Buchanan and The Conscious Fund launch Partnership
Buchanan, a WPP-owned financial communications advisory, and The Conscious Fund, the most active early-stage investor in the psychedelic medicine sector, are pleased to announce a partnership to support the burgeoning psychedelic medicine sector.
First Female-founded Psychedelic Biotech Company Launches
Aphrodite Health, a first-of-its-kind biotech company in the rapidly emerging multibillion dollar psychedelic medicine sector, launches today. Founded by women, and focused on addressing women’s mental and physical health with psychedelic enhanced treatments. The company has developed a two pronged approach, with a long term drug discovery program to bring an FDA approved drug to market.
Female-founded Psychedelic Biotech Company Aphrodite Health Launches with a Focus on Women’s Mental and Physical Health
Aphrodite Health, a new biotech company in the rapidly emerging multibillion dollar psychedelic medicine sector, launches today. Founded by women, and focused on addressing women’s mental and physical health with psychedelic enhanced treatments, the company has developed a two pronged approach, with a long term drug discovery program to bring an FDA approved drug to market.
Psychedelics Wellness Brand Gwella Takes on Funding
“We are thrilled to welcome such an inventive CPG brand house to the TCF family as an excellent complement our existing portfolio of drug discovery, clinic, and technology-focused psychedelic start-ups, and are very excited by Gwella’s potential to actively generate meaningful revenue in the near-term,” explains Michael Hoyos, Co-Founding Partner, The Conscious Fund.
Aphrodite Health Is Here To Shift The Narrative: The First Psychedelics Company ‘For Women, By Women’
The psychedelics industry is expanding rapidly, with dozens of new companies emerging over the last two years. While psychedelic drugs and the mental health issues companies hope to treat with them are experienced by people of all races and genders, the vast majority of psychedelic executives don’t reflect that diversity.
First Female-founded Psychedelic Biotech Company Launches
The company’s all-female founding team and C-Suite also comprises powerhouse executives including Chief of Staff Vestaen Balbuena, who is also a Senior Associate of funding backers The Conscious Fund. Balbuena states, “In venture capital today, less than 5% of founding teams include diverse founders. It’s important that we level the playing field so fifty percent of our portfolio includes underrepresented entrepreneurial teams. With this in mind, I am delighted to join Aphrodite Health as a co-founder and proud to be part of the team that is blazing a new trail in supporting women’s healthcare needs.”
Aphrodite Health, All-Female Founded And Managed Psychedelics Company Launches, Will Focus On Helping Women
Aphrodite Health, a first-of-its-kind biotech company in the emerging multibillion-dollar psychedelics medicine industry, launched on Friday. Founded and operated by women, Aphrodite will focus on women’s mental and physical health with psychedelic enhanced treatments and a long-term drug discovery program to bring FDA-approved drugs to market.
Psychedellux June 4, 2021
Privately-held Gwella Mushrooms Inc. closed on its oversubscribed financing round with some of the industry’s top firms, including The Conscious Fund, Vice Ventures, Palo Santo, Ambria Capital and Vine Ventures, as well as several other investors contributing an additional $1.5M strategic investment.
Enveric Biosciences Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire MagicMed Industries
With this acquisition, Enveric will expand and complement its pipeline of naturally occurring cannabinoid compounds with a robust portfolio of psychedelic-derived molecules.
Drug developer uses RWE to research psychedelic therapies
The UK-based development and research firm hopes to accelerate patient access to psychedelic therapies for treatment of various mental health conditions.
PSYC Provides an Update on Its Investment into The Conscious Fund
Global Trac Solutions, Inc. (OTCPink: PSYC) (“Global Trac” “PSYC” or the “Company”) the first publicly traded digital media company within the emerging sector of medicinal psychedelics, is pleased to provide its shareholders with an update on the Company’s investment in The Conscious Fund (the “Fund”), an early-stage venture capital fund focused on the emerging sector of medicinal psychedelics.
Heroic Dose Event Explores Promise of Psychedelic Medicine for Veterans, Military & Servicemen and Women
Microdose Psychedelic Insights, along with Entheon Biomedical Corp., Bexson Biomedical, HavnLife and The Conscious Fund, present the Heroic Dose. The Heroic Dose will commence on 22nd April at 8:45 am EST. This one-day virtual conference explores the use of psychedelic therapies for military veterans and first responders in an effort to combat the alarming rates of PTSD, substance abuse and suicide in this valuable yet underserved demographic.
Is it Possible to Create an Ethical Psychedelics Company?
Like Turnbull, many of the major figures in the psychedelic community say they’re not against patents for truly novel inventions regarding psychedelics. Doblin, during the Ethical IP panel, said that though MAPS has had an anti-patent strategy, it is still deciding whether or not it is “ideologically opposed” to patenting.
Henri Sant-Cassia: Access and Psychedelic Capitalism
Sound investment, market intelligence, and balanced perspective are Henri’s keys to psychedelics access. As a venture capitalist, he’s involved in several for-profit and non-profit plant medicine initiatives and brings his perspective to our conversation about the lessons psychedelics can learn from cigarettes, why we’re unlikely to see a recreational psychedelics investing boom, and the problem with demonizing corporate capitalism in psychedelics.
