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Brendan KennedyPrivateer is a private equity firm focused on making investments in the cannabis industry as the legalization of marijuana continues throughout the United States. Some of Privateer’s portfolio companies include Leafly, a user-generated reviews website for all things cannabis related; Tilray, a producer of medical cannabis in British Columbia, Canada; and Marley Natural, a global brand in partnership with the Bob Marley family.

Jessica speaks with Brendan about how he built Privateer, from scratch.

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Ethan BrownBeyond Meat makes meat using plant protein instead of animal protein. The goal is to make a healthier product that looks, tastes, feels, and smells like chicken or beef using fewer natural resources.

Ethan speaks with Jessica about how he launched Beyond Meat, from scratch.

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