NewWest Connect

NewWest + 49 North + The ExCapsa Group
Investment Opportunities

We are pleased and excited to inform of you a new partnership and service offered by the NewWest Summit team, 49 North LLC and The ExCapsa Group called NewWest Connect. NewWest Connect is a service that will allow cannabis issuers to take advantage of the NewWest brand and Summit, the 49 North experience in investor marketing nationwide and the merchant and investment banking focus of The ExCapsa Group within the cannabis vertical.
The New West Connect service line includes the following:
  • The Annual NewWest Summit
  • Nationwide roadshow marketing
  • Corporate advisory
  • Investment Participation
  • Capital Raising
  • Business Development/Sales
  • Insurance Services
  • Tax and Legal Services
NewWest Connect specializes in helping cannabis issuers more effectively access the U.S. Capital markets and more specifically quality U.S. retail investors throughout the country. The service targets relevant independent wealth advisors, registered investment advisors and smaller institutions that run anywhere between 50-500 million and are off the radar of Wall St. and Bay St. firms. Geographically, we focus on markets that are underserviced by the brokerage community. These markets include but are not limited to the following:
  • San Francisco
  • Los Angeles
  • Orange County
  • Portland
  • Seattle
  • Atlanta
  • Miami
The combined domain expertise of NewWest, 49 North LLC and The ExCapsa Group in developing NewWest Connect is unparalleled for issuers looking to satisfy their financing needs as well as broaden their shareholder base within the United States.
For more information on NewWest Connect services please contact:

Matthew Barry - 707-294-7438
Jim McAlpine – 530-906-1263
Wade Diebner – 925-216-8074

Matthew Greene

New York, NY, USA
CEO & Founder, Edible Science, LLC

Matt Greene has spent his entire career in the marketing, advertising and AdTech industry. His fascination with technology began in 1987 while working with his client Steve Jobs in developing the launch strategies for NeXT Computers. Starting in 1998, Matt pioneered online advertising and supporting technologies for the digital ad agency he founded, Blue Ribbon Digital, where his team drove innovation across all aspects of digital media - from Search to Mobile and Video, his agency measurably generated over $2BB in revenues for their Fortune 100 clients. In this capacity, Matt has spoken at leading conferences such as AdTech, iMedia Summits and the Googleplex in Mountain View, CA. Starting in 2015, Matt re-focused his energies on the burgeoning cannabis industry knowing that the need for innovation in technologies to support the industry would be mandatory. With his his new company, Edible Sciences, he and his team on concentrating their energies in solving the #1 problem facing the edibles sector: Dosing Accuracy. He will be speaking at Binghampton University's TIER Talks in SEPT '17 on technology innovations occurring in the cannabis ancillary space.

Brett Finkelstein

Boca Raton, FL
Managing Director, Phyto Partners LP

Brett is an experienced executive, venture capital and private equity investor and advisor. He has partnered with, worked with and developed key relationships with numerous premier private equity, investment banks, and venture capital companies. As one of the founders of Phyto Partners LP, Brett’s fundamental ambition for the company’s stakeholders is to creatively apply his unique resources of extensive operating skills, certainty to close, access to capital, extensive network of resources and relentless pursuit of excellence to facilitate a more super-charged evolution for enterprises we fund, launch, and maintain activist roles in. For the powerhouse companies we invest in, advise, and or buy we will be providing more investment value and a comfort level for our financial capital partners, as well as our portfolio companies that join us. Phyto Partners LP was profiled in Forbes as one of the leaders in the cannabis industry. Phyto has invested in half of what CB insights profiled as the trailblazers of 2017.