New Boulder-based cannabis VC partners with Israeli crowdfunding platform – BizWestPosted by On

BOULDER — New cannabis venture-capital fund 7thirty Fund LLC has partnered with OurCrowd, a global investment platform.

OurCrowd is a Jerusalem-based crowdfunding platform for accredited investors and 7thirty Fund is Boulder based. The new $30 million fund, launched in January, is focused on technology ancillary to the cannabis industry, such as ag-tech, SaaS solutions and research. The fund is managed by Micah Tapman, who previously helped run day-to-day operations at CanopyBoulder.

“The industry is larger now, and there is more room for VC funds to make good investments,” Tapman told BizWest, explaining his decision to step away from the day-to-day of CanopyBoulder in order to start 7thirty. “When Patrick [Rea] and I started Canopy in 2014, our original idea was a VC fund, but the industry wasn’t large enough to support it. We switched to an accelerator and micro-VC…

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