Emily Paxhia

Emily Paxhia

Formal First Name

Emily Paxhia is the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Poseidon Asset Management, one of the longest-running funds in the cannabis industry. She has over 15 years of work experience as a consultant and researcher for Fortune 500 companies, helping develop products, resolve strategic errors, and address new target audiences. Since shifting her entire focus to the cannabis industry in 2013, Paxhia leverages her breadth of experience in conducting detailed market analysis for determining product-market fit and potential scalability.

Professional Experience

Academic History


  • Paxhia has taken her experience of researching markets, companies, and strategic opportunities and turned it entirely to the world of cannabis.
  • She has reviewed thousands of companies in the cannabis industry and has worked with countless founders in many capacities.
  • Her focus on understanding where the market is headed, rather than where it has been, is critical to building a diverse portfolio of companies that span the sector. 
  • She has held board seats for multiple portfolio companies and participates as an adviser to multiple teams.


  • Member of the Board of Athletes for CARE
  • Member of the Board of Athletes for The Initiative