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盾牌合规首席执行官Noah Carey。(盾牌合规照片)

新资金:西雅图基于盾牌合规筹集了500万美元的资金,以建立其帮助盆栽公司和银行相处的平台。

领导投资者:这一轮由Copia Investments领导,支持金融技术初创公司。

公司背景:Shield’s software lets banks and credit unions manage risk and comply with the ever-changing regulatory environment around marijuana. The startup has 19 employees and currently works with 11 financial institutions across weed-legal states including Colorado, Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan, Ohio and Washington. Total funding to date is $11.3 million at a valuation of $20 million, according to the company.

市场机会:一个estimated 70 percentof cannabis companies lack access to banks due to regulatory uncertainty. Congressional lawmakers are hoping the在这个问题上移动针头通过安全的银行法案,但像盾牌这样的公司可以帮助银行在此期间导航这种不确定性。

CEO Perspective:“我们很高兴看到全国各地的信心Copia投资和全国各地的越来越多的客户,”盾牌首席执行官Noah Carey在一份声明中表示。“它反映了我们的核心信念,即大麻行业必须能够获得银行服务,而我们的目的内容符合该行业的合规性要求,同时使金融机构能够有效地运作。”

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