Paul Rosen

speaker Paul Rosen

Managing Director, BreakWater Venture Capital


Paul Rosen is a noted career entrepreneur and management consultant. Over the last five years he has become one of Canada’s most active and diversified investors in the emerging cannabis industry. He is the Founder and Managing Director of BreakWater Venture Capital, a private venture capital fund and advisory based in Toronto. Paul is also the Founder, CEO and Chairman of Tidal Royalty Corporation, a financing business focused exclusively on the emerging regulated U.S. cannabis industry.

Paul Rosen was a Co-founder of PharmaCan Capital (d.b.a. The Cronos Group), a publically traded merchant bank focused on Canada’s medical marijuana industry (CRON.V). Paul served as President and CEO for three years. Paul sits on the board of iAnthus Capital Holdings ( IAN.C), a publicly traded New York-based investment bank invested in several medical marijuana licenses across the U.S. Paul also sits on the board of Hill Street Beverages, and advises several companies in the cannabis industry.

Paul is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, and received a B.A. in Economics from Western University in 1985 and an LL.B. from the University of Toronto in 1988.