About BlackShire Capital

BlackShire Capital is a principal investor and asset manager, focused on investing growth capital in the securities of private cannabis companies on a global basis. Our business objective is to achieve superior risk-adjusted returns by aligning the firm’s investment capital, investment processes and management capabilities with merging cannabis companies, that can be identified with the potential to become leaders in their categories.

EIR Program

Our Executive in Residence Program is what separates us from the rest. Our EIR program preselects experienced executives to explore areas of opportunity in the growing cannabis space. We match our EIR’s with an investment in an early stage company in a high growth category.


Zenabis is a licensed cannabis producer with 660,000 sq feet of indoor grow with facilities in BC, NB and NS.


Lehua Group is the owner of Olala brands; a cannabis infused beverage & edibles company.


mīhī is an independent cannabis retailer incorporated to pursue the largest Canadian market.


Meet Our Team

Kevin Reed, CIM
Executive Chairman & CEO
Josh Cooksley, MBA
EVP | Chief Financial Officer
Brad Kipp, CPA, CA, CFA
EVP | Investments
Tim Wasik, CIM, MBA
EVP | Deals & Advisory
Jean Lépine, MBA
EVP | Regulatory, Communications & Investor Relations
Lyn Christensen, MSOD
Managing Director | U.S. West Coast
Brenda Smith, MBA, CFP®️
Managing Director | U.S. East Coast
Pranay Naik
Director of Finance
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