These are the 15 buzziest cannabis startups to bet on in 2020, according to top investors

Inside Clever Leaves’ Colombian facility Clever Leaves

Date founded: 2016

Funding raised: $100 million

Post-money valuation: Not disclosed

What it does: Clever Leaves is a medical cannabis company with operations in Colombia, Canada, Germany, Portugal, and the United States. 

Prominent backers: Clever Leaves declined to disclose its investors, but said they include institutional investors, family offices, and wealthy individuals.

Why VCs like the company: 

Nico Richardson of AFI Capital Partners said that Clever Leaves is a top choice because it has been “building an international supply chain with equatorial production in Colombia and import licenses in Europe.”

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