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Brendan Kennedy

Privateer Holdings, Inc.

Seattle, US

Chief Executive Officer

Privateer Holdings, Inc.

Brendan Kennedy
Biography
Brendan brings a strong background of entrepreneurship and hands-on business experience to Privateer Holdings. He’s successfully led the development of new and existing companies, building teams, crafting products and guiding operations. With a voracious appetite for information, Brendan’s insight into technology and growth industries led him to the forefront of consultation and solutions for the venture-backed business community.

Brendan Kennedy’s Newsfeed

11 Aug 2017
​Is Pot Replacing Alcohol? It’s a Money Making Business

There are many tiny companies focused on marijuana, and even a marijuana stock index. But the nature of small stocks is explosive growth and outsized risk. It takes a fair amount of research to know who is real and who is likely to go up in smoke (pun intended). That’s why we’ve invited noted marijuana industry expert Brendan Kennedy to our Irrational Economic Summit in October to give us the inside scoop. He is the CEO of Privateer Holdings, the world’s first private equity firm investing exclusively in legalized cannabis. With the industry in its infancy, this should be a fabulous time to get in before it goes mainstream.

26 Jul 2017
Cyprus Legalizes Medical Cannabis

On May 4, Tilray announced that its cannabinoid-based products have been cleared for distribution in Cyprus. The company is working with the nation’s Ministry of Health to import and distribute Tilray Drops. “We are proud to be able to offer patients access to high-quality, pharmaceutical-grade medical cannabis products in Cyprus,” Brendan Kennedy, Tilray President, stated in a press release.

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Brendan Kennedy’s Background

Chief Executive Officer
May 2010 - Present
Seattle, US
Privateer Holdings is a private equity firm that’s actively shaping the remarkably promising cannabis marketplace through the development of strategic acquisitions and investments. We enlist years of hands-on VC experience with trusted advisors, qualified investors, and industry-leading partners to seek bountiful returns both financial and broadly beneficial.
President
Dec 2011 - Present
Seattle, US
Leafly is the world's largest cannabis website. Over 10 million adult consumers and medical marijuana patients visit leafly each month to find cannabis strains nearby, browse strains, read news, and review clinics through an attractive and nurturing online environment.
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Brendan Kennedy’s Education

MS Engineering
1994 - 1995
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