Minority Cannabis Business Association and Merida Capital Partners Announce Winners of Inclusive Industry Accelerator

$500K Investment to Help Growth of Five Minority-Owned Businesses in Cannabis and Hemp Industry; In Addition to Capital, i2 Accelerator Recipients to Receive Access to Mentorship, Training, Networks and Tools to Help Businesses Rapidly Scale NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Minority Cannabis Business Association (“MCBA”) and Merida Capital Partners (“Merida”) announced the winning recipients of investment through the Inclusive Industry (“i2”) Accelerator,…

MCBA, Merida Walking The Walk For Social Equity In Cannabis And Hemp

Access to capital remains the most important factor curbing the establishment, expansion and growth of minority-owned businesses, a recent report out of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency says. Now, this trends seems to be magnified and exacerbated in the cannabis and hemp sectors, where businesses already face enough hurdles when seeking capital from…