Codie Sanchez

Member Since 2020

Codie Sanchez

Founder, Contrarian Thinking and Board at Entourage Effect Capital

Contrarian Thinking

Austin, Texas Area

Codie Sanchez is an Active Board Member at Entourage Effect Capital, a growth equity firm focused specifically on investing in the legalized cannabis industry. EEC has deployed close to $200 million into over 65 companies out of its three dedicated funds and co-investment vehicles. Prior to EEC she previously led and built out First Trust's $1 billion+ AUM business in Latin America Investments and held leadership positions at Goldman Sachs, State Street, and Vanguard. She started her career as a journalist where she won the JFK award and the Howard Buffett Foundation grant for covering human trafficking. Sanchez is a pundit and columnist on investing, cannabis and startups, highlighted on CNBC, Fox, The Today Show, Forbes, Fast Company, Entrepreneur, People en Español, Business Wire, for her Contrarian Thinking series and weekly email followed by 100k+. She was listed as a 25 Most Innovative Leader in Cannabis, The Cannabis Disruptor by MG Retailer, and EEC was named a Top 10 PE Firm by Forbes/BI/Entrepreneur in the space. She has an M.B.A. from Georgetown University, a master’s from ESADE and Fundação Getúlio Vargas, and a B.A. from Arizona State University. She sits on the board of the Arcview Group, the leading cannabis seed investment platform, Magma Partners a venture fund in Chile, and is actively involved in AEI and YEC. Join my contrarian investing newsletter here -->


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September 10th, 2021

Nine Ways These Entrepreneurs Are Leveraging Tech to Succeed in Their Niche

By using tech intentionally, you can improve your business and the niche in which it operates.

September 2nd, 2021

How These Entrepreneurs Use Technology to Enhance Their Everyday Business Practices

The latest tech isn’t just for your average consumer.

August 17th, 2021

Nine Ways Online-Only Retailers Can Create Memorable Customer Experiences

You don't need a brick-and-mortar store to make a lasting impression on your customer.

August 13th, 2021

Trying to Better Your Branding? 12 Companies That Really Nailed It

These brands are great examples of how to tell your story right.


Contrarian Thinking

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