Codie Sanchez

Member Since 2020

Codie Sanchez

Partner at Entourage Effect Capital

Entourage Effect Capital

Austin, Texas Area

Codie Sanchez is a Managing Director and Partner 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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January 21st, 2021

13 Steps All Business Leaders Can Take to Create Inclusive Spaces for Their Customers

These universal strategies will go a long way toward showing your customers you care.

January 8th, 2021

10 Networking Strategies for Innovators Who Want to Reach the Best of the Best

As an innovator, you’re probably looking to rise to the top of your chosen industry. Networking with other top industry leaders is one strategy that can help you get there.

December 21st, 2020

10 Quick and Easy Ways to Stay On Top of Industry News

Keeping up with trends doesn't have to cut into your precious business planning and building time.

December 19th, 2020

Brands Take Center Stage as the Cannabis Industry Grows

An entire industry is emerging from illegality to local store shelves. That is the cannabis industry.


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