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A new kind of biotech holding company, acquiring and accelerating companies engaged in psilocybin. psychoactive compounds. plant sciences. mental wellness.

 
 

Our three primary areas of investment focus.

 
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Whole Foods

This covers natural food production, innovation and distribution.

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Cannabis | Hemp | CBD

This covers the whole spectrum of products and solutions.

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Psilocybin & Wellness

This includes Empowering Emotional Intelligence through DEA registered Psychoactive Compounds.

 

THE STRATEGY IS SIMPLE. We are not a fund. We are a holding company. We are the Berkshire Hathaway of socially conscious capitalism. And we intend to change the world for the healthier, accelerate disruption where it is needed, and make a goodly profit on the journey.

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WHO WE ARE

We are a new kind of biotechnology holding company, acquiring and accelerating portfolio companies engaged in clean-label foods, technologies, plant sciences, and advancing DEA regulated psychoactive compounds from psilocybin and other future medicines.

 
 
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W H Y  W E  E X I S T

Orthogonal exists to empower people to take control of their health and mental wellness. We understand that the future of medicine and food will be fast-tracking development and deployment using AI and blockchain technology. Building upon the strength and synergy of the Orthogonal portfolio companies and ecosystem, our next funding round is focusing on one theme: Empowering Health, Mental Wellness and Emotional Intelligence (EI) through Food, Technology and Psychoactive Compounds. This is our purpose. This is our dharma. Everything we do will align with this vision. We are bringing the 600+ investors from our seed round along this journey. Together, we are elevating and empowering an individual’s overall health and mental wellness in a new Standard of Farma.

 
 
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W H A T  W E  D O

Over the last ten years, we have acquired and incubated companies bringing the best food, technology and scientific advancements in plant medicine to elevate and empower humanity.

Sol-ti and Maui Raw are examples of leadership and success in clean-label foods. Meadow andConfident Cannabis combine technology and plant medicine to power a regulated cannabis industry. G. Randall & Sons has increased the efficacy of CBD-derived products to provide better formulas to consumers. Surya brings old-world ayurvedic wisdom and practices to the wellness industry.

Our next venture, EI.ventures, will combine psychoactive compounds such as DEA-registered psilocybin, together with AI and blockchain technology, to empower customized compounds and personalized formulas to better mental wellness. Individually, each portfolio company is making a big impact. Collectively, our portfolio companies are shaping a new industry and movement…. powered by AI and EI (artificial intelligence and emotional intelligence).

 

B E C O M E A P A R T O F T H E O H A N A

Orthogonal is raising a bridge round as we file our Form 1A. To be a part of the Orthogonal Ohana (Hawaiian for family) and movement to empower overall health and wellness,

Inside Our Portfolio

Take a detailed look inside the Orthogonal portfolio.

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Our Founders

David Nikzad  Founder & CEO

David Nikzad

Founder & CEO

Serial entrepreneur, angel investor and founding principal of Orthogonal Thinker.

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Jason A. Hobson

Co-Founder

Jedi, attorney, vegan, and founding principal of Orthogonal Thinker.

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Michelle Valentin

Co-Founder

Health food alchemist, collector of experiences, mother, and creative founder of Maui Raw.

 

We are represented by Travis Wilson, Partner at Ballard Spahr law firm.

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