Arcadian is an established, emerging-growth investment manager supporting the expansion of the alternative wellness movement. Arcadian has identified a strategy to capitalize on the sector’s hyper-growth by investing in “picks and shovels” (i.e., ancillary) businesses that address supply chain pain points for operators and consumers. Our talented team, proven strategy, and strong moral imperative to build ethical companies with ESG best practices allows us to create an ecosystem for valued creation.
Provide Capital and Support to companies in the pursuit of profitability and purpose
Revitalize the Communities that have been negatively impacted by the war on cannabis and the overprescription of opioids for pain relief
Build Environmentally Sustainable business that use resources efficiently and minimize carbon output
Transparency with our investors and partners to foster trust, enhance communication, and increase productivity
Integrity and a commitment to operate under the highest ethical standards as stewards of capital
Community and a shared sense of a higher-purpose in the quest for social impact and environment protection
AWARDS & RECOGNITION
We have successfully created an investment process designed to be predictable, scalable, and profitable.
Our core team has over 50 years of combined investment experience and more than a decade solely in the alternative wellness industry
IN THE NEWS
Ricky Williams Scores with Highsman Cannabis, Spirituality and Healing
In this exclusive interview, Williams reunites with his old college football friend Matthew Nordgren, founder of pioneering venture capital firm Arcadian Capital. During their conversation, Ricky explains how his continued education in spirituality brought him back to the plant unexpectedly.
The 100 Most Influential People In Cannabis
Congratulations to our founder and managing partner, Matt Nordgren, for being recognized on Cannabis Newsletter’s top 100 list for 2021.
Cannabis entrepreneurs, celebrity investors light up as legalization bloom
For Arcadian, the torrent of data that is being generated by cannabis tech startups provides “a great mechanism to learn more about the industry,” said Matthew Nordgren, the company’s founder and managing partner.
Cannabis Investor Sees Strength in Numbers
Our founder Matthew Nordgren launched Arcadian Capital after two years as a backup in the NFL. Here’s how that experience helped shape his firm’s success so far.
The Top 15 Cannabis Startups By Funding Have Raised $3 Billion Without Going Public
Arcadian Capital listed as an investor for both Fyllo and Kadenwood who both raised over 50 million in funds.