Meris Kott the CEO of Redfund Capital Corporation and Ria Kitsch the VP Human Resources at Hiku Brands Company Ltd. (CSE:HIKU,OTCUS:DJACF) recently got featured in Proactive Investors. The article talks about women shaping the cannabis industry in Canada.
“In order to survive in this sector, you have to have strong chops, a killer resolve and the tenacity to do whatever it takes. It’s that entrepreneurial spirit that is key. Being a woman just happens to be one part of the equation.” – The article states
“I come from an investment banking family, which funded emerging market growth companies. About 12 years ago, we started looking at the cannabis industry, and we didn’t touch it, figured it wasn’t ever going to happen. We got into the industry in 2012, after Amendment 64 passed in Colorado. We’re now launching the first debt facility merchant bank, Redfund Capital Corp., focused on funding cannabis related revenue producing companies.” Redfund Capital CEO talks about her journey into the Cannabis industry.
“I’m the vice president of HR at Hiku. Back in 2013, we saw an opportunity in getting into commercial cultivation, so we put in our application. We received our license to sell just this year. It’s been a long road but here we are. We merged with Tokyo Smoke in January. We then just recently merged with WeedMD in a pretty transformational transaction: combining a premium cannabis brand house and retail-focused operator.” VP Human Resources at Hiku Brands Company Ltd, Ria Kitsch states when asked about her journey.
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