Former NHL enforcer Daniel Carcillo has started a psilocybin company to help people with brain injuries
It doesn’t take Daniel Carcillo long to drop the gloves, metaphorically speaking. “I’m a no-bullshit type of person,” says the former NHLer and now CEO of Wesana Health, a Chicago-based life science company. “I will hold people accountable, organizations accountable, for past transgressions, and I’ll fight for the survivors. That’s what I do. That’s what I did in my career: I sacrificed myself for the good of the team. That’s what I continue to do with Wesana.”
How The Conscious Fund Is Changing Perceptions About Psychedelics
UK-based venture capital fund The Conscious Fund wants to change how we think about psychedelics. The fund invests in early-stage life sciences ventures with a focus on the emerging psychedelic medicine space — specifically, those companies focused on mental health, addiction, and pain.
An ex-Blackhawks player’s quest to treat brain injuries with psychedelics
Daniel Carcillo retired from the NHL in 2015, not long after he sustained his seventh concussion. As a member of two Stanley Cup-winning Chicago Blackhawks teams in 2013 and 2015, Carcillo was an enforcer, regularly doling out hits and checking the opposition into the boards.
MEC Signs RTO Definitive Agreement To Acquire Albert Labs, A European Psychedelic Drug Researcher & Developer
Albert Labs leverages Real-World Evidence (RWE) studies across Europe to accelerate access to its proprietary psilocybin-based therapy for patients with urgent, unmet needs.
MagicMed Industries Announces Collaboration with Artificial Intelligence Thought Leaders and the Launch of PsyAI™
MagicMed Industries Inc. (CSE: MGIC reserved) (“MagicMed” or the “Company“) announced today a collaboration among the Company, Dr. Suran Goonatilake and Dr. Eric Nyberg, renowned thought leaders in artificial intelligence (“AI“). Together the parties are building PsyAITM, a tool designed to provide comprehensive, pharmaceutical design, manufacturing, pharmacology predictive and validating methodologies in an effort to modernize psychedelic medicine.
February’s Psychedelic Capital Investigates Institutional Vs Retail Investor Impact
Microdose Psychedelic Insights (“Microdose”), a leader in B2B psychedelic intelligence, to present in a partnership with The Conscious Fund the most active VC in psychedelic space, the next edition of Psychedelic Capital.
The Conscious Acquisition Company
Exchange Listing, LLC and The Conscious Fund announce their partnership and the creation of The Conscious Acquisition Company. The new venture is a range of Special Purpose Acquisition Company’s (SPACs) aimed to create long-term value in psychedelic medicine.
Proclinical Executive and The Conscious Fund Partner to Boost Psychedelic Start-Ups
Psychedelic medicine start-ups are set to benefit from a newly-formed partnership between life science executive search specialists, Proclinical Executive, and venture capital investors, The Conscious Fund.
The Future of Mental Health and Addiction Therapy: Why Capital is Flowing into Psychedelics
Psychedelics is one segment of the healthcare industry that is rapidly researching and developing transformative products that may have the potential to provide treatment to those suffering from mental illnesses, addiction, and other often overlooked and stigmatized conditions.
Psilocybin startup visualized by NHL enforcer and Blackhawk champ raises $4 million
Co-founded by two-time National Hockey League (NHL) champion-turned mental health advocate Daniel Carcillo and cannabis serial entrepreneur Chad Bronstein, Wesana will allocate fresh funding towards the use of psychedelics in the treatment of traumatic brain injury.
GHP Noetic Science-Psychedelic Pharma and Diamond Therapeutics Announce Proposed Qualifying Transaction
GHP Noetic Science-Psychedelic
Pharma Inc. (TSXV:PSYF.P) (“GHP”), a capital pool company, and Diamond
Therapeutics Inc. (“Diamond”), a psychedelic drug development company focused on low-dose therapies for mental health, are pleased to announce the signing of a letter of intent dated effective February 2, 2021 (the “LOI”).
Bexson Biomedical Raises $4.8 Million In Oversubscribed Series A
Bexson Biomedical, Inc., a research-stage company developing a subcutaneous ketamine treatment platform for pain management and mental health disorders, announced today that they closed a $4.8 million Series A round of financing. Learn more.
Wesana Health Closes $4 Million Convertible Note Round
The $4 million round, led by The Conscious Fund and Ambria Capital, LLC, provides funding to support the Company’s entry into the emerging psychedelics space. Learn more.
From NHL Enforcer To CEO: Daniel Carcillo’s New Company Wants To Treat Traumatic Brain Injury With Psilocybin
The newest CEO in the psychedelics space is a former NHL enforcer who wants to treat traumatic brain injury with psilocybin. Learn more.
Global Trac Solutions, Inc. CEO, David Flores sits down to speak with Co-Founding Partner at The Conscious Fund, Henri Sant-Cassia.
David and Henri take some time to discuss the reason behind finding The Conscious Fund, and what they will be working on to push forward in the coming year on the latest episode of Psychedelic Spotlight.
