Keys to the Kingdom

Henri Sant-Cassia: Access and Psychedelic Capitalism

March 31, 2021 Henri Sant-Cassia
Keys to the Kingdom
Henri Sant-Cassia: Access and Psychedelic Capitalism
Chapters
6:39
Cigarette lessons for the psychedelics industry
21:35
Why recreational psychedelics aren't likely to become an investment trend
46:15
The hard business of ethical money-making
51:44
Making magic in the business of psychedelics
1:13:56
A most damaging element for the psychedelics ecosystem
1:17:50
SPACs in psychedelics
1:26:18
A final word for advocates and doubters of psychedelics capitalism
Keys to the Kingdom
Henri Sant-Cassia: Access and Psychedelic Capitalism
Mar 31, 2021
Henri Sant-Cassia

Sound investment, market intelligence, and balanced perspective are Henri’s keys to psychedelics access. As a venture capitalist, he's involved in several for-profit and non-profit plant medicine initiatives and brings his perspective to our conversation about the lessons psychedelics can learn from cigarettes, why we're unlikely to see a recreational psychedelics investing boom, and the problem with demonizing corporate capitalism in psychedelics.

Resources
The Conscious Fund
Smoking in Silicon Valley
Research on cannabis and cigarette smoke
• The North Star Ethics Pledge for psychedelic business
New York Times article for an overview of SPACs
Jay Z sells his cannabis company to a SPAC
Colin Kaepernick’s social justice SPAC
• Deniro in “Casino”: “I’m watching all the details all the time.

Music: Sochii  by Adrian Thomas (2020)

Watch on YouTube
Follow @psychedelicskey

Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/psychedelicskey)

Show Notes Chapter Markers

Sound investment, market intelligence, and balanced perspective are Henri’s keys to psychedelics access. As a venture capitalist, he's involved in several for-profit and non-profit plant medicine initiatives and brings his perspective to our conversation about the lessons psychedelics can learn from cigarettes, why we're unlikely to see a recreational psychedelics investing boom, and the problem with demonizing corporate capitalism in psychedelics.

Resources
The Conscious Fund
Smoking in Silicon Valley
Research on cannabis and cigarette smoke
• The North Star Ethics Pledge for psychedelic business
New York Times article for an overview of SPACs
Jay Z sells his cannabis company to a SPAC
Colin Kaepernick’s social justice SPAC
• Deniro in “Casino”: “I’m watching all the details all the time.

Music: Sochii  by Adrian Thomas (2020)

Watch on YouTube
Follow @psychedelicskey

Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/psychedelicskey)

Cigarette lessons for the psychedelics industry
Why recreational psychedelics aren't likely to become an investment trend
The hard business of ethical money-making
Making magic in the business of psychedelics
A most damaging element for the psychedelics ecosystem
SPACs in psychedelics
A final word for advocates and doubters of psychedelics capitalism