Derek Mascarenhas

Mika Ventures

About Mika Ventures: Mika Ventures is a business development firm for cannabis startups. We help our clients plan the first stages of their business, find funding and navigate getting started in the legal cannabis industry. We compile business plans, financial models and help in project planning. Our clients are cultivators, retailers and processing businesses, across Canada, with international cases on the horizon.

About Derek: Derek is a seasoned tech entrepreneur, who has 'cut his teeth' in Toronto's tech startup scene with his last startup MIKA Audio. He now assists entrepreneurs in cannabis, by providing financial planning and strategy consulting, as Mika Ventures. Derek is experienced in financially modelling cultivation, edibles, retail and processing startup concepts, as well as in developing strategies  to identify and engage target demographics (while still in the planning stages).