Yale School of Management

Program on Entrepreneurship

Creating entrepreneurs for business and society.

Brendan Kennedy (SOM '05) Speaks on Private Equity in the Cannabis Industry


Brendan Kennedy, CEO of Privateer Holdings, spoke with Yale School of Management’s Kyle Jensen on founding his own venture capital firm and investing in the cannabis industry. Kennedy’s firm, Privateer Holdings, uses strategic investments in the cannabis industry to acquire and create mainstream brands, professionalizing the cannabis business landscape through the power of private enterprise.