Israel is a leader in medical cannabis research and has been the incubator for many developments in the industry.
2019-12-31
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Jeremy Garner
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CANNABIS, WEED, NEWS
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Tress Capital Makes Strategic Investments in iCAN, an Israeli Cannabis Innovator

Tress’s investment will align its mostly North American strategic cannabis investments with that of iCAN, an international cannabis incubator corporation based in Israel. The companies are working on joint strategic initiatives that create an unmatched global canvas of cannabis industry
2019-12-09
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Tress Capital
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Forbes: On Israel Cannabis Import / Export Developments and Tress' Recent Investment in Israel

Cannabis export from Israel has received the final government approval, after one year of waiting.

The Israeli cannabis industry has been stymied for quite a while, mainly in part to U.S. President Trump asking the Prime Minister and de fact
2019-12-07
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Sara Brittany Somerset
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CANNABIS, MARKETS, NEWS
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Forbes: Hall Of Flowers: Acquisitions And Celebrity Cannabis Debuts

Curaleaf Holdings, Inc. (CSE: CURA) (OTCQX: CURLF) ("Curaleaf"), a vertically integrated cannabis operator in the United States, announced today it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the state-regulated cannabis business of Cura Partners, Inc. ("Cura"), owners of the Select
2019-05-01
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Sara Brittany Somerset
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FLOWERS, PRESS, NEWS
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Tress Brands: Cannabis Now Expansion Continues As Media Company Launches Range Of New Initiatives

LOS ANGELES, March 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Cannabis Now, the groundbreaking media outlet with a wide audience of cannabis enthusiasts announced today the opening of a branded retail and wellness experience in Los Angeles, CA on April 19th.  The Cannabis Now
2019-03-07
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Cannabis Now
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CANNABIS, NEWS, MARKETS
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An Insider’s Guide to the Parties at MJBizCon - via Tress PortfolioCo Cannabis Now

The music industry has SXSW, tech has CES, the comics industry has Comicon and weed has MJBizCon.

Held every November in Las Vegas, MJBizCon is the most-dominant cannabis business-to-business conference. But what began as a trade show for cultivators
2018-11-21
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Elise McRoberts
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WEED, CANNABIS, NEWS