B. Michael Friedman, Founder and Advisory Board
B. Michael Friedman has served as Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors of Agritek Holdings Inc. and MediSwipe. Inc., for the last six years and is a pioneer within the Medicinal Cannabis Industry. Mr. Friedman’s Companies were the first fully reporting Companies within the sector to become public and provide financial transactions and wellness products to the industry including several hundred independent medical dispensaries throughout Colorado and California. The Company also owns the trademarked brand Mont Blunt ™, which is an exclusive line of vaporizers and e-cigarettes sold and endorsed by celebrities throughout the US. The company presently owns 80 acres of agricultural land in Colorado as well as acreage in Florida and plans to be the first Company to truly provide managed agricultural facilities, infrastructure, and greenhouse technology to licensed and regulated growers within the sector in both states.
In February 2010 (inception date) Mr. Friedman founded 800 Commerce Inc. a merchant processing and mobile application company presently responsible for over 200 million dollars in processing transactions annually, and has been the President since inception date. Since 2009, Mr. Friedman has over 20 years of investment banking experience, particularly in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, manufacturing, marketing, advertising, and licensing. Since 2008 Mr. Friedman operates in a managerial capacity, First Level Capital LLC, a mergers and acquisitions and financial consulting firm located in Los Angeles, California.Mr. Friedman received his Bachelor of Science (BS) in Marketing and Management in 1986 from the University of Florida, in Gainesville, Florida.