MEC Announces Letter of Intent To Acquire Albert Labs, A European Psychedelic Drug Researcher & Developer
ME Resources Corp. is pleased to announce that it has entered into a letter of intent with Albert Labs Inc.
MagicMed Completes Upsized, Oversubscribed Private Placement
MagicMed has completed an upsized and oversubscribed $8.1 million private placement, with investors including The Conscious Fund
Universal Ibogaine engages The Conscious Fund as strategic advisor
“We are excited that TCF will be involved with UI as a key strategic advisor as we continue to build out our business plan, and undertake our pending go-public process,” said UI CEO Jeremy Weate.
Due Diligence Critical for Emerging Psychedelics Space
As the potential of psychedelics continues to bring new investors to the sector, a group of experts examined the amount of research needed before putting money into the market.
Recent Momentum Shows Psychedelic Medicine “Isn’t a Pipe Dream”
“It’s shown to the world what insiders have known for a long time — that this vision of bringing psychedelic medicine to the world isn’t a pipe dream, it’s very real and it’s happening now,” Hoyos said.
‘Psychedelics renaissance’: Startups turning magic mushrooms into medicine are racing to go public
“I think valuations are going to start reflecting that sooner rather than later,” said Hoyos, who added that he thinks the valuations of some of the companies that have gone public as of late haven’t reached their maximum potential yet.
New Wave: To Provide Sponsorship for the Documentary “The World on Drugs”
They are proud to support the novel efforts by the Microdose team to explore psychedelics and mental health across borders and through a rich, diverse lens.
Proactive ONE2ONE Virtual Investor Forum, Investing in Psychedelics, The Path to Big Pharma Webinar
Proactive Investors Present One2One conference on Psychedelics featuring The Conscious Fund, MagicMed and Field Trip.
‘An Evolution Of What’s Possible:’ Panel Explores Blurring Of Psychedelics And Technology
Although the speakers focused on how technology can enhance a psychedelic experience or make one more accessible, they stressed that tech should not supplant natural substances.
“An Evolution of What’s Possible:” Panel Explores Blurring of Psychedelics and Technology
The panel discussion was part of a larger “Psychedelic Capital” webinar presented by Microdose Psychedelic Insights, a company that coordinates events focused on the psychedelic industry.
5 Ways Technology Is Powering The Psychedelic Movement
Thousand-year-old treatments are being fueled by future innovations.
Microdose Presents Psychedelic Capital – A Virtual Investment Conference Highlighting Prominent Industry Players
This online event programming is dedicated to providing investment grade information for the nascent psychedelic sector and presents a curated group of CEOs, financial experts, thought leaders and investment luminaries from around the globe.
Psychedelics association to bridge medical establishment and industry gap
Leaders in the field of psychedelic medicine have joined forces to create the global Psychedelic Medicine Association (PMA), which aims to bridge the gap between the medical establishment, patients, and the industry.
Investment Fund Seeks Cultural Reset for Psychedelics
As the psychedelics investment community begins to come into focus, one association is working to create an all-around hub for investors looking to enter the space.
Ketamine Media Creates Strategic Partnership With Microdose Psychedelic Insights for the Ketamine Conference – a Molecular Masterclass
Ketamine Media, the first digital agency dedicated to raising awareness for the clinical use of ketamine, announced today the launch of a new strategic partnership with Microdose Psychedelic Insights for their upcoming Ketamine Conference – A Molecular Masterclass
The Ketamine Conference: A Molecular Masterclass
The Ketamine Conference: A Molecular Masterclass is set to take place today, featuring a host of experts in the delivery of ketamine therapy for resistant conditions such as PTSD, depression, and anxiety.
Psychedelics M&A Could be Motivated by FOMO
One business lawyer focused on mergers and acquisitions (M&A) expects to see large entities, such as pharmaceutical companies, enter the psychedelics space sooner rather than later.
Stigma Podcast #63 – Psychedelic Focused VC: The Conscious Fund with Richard Skaife
Micro-dosing with Zeifmans: Short podcasts demystifying the business of psychedelics
Join Zeifmans Partner, Larry Zeifman, and weekly guest thought leaders in the psychedelics space, for a 6 part series, on exploring the business of psychedelics. New episode drops every Wednesday.
Psychedelic Masterclass Spotlights Ketamine as a Novel Mental Health Medicine
Microdose Psychedelic Insights, along with Bexson Biomedical, The Conscious Fund, and Ketamine Media presents The Ketamine Conference: A Molecular Masterclass, a two-day virtual conference.
The Conscious Fund seizing early-stage opportunities in psychedelic medicines
The Conscious Fund’s Henri Sant-Cassia tells Proactive London’s Andrew Scott they’re looking at plant-based medicines with the current focus being on psychedelic medicines – including drug discovery plays and clinic plays around mental health and addiction.
The Conscious Fund eyes opportunity in psychedelic medicine space
The fund is currently focusing on compounds such as magic mushrooms, ketamine and MDMA as possible treatments for mental illness and addiction
The Conscious Fund’s Richard Skaife looks ahead to Psychedelic Capital investor event
Four companies will be presenting – HAVN Life, MindSet Pharma, Field Trip and Pure Extractions.