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Emily Paxhia


Emily Paxhia is a co-founder and Managing Partner of Poseidon. Ms. Paxhia has been actively investing in the cannabis industry since January 2014. She has reviewed thousands of companies and has worked with countless founders in multiple capacities. She has helped to shape founders’ pitch preparations, their go-to-market strategies/ product launches, and advised on day-to-day business operations. Ms. Paxhia has held board seats for multiple portfolio companies and participates as an adviser to multiple teams.

Extremely active in the investment decision making and ongoing investment oversight processes, she works closely with her partners to create meaningful deal structures, ensuring that proper governance is carried out at the company level. Further, Ms. Paxhia has dedicated time and energy to supporting policy groups and has served on the Board of Directors of the Marijuana Policy Project. She also currently serves on the Board of Athletes for CARE.

Ms. Paxhia graduated from New York University with an M.A. in Psychology in 2008. She graduated from Skidmore College with a B.A. in Psychology in 2002.