Areas of Expertise:
- Financial Modeling
- Turnaround Strategy and Management
- New Product & Market Launch
- Regulatory Compliance (Licenses and Permits)
- Mergers and Acquisitions
Haris Ali is a seasoned entrepreneur. Having identified a disconnect between regulations and incumbent cannabis businesses in early 2017, Haris co-founded a one-stop-shop for all licensing, regulatory and compliance matters for cannabis businesses and entrepreneurs. As the company’s president, Haris assumed the lead role as a strategist, successfully representing clients to secure cannabis business licenses in competitive, rigorous, and merit-based jurisdictions.
Capitalizing on his background in economics, real estate development, and retail store ownership, Haris has transitioned from the role of consultant to operator and investor. He is the Fund Manager and CIO of M81 Equities, a private equity fund investing and supporting fully-integrated agriculture companies throughout the United States and Canada. He is committed to enabling investments in the development of agrotechnology and research in consumer health & behavior.
How I Add Value to your Business:
Haris is determined to see small businesses thrive, establishing a firm footprint in the Coachella Valley. To that end, through his network of lenders and investors, Haris is dedicated to secure the necessary financing and professional assistance for the local businesses. Together with the Riverside County and Small Business Administration, Haris looks forward to promoting the financial health, expansion and strategic planning of your business.
Words of Wisdom:
“It is not the defeat that destroys you, it is being demoralized by the defeat that destroys you.” – Imran Khan, Prime Minister of Pakistan