Treehouse Global Ventures has added two accomplished women in the cannabis industry to its Senior Advisory Board. Emily Paxhia of Poseidon Asset Management and Tahira Rehmatullah of MTech join TGV founders Lindy Snider, Gaynell Rogers and Lori Ferrara who were named “Women to Watch in 2019” by the leading industry publication trade MJ Business Daily.
Treehouse Global Ventures investment fund is the capital partner of choice for companies led by women and minorities. There is no other funding vehicle focused primarily on women, minorities, and innovative business models across multiple industries.
Emily Paxhia is Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Poseidon Asset Management. Barclay Hedge awarded Poseidon as the #1 Sector-Based Performing Fund (2016-2018). Paxhia has also been named as one of the most powerful women in the cannabis industry by Fortune Magazine, she has reviewed thousands of companies in the cannabis industry and worked with a number of founders in a multitude of capacities including consult for founders’ pitch preparations, go-to-market strategies, product launches, and day-to-day business operations. Emily has dedicated time and energy to supporting policy groups, serving previously on the Board of Directors for the Marijuana Policy Project, presently for Athletes for CARE. Additionally, she serves on the Board of Directors for The Initiative accelerator program.
Tahira Rehmatullah is the CFO of MTech Acquisition Corp. and Managing Director of Hypur Ventures, where she is responsible for investment sourcing and portfolio company management. Also named by Fortune as one of the most powerful women in the industry, Tahira is dedicated to developing female and minority leadership in cannabis and serves as an advisor to numerous businesses and entrepreneurs in the space.
Most recently, Rehmatullah was instrumental in bringing together MTech and cannabis seed-to-sale tracking company MJ Freeway, which has filed to be listed on the NASDAQ exchange in the U.S. If MJ Freeway is approved to list on the exchange, it will be the first cannabis company to list on a major U.S. exchange that is le by a female CEO – Jessica Billingsley.
“We are delighted to add Emily and Tahira to our senior advisory board and look forward to many collaborations around the country and the globe with these two gifted women leaders,” said, Founder Lindy Snider.