Tyler is the co-founder and Managing Director of Green Acre Capital. Prior to starting Green Acre, he worked in investment banking with about ten years on the institutional sales desk of FirstEnergy Capital. There he focused on private equity clientele and financings.
He graduated from the University of Saskatchewan with a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance. Tyler gained 18 years of investment banking and capital markets experience prior to co-founding Green Acre. Approximately 10 years of that experience was spent on the institutional sales desk of FirstEnergy Capital. He focused on private equity clientele and financings. He spent three years in the investment banking group of an energy boutique dealer and two years at CIBC Wood Gundy.
Green Acre Capital is a private investment fund dedicated to making investments in the legal cannabis industry. They hold a portfolio of private companies across multiple cannabis verticals in Canada and various international jurisdictions. Green Acre was an early cannabis VC fund in Canada and currently manages in excess of $115 million in assets across two funds.
In this episode, we discuss Green Acre, how he evaluates investment opportunities as well as his investment banking and institutional sales experience. We get into how to present yourself to potential investors as well as the relationships that matter when engaging backers.
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