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    With Canada’s direct cannabis market projected by Ernst & Young to hit 11 billion CAD in valuation in the next six years, and with an expected consumer pivot away from combustible forms of cannabis towards extracts, edibles, and nonedible derivatives, there has never been a better time to invest...
    Hillcrest Merchant Partners is a Toronto-based merchant bank and venture capital firm focused on early stage and mid-market growth companies. The company is led by Mark Attanasio — formerly the president of Dundee Capital Markets and Eight Capital — and Donato Sferra, who was the director of...
  • DONATO SFERRA EXPERIENCE:

    Managing Partner at Hillcrest Merchant Partners Inc.

    September 2017 - Present | Toronto, Onatrio

    Angel Investor: Cannabis, Electric Metals, Blockchain, Mining, Gaming, Tech and Special Sits. Always looking to meet great management teams with great ideas.

    Managing Director Investment Banking at Eight Capital

    2016 - 2017 | Toronto, Ontario

    Cannabis, Electric Metals, Mining, Gaming and Tech.

    Director Institutional Sales at DUNDEE CAPITAL MARKETS

    2011 - 2013 | TORONTO, ONTARIO

    Canadian Equities to North American Institutions.

    Managing Director Investment Banking at Dundee Capital Markets

    2009 - 2011 | Toronto, Ontario

    Cannabis, Electric Metals, Mining, Gaming and Tech.

    Director Institutional Sales at Macquarie Group

    2009 - 2011 | Toronto, Ontario

    Canadian Equities to North American Institutions.

    Vice President Investments at Pinetree Capital Ltd.

    2006 - 2008 | Toronto, Ontario

    Angel Investing focussed on Mining, Energy and Tech.

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