Ross O'Brien

Ross O'Brien

Entrepreneur Leadership Network Writer
Managing Partner Entrepreneur Select, LLC
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About Ross O'Brien

Ross is the Managing Partner of Entrepreneur Select, the first venture affiliate of Entrepreneur Media, is a frequent contributor and judge on Elevator Pitch. He is a lifelong entrepreneur, venture capitalist, published author and has a diverse investment background across a variety of sectors.

Areas of Expertise

Venture Capital
Venture Capital
Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship
Cannabis
Cannabis
Investing
Investing
Raising Capital
Raising Capital
Finance
Finance
Leadership
Leadership
Exit Strategies
Exit Strategies

Books By Ross O'Brien

Cannabis Capital

More From Ross O'Brien

Cannabis

Cannabis Isn't Just an Industry. It's a Global Economy

Like every economy, there will be emerging sectors and sub-industries within those sectors
Crisis Management

6 Steps To Steering Your Cannabis Business To Recovery

As the economy continues to reopen, make sure you follow these steps to ensure survival.
Pitch Perfect

6 Insider Tips On How To Pitch Your Business To Investors

A top cannabis investor explains how to tailor your business presentation so top decision makers like him take notice.
Crisis Management

3 Actions You Must Take In Times Of Uncertainty

The words I consistently hear on the lips of most cannabis CEOs and founders: Simplify, save, and sell.
Cannabis

Why Your Cannabis Business Needs an Exit Strategy Even Before You Enter the Marketplace

Investors will want to know how they'll get their money out before they hand you a dime. Find out which three exit strategies they'll be considering.
Cannabis

How Investors Place a Value on Your Cannabis Business

To try to ensure that they're not going to lose money if they invest in your business, investors will determine a value for it. Find out how they do it.
Cannabis

How Risky Is Your Cannabis Business?

If you're considering raising funding for your cannabis business, be sure to calculate the risk that's involved in making it a success. It'll be one of the first things potential investors want to know.
Cannabis

Insider Tips for Crafting a Cannabis Business Plan That Attracts Investors

Follow this expert advice to create a business plan that proves you know what you're doing and can start and grow a profitable cannabis business.
Cannabis

4 Key Things You Have to Manage in Your Cannabis Business in Order to Succeed

Don't neglect the business of managing these four key areas - or you may see your dreams of entrepreneurship go up in smoke.
Cannabis

How the Feds Protect the Cannabis Industry and How Things Could Change

Find out what Uncle Sam's put in place to protect your business and what new legislation could be coming down the pike.
Funding

Why Traditional Venture Capitalists Don't Invest in Cannabis Companies -- And Who Will

Not all VCs are interested in cannabis companies. But some are. Find out who may be interested in helping to fund your cannabis venture.

How to Raise Cannabis Venture Capital

For cannabis companies seeking capital, these five R's are essential.