Ask Us Anything: Lending + Funding Edition

Green Check's Ask Us Anything series is a 1 hour, rapid-fire Q&A session for cannabis operators. Really, it's for anyone who needs their questions answered on special topics important to running any type of cannabis operation.

Monday December 18, 2023 3 PM | 60 Minutes

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Where in the world are you going to get answers to the most burning questions when it comes to borrowing money for your cannabis operation? Well, it’s right here!  Borrowing for your bud business doesn’t have to be a headbanger.  Let us clear the smoke and mirrors and answer your questions!

Hoops?  Nope, we don’t have any to jump through, not with our trusted lending and funding partners, who are ready to answer your questions.

Questions about:

  • Debt Consolidation?
  • Capital for Retail Expansion?
  • Equipment Financing?
  • Buying or Upgrading Existing Equipment?
  • Working Capital?
  • All of the above?

We’ll cover it.  

But we know you’ve got more questions!  Register and submit your questions ahead of time, or we will answer them live!

Who Should Attend:

  • Licensed cannabis operators (cultivators, wholesalers, distributors, retailers)
  • Pre-license cannabis license holders
  • Ancillary businesses serving the cannabis industry
  • CFOs, accountants, and finance teams running a cannabis business
  • Anyone else looking to raise capital in the cannabis industry

Take Aways:

  • Full recording of the presentation
  • Contact information for our presenters
  • Answers to your questions
  • Free access to the Green Check Connect Marketplace


Todd Rosales

Client Advisor, Green Check

Todd, a seasoned sales and marketing professional with over 15 years of experience, brings a diverse background encompassing technology, finance, and cannabis to Green Check. Before joining Green Check, Todd co-founded Highsman, an asset-light, multistate cannabis brand alongside former NFL running back Ricky Williams. Additionally, you can gain valuable insights from Todd through his weekly podcast, 'Elevate Your Grind.

Ben Barker

VP, Cannabis Lending, FOCUS Bank

Ben Barker is the Vice President of Cannabis lending at FOCUS Bank in Sikeston, MO. With over 13 years of banking experience, Ben’s portfolio comprises all cannabis lending projects and provides consumer, commercial, and agricultural lending services. He is a graduate of the LSU Graduate School of Banking.

Adam Stettner

CEO, Fundcanna

Adam has 30 years of finance experience of which the last 20 years have been in consumer and commercial lending. In that time he has founded and run companies that have originated approximately $20 Billion of on balance sheet assets. He has partnered with banks, been on executive teams that have taken companies public, merged with a Fortune 500 company and brought private equity into his last company resulting in a takeover/merger of an industry peer. Adam has focused his efforts on cannabis funding since founding FundCanna in 2021.

Todd Rowe

President, BitX

Todd Rowe is the dynamic CEO of BitX Capital, a leading fintech company revolutionizing the small business lending space. Armed with a Finance and Economics degree, Todd's career trajectory has been marked by strategic acumen and innovation in the SMB lending space. At BitX Capital, Todd leads the charge as the company's CEO, steering it to unprecedented success. BitX Capital is a marketplace for small business loans, connecting clients with the right lender and loan. Specializing in startup loans in the cannabis space, the company under Todd's leadership has become a trailblazer in providing financing for small businesses from startup to SBA 7a and every loan in between. Todd's commitment to industry knowledge-sharing is evident on his LinkedIn profile, where he actively engages in discussions. As an advocate for the small business community, Todd Rowe is shaping the future of finance through BitX Capital, empowering businesses to thrive in the current economy.