Mr. Garreton is a successful entrepreneur in the fields of innovation, technology and life sciences, and a former member of Congress in Argentina. His successful track record as an entrepreneur includes founding InvertirOnline.com, one of Latin America’s largest online brokerage firms, as well as founding and serving as director of SociaLab and Sistema B, the most important platform for social entrepreneurs in Latin America. Mr. Garreton also has strategic involvement with other cannabis companies including YVY Life Sciences in Uruguay and Flow Kana in California. Mr. Garreton is a director of various successful companies such as: YVY Life Sciences, Pachama.com, VU Security, Untech.bio, Bulltick, GoodPeople, Inipop.com and others. Also, he is an investor in companies such as ClaraFoods, TheNotCompany, Blue Planet Ecosystems, Memphis Meat, Cambridge Crops, Electro-Active Technologies (EAT), Unbox Robotics, Prellisbio.com and MycoWorks.
Mr. Villalba is one of the founders of Blueberries Medical Corp., he is currently CEO of Stratus Energy Corp, Director of Andes Labs Inc, Chairman of La Fortuna Coal SAS and Terram Resourses SAS, has an experience of more than 20 years in the energy mining sector, technology and medicinal cannabis in Latin America. He actively participates in the business, commercial and logistics development committees of the companies where he is involved. Additionally, he has actively participated in capital raises totaling more than USD 100 MM in the companies of which he is currently a part.
Mr. Hochbaum is currently director of Control Media S.A., a holding company, with investments in real estate, media, technology and food business. Mr. Hochbaum is a trained attorney, graduating with honors from Torcuato Di Tella University in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Following his graduation from law school, he served for two years with the federal criminal justice division in Argentina, until joining Pampa Energía, one of the largest oil and gas companies in Argentina where he focused on capital markets and M&A initiatives for one year. Following his departure from Pampa Energía, Mr. Hochbaum joined Salaverri, Burgio & Wetzler Malbrán, a legal firm based in Buenos Aires, specializing in M&A and debt and equity financing deals.