The Multiverse Capital™ team and advisors offer a dynamic combination of financial and cannabis industry experience. Managing Directors Nic Easley and Skip Sanzeri have worked with nearly 500 private and public cannabis companies and have a combined 20 years of commercial cannabis and hemp experience. Additionally, We have decades of combined financial management expertise, including venture capital and private equity.
CEO & Managing Director
Nic is the CEO & Managing Director for Multiverse Capital™ and a globally recognized Cannabis Industry Expert. He is also the founder and CEO of 3C Consulting, LLC™, the nation’s leading strategic cannabis consulting firm. Nic and his team have worked in 16 countries, 34 U.S. States, and two territories assisting nearly 500 cannabis companies across all sectors of the industry.
He is known for his passionate commitment to introducing demonstrated best practices from other industries into the cannabis space. His industry-leading track record of building strong cannabis businesses and guiding others towards their own victories has established him as a trusted and proven resource for anyone considering investing in the cannabis industry.
Nic serves on numerous state regulatory boards ranging from agriculture, public health and human safety, pesticides, and compliant business practices. He is also a committee or board member for multiple cannabis industry organizations, including as a Board Member for Americans for Safe Access (ASA). Nic recently educated delegates on medical cannabis at the UN Intergovernmental Expert Group Meeting on International Challenges Posed by the Non-Medical use of Synthetic Opioids.
Nic received a High Times Trail Blazer award in 2015 and was named one of the rising stars in cannabis investment by Business Insider in 2018. Nic is a Veteran of the United States Air Force and fluent in numerous languages holding degrees in both Environmental Studies and Biology. Nic’s scientific background combined with over 15 years of agricultural field and biological experience provides Multiverse Capital™ portfolio companies with new possibilities of productivity, profitability, and professionalism.
Skip Sanzeri is a Managing Director for Multiverse Capital™ and heads up corporate strategy for 3C, the nation’s leading strategic cannabis consulting firm. Skip is a Silicon Valley entrepreneur and investor with four successful exits, including one cannabis industry public offering. While serving as the Head of Corporate Strategy for 3C, Skip assisted nearly 500 cannabis businesses with strategic guidance, corporate governance, corporate structuring, financial model development, determining capital requirements, and investment analysis.
Skip started his entrepreneurial career at an early age in the health club business buying a Gold’s Gym in the San Francisco Bay Area, expanding to a total of six facilities before exiting via a sale of the franchise to 24-Hour Fitness. He then helped grow the IAC division of Ziff-Davis publishing to $250 million, after which he helped sell IAC to Thomson Publishing. Skip continued his entrepreneurial career with Sequoia Capital-backed Quote.com, which was acquired by Lycos. Skip then founded and funded the first open-source strategy firm – Open Source Group, which sold to Olliance, Inc. Throughout his career, Skip has helped other startups, launch, grow, and exit.
Skip earned his bachelor’s degree in Economics from Claremont McKenna College and then followed with a Master’s in Public Administration from the College of Notre Dame. Throughout his life, Skip has spent a lot of time with community volunteer organizations, including the Hillsborough Schools Foundation Board, the Bellarmine Dad’s Club Board, The Hillsborough Little League Board, The San Mateo City Community Relations Commission and more.
Director of Investor Relations
Carol is a business development and investor relations executive with over 30 years of experience in the alternative investment industry. For over a decade Carol served as the Director, Investor Relations at Merfin, LLC (now Edgestream Partners, LP). Carol was a day one employee and later owned a Limited Partner interest in the management company. While at Edgestream, a quantitative investment advisor, Carol raised over $1 billion in assets. Carol also participated in all of the operational due diligence meetings, was a liaison to the service providers, assisted in recruiting, and exploring the feasibility of trading in various international markets.
Carol spent part of her career allocating capital to alternative investments for a large family office, giving her a unique perspective among marketing professionals. She learned a diversity of sophisticated investment strategies and built broad industry expertise as an asset allocator while meeting with and picked world-class managers for the family office. With this experience, Carol understands the needs of family offices and institutional investors as they allocate capital to alternative investments and provides exceptional customer service in all investor relationships.
She is adept at anticipating, identifying, and proactively addressing client concerns and expectations. She has spoken on family office panels at numerous conferences over the years. Carol started her career in New York and has been a broker at Wall Street firms.