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why cannin?

Cannin’s team of industry experts and market analysts aim to make all cannabis investments simple and accessible for everyone. This brand new industry has enormous potential and inherent unpredictability. At Cannin, we’ve made it our priority to arm you with the resources necessary to help you navigate through this landscape with complete confidence. Cannin members benefit from the most current and reliable industry updates, company news, stock tips, technical and fundamental analysis, machine learning and the latest regulatory information which will allow you to identify the latest and greatest investment opportunities within the cannabis industry.

our team.

Stephen Goldman


Stephen has a background in analytical chemistry and chemical engineering. This analytical, data heavy training taught Stephen much about how to learn from what the data is telling you. He also runs a cannabis testing facility in Colorado which has taught him much about cannabis and hemp manufacturing, processing, and testing. Stephen has passed the Securities Industry Essentials exam and is an expert in the uniform investment adviser law examination (Series 65). He is a technical trader at heart.

Austin Smith

Market Analyst

Austin Smith is an experienced writer, investor, and market analyst on publically traded cannabis companies in the United States and Canada. His area of investment expertise is not limited to cannabis corporations. Austin holds experience with specific corporate entities that are within the gold, firearm, and large-cap stock index sectors on U.S. stock exchanges.

He has also pursued his passion for the fashion industry and, in April of 2017, he had his first fashion line debut. The fashion line features several designs that were created with or inspired by Austin's photography work. His work as a photographer had previously landed him a featured spot in a City Pages article, a Minneapolis-St. Paul newspaper within Austin’s home state of Minnesota, in September of 2016.

In August of 2017 ``The Secret Lives of Introverts: Inside Our Hidden World``, by Jennifer Granneman, was published and featured Austin within the book.

William Goodin


William is an experienced entrepreneur, business developer, construction project manager, and cannabis/hemp facilities developer with a strong emphasis on value engineering and compliance. William has over 5 years experience in the legal cannabis industry and over 20 years experience in commercial, residential and multi-family real estate, construction and development.

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