|“We are pleased to officially welcome the Viridian team to the Akerna family. By leveraging our tech synergies, we solidify our ecosystem offering the first and only true ERP software solution specifically built for the cannabis industry,” said Akerna Chief Executive Officer Jessica Billingsley. “Leading enterprise organizations across industries choose SAP Business One for its ability to automate key financial business functions. By combining Viridian’s financial integrations with Akerna’s compliance and regulatory solutions, we continue to strengthen our channel connections with existing ERP providers for the cannabis businesses of today and the post-legalized world.”
Akerna’s 80+ integrations and broader compliance solution will now have access to various world-class accounting solutions for integrated financials and tax planning, suitable for start-up brands through enterprise-level, multi-state operators (MSOs). Through this acquisition, Akerna provides the only cannabis solutions offering SAP Business One, solidifying its position as the cannabis industry’s only scaled technology provider, enabling compliance, regulation, and taxation.
As a result of the acquisition, Viridian’s 30+ clients will gain access to Akerna’s:
A.G.P./Alliance Global Partners acted as financial advisor, and Dorsey & Whitney LLP acted as legal counsel to Akerna. Solganick & Co. acted as the exclusive financial advisor, and Ballard Spahr LLP acted as legal counsel to Viridian Sciences.
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