Founder and Managing Partner of Merida Capital Partners
Mitchell Baruchowitz is the Founder and Managing Partner of Merida Capital Partners, a recently launched cannabis infrastructure fund with investments in GrowGeneration and New Frontier Data. As a cannabis financier and legal analyst, Mitchell has raised ~$70MM for cannabis-related businesses since 2012, primarily in medical–only cultivation and ancillary products that support cultivation operations. He is a limited partner of Greenfield Capital, which is a significant investor in leading seed to sale tracking company BioTrackTHC. He has architected high scoring applications in Connecticut and Minnesota as the founder of cultivators Theraplant(CT), and Leafline Labs(MN). He still sits on the Board of Governors of Leafline, one of only two Minnesota licensed cultivators. Mitchell owns several FINRA licenses and has served as the Head of Investment Banking for both Cavu Securities and ACGM, Inc. Mitchell is a former Associate General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of publicly traded MarketAxess and General Counsel of Pali Capital. He has a B.A in History from Brandeis University and a JD from Boston University School of Law.