Investment adviser Jan Siemons of the Holland-based International Trade & Investment Center will talk about the hemp investment landscape at this year’s Entrepreneurship & Investing Summit at HempToday Center in Poland, Oct. 25-26, 2019.
Accreditations are still available for the Summit, which is limited to 25 participants. [click here to sign up]
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Siemons, who serves as Chairman at ITIC, is also a board member of various business councils and think tanks in China, Europe, Asean, Japan, Iran, Turkey and India, and serves the supervisory boards of leading real estate companies
The Summit is one in a series of annual hemp-focused micro-conferences jointly organized by HempToday, the European Industrial Hemp Association, Czech-based Hempoint, marketplace HempTrade and the matchmaking platform Enterprise Hemp.
Two intense days
The two-day Summit aims to help startup and early stage hemp companies of all sizes advance their enterprises through networking, matchmaking, intelligence gathering and transfer of knowhow, Reyher said.
Topics for the summit include: How to turn your idea into a business; bootstrapping & bartering your way to success; preparing for investment; developing a strategic plan; organizing for growth; social responsibility; evaluating investors; marketing & communications; writing the business plan; and financial planning.
All participants have the opportunity to present their ideas and enterprises during the Summit to get direct feedback from the experts and fellow entrepreneurs on hand.
Participants will hear advice from Jacek Kramarz, Director of Business Development at CBD maker HemPoland. Kramarz oversaw the rapid development and eventual sale of the Poland-based company to The Green Organic Dutchman Holdings Ltd., of Canada in 2018, to date one of the biggest deals of its kind in European hemp. He previously worked in management consulting in Vienna where he coordinated international projects tackling complex changes in company ownership and restructuring. He is also a licensed securities broker.
Other presenters and mentors confirmed so far for the Summit are cannabis veteran and entrepreneur Hana Gabrielova of Czech-based Hempoint, a vertically integrated farming, food production and consulting company; and Muhammed A Qayyum, Co founder & CEO at Fytocina SL, Spain, a natural products specialist and innovator working in herbals and nutraceuticals.
Applications are still open for investors, mentors, consultants and senior executives to address the Summit.