SAN FRANCISCO, CA - 01/08/2019 — Multiverse Capital™ (Multiverse) is pleased to announce that Martin (Marty) Dirks has joined the firm as Head of the Investment Committee. Multiverse Capital has 3 global cannabis/hemp venture funds covering ancillary, medicinal and recreational sectors of the legal cannabis and hemp industries. Multiverse, along with its advisory group 3C Consulting, LLC, the leading strategic global cannabis consulting company, have operated in 13 countries and 30 US states, helping nearly 300 cannabis and hemp companies with structuring, strategy, licensing applications, and operations.
Marty has a long history in fund management with over twenty years of experience as an institutional investment manager. He has been a long/short equity analyst/portfolio manager at Harvard University’s Endowment Fund and also served at Feshbach Brothers and Odyssey Partners. At Harvard, he was the sole manager of a technology equity portfolio that grew from $110 million to $870 million. As an investment consultant at Milliman, he advised pension plans, endowments, and foundations and was the in-house expert for hedge funds, venture capital, private equity, and other alternative investments. Marty is a Senior Adjunct Professor of Finance at Golden Gate University in San Francisco. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BS in Engineering Physics.
“We could not be more pleased to have Marty with us on this wonderful endeavor,” said Nic Easley, CEO and Managing Director of Multiverse. “Marty brings significant and proven fund management experience which nicely rounds-out our Multiverse team.”
“I’m excited to be a part of such a strong team, in a rapidly growing space like the global cannabis industry”, said Dirks. “I intend on utilizing my 20+ years of fund management experience to provide the highest possible IRR for our limited partners as well as solid guidance for our portfolio companies.”
About Multiverse Capital
Multiverse Capital has 3 global venture funds covering ancillary, medicinal and recreational sectors of the legal cannabis and hemp industries. Our name, Multiverse Capital, reflects our comprehensive strategy spanning private and public global cannabis companies across all sectors of the industry.
Our unique advantage lies in our relationship with 3C Consulting, LLC™, the leading global strategic cannabis consulting firm. 3C acts as an in-house advisory group to Multiverse Capital. 3C has traveled to 30 countries working with nearly 300 cannabis companies and provides corporate operational experience, financial management, compliance, and licensing services to 20-40 companies per quarter. This strategic advantage, combined with an unparalleled network within the cannabis industry, enables us to select scalable cannabis companies that maintain outstanding management teams, strong industry brands, and unique intellectual property. Multiverse Capital™ invests in great cannabis companies whether cultivation, extraction, retail, real estate or ancillary products and services.
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