Associate, Backplane Capital
Michael Finkbeiner is an Associate at Backplane Capital, a seed stage venture firm focused on the cannabis industry. Prior to Backplane, Michael acted as Director of Operations of Gateway, widely recognized as the premier business accelerator for startups in the cannabis space. Before entering the cannabis industry, Michael held operational and client relations roles in the wearable tech and health and wellness sectors, most significantly as part of the founding team that grew We Are Wearables to the largest wearable tech community across the globe.
The future of farming is in smart glasses and AR-powered supply chain platforms and the crop to drive adoption of this technology is cannabis. While some view the complex regulatory landscape and cultural stigma associated with cannabis as limiting growth, these conditions actually create fertile ground for innovation in agricultural technology. Tools to help optimize […]