The Tuatara Portfolio Companies
We seek to build a portfolio of businesses that is diversified yet tied together with exceptional people, of the highest integrity, who have a strong desire to be trailblazing innovators. Tuatara’s portfolio companies are market leaders that can adeptly navigate rapidly evolving regulatory frameworks, and whose whose practices will help instill excellence in the industry.
GCH, Inc. is a cannabis IP-development company focused on branded, premium cannabis products. With Willie’s Reserve as its flagship brand, GCH incubates, markets, and builds value for its brands through its vertically aligned sourcing, distribution, and retail platform. GCH currently markets and distributes its brands across the California, Colorado, Washington, Oregon, Maryland, and Nevada markets.
Teewinot Life Sciences Corporation is an international biotechnology company focused on the bio-synthetic production of cannabinoids. Teewinot has developed the patent-protected CannSynthesis® process to produce pharmaceutically-pure cannabinoid molecules at scale for the pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, and social consumption end-markets as well as for the academic research communities. Teewinot currently holds 10 U.S. patents, one Canada patent, and has more than 40 additional pending patent applications in the U.S. and internationally.
Green Dot Labs is a Colorado-based manufacturer of ultra-premium cannabis concentrates and vaporization cartridges for the medical-use and social consumption markets. Green Dot is a price-setting segment leader with a brand that represents superior quality, differentiation, and consistency. Green Dot Labs owns over 120 proprietary and industry-renowned genetic strains that they have developed over the last decade. The Company has also established a set of trade secrets around their cultivation and processing methodologies that support the quality of their concentrates with unparalleled consistency.
Organa Brands is a leading distributor of branded cannabis oil products. Organa Brands has developed O.PenVAPE, the first and most successful brand of portable cannabis vaporizers in the U.S. The Organa brand portfolio includes O.PenVAPE, Bakked (flavored vape cartridges), Magic Buzz (infused energy drinks), and District Edibles (infused edibles), which collectively reach a broad customer demographic through a range of alternate delivery methods and product positioning. The Company has since established an unparalleled distribution network composed of licensees across 10 states and Jamaica.
The CanAscen Group is a new portfolio company formed through a joint venture between Teewinot Life Sciences and a strategic partner based in Canada. The Company holds a limited, Teewinot-issued CannSynthesis® license with permitted use restricted to the recreational marijuana market, and to non-pharma applications, in Canada.
Enlighten Technologies is a leading digital-out-of-home media and retail technology company dedicated to the cannabis industry. The Company’s rapidly growing network currently spans over 650 dispensary accounts, the growth of which has been driven by a virtuous cycle of customer engagement, satisfaction, education, increased dispensary revenue, and increased brand awareness and sales for brands & advertisers.
Connecticut Pharmaceutical Solutions is the leading medical cannabis wholesaler in Connecticut and holds one of four cannabis producer licenses awarded by the State’s Department of Consumer Protection. The Company’s unique positioning is further augmented by its diversified portfolio of pharmaceutical-quality products.