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SXSW 2018

Cannabis: The Innovation Lab for our Future

With cannabis legalization advancing worldwide, research and innovation are beginning to foreshadow the future of the industry and how it will influence the world in which we live. Health and wellness applications, mass production of individual cannabinoids, and agriculture technology are a few of the fundamental building blocks that will dramatically shape our future. Discover how cannabis becomes as ubiquitous as the internet through the eyes of early investors in the cannabis industry.

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  1. What are the groundbreaking innovations and research findings occurring right now that will shape the future of the cannabis industry?
  2. How will the cannabis industry influence and shape other mainstream industries, like agriculture, pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals, pet care, and more?
  3. What areas of the cannabis industry are garnering the most interest from investors deploying capital into the space?


  • Ben Larson, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Gateway
  • Carter Laren, Managing Partner & Co-Founder, Gateway


Ben Larson, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Gateway

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  • Event: SXSW
  • Format: Dual
  • Track: Intelligent Future
  • Level: Beginner
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