Randy Shipley

Randy Shipley

Randy Shipley

VP Sales, VividGro |

Currently Randy is the VP of Sales and member of exec team at VividGro which is funded by Pegasus Capital Advisors and Merida Capital. Randy was an officer and chief revenue officer with Carrier Access Corporation (CACS) which went public in 1998 on the NASDAQ leading the exchange in market growth from $68M to a high of $2.2B in 12 months as the fastest growing IPO on the NASDAQ.

Randy gained extensive experience in capital raising as the founder of CrowdFundConnect, a leader in white label crowd funding software. In 2014, Randy turned towards what he believes is the largest growth industry opportunity in the world – the cannabis industry. Along with David Friedman he founded the Marijuana Investor Summit held appropriately on 4-20, 2015 in Denver where the first CannaPitch was held before an audience of 1000+. This helped launch other summits and expos each featuring investor workshops and summits including the World Of Cannabis in Las Vegas, California Cannabis Business Expo and Cannabis Capital Summit Las Vegas. He successfully exited this business with the sale of his cannabis businesses to MJIC Inc where he served as Chairman and President.

He provided more than 25 entrepreneur scholarships to attend and exhibit in events and was instrumental in more than 20 investments in early stage cannabis businesses.