UK cannabis millionaire’s legal ‘deals on wheels’ via crypto

Financial failure does not phase medical marijuana millionaire and entrepreneur Maximillian White. 

Europe’s wealthiest legal cannabis tycoon has seen misfortune quite a bit, twice in his own career and once in his father’s. However, his personal reaction when his business lost $29 million in the Cypriot banking collapse in 2012 was a little unusual.

Instead of eking out his remaining money, he blew it on buying a Rolls Royce that he drove about in public.

“I’m a proud man. I didn’t want people to think I was lost,” he says. “I may also be a poser.” In reality, he is a hard worker who isn’t afraid of failing.

Like many of his generation, White is now embracing blockchain — with a unique use case for NFTs — as part of his business.

He says the whole is better than the sum of the parts, like a cocktail.

“For example, a Manhattan cocktail is a blended mix of whiskey, sweet vermouth and bitters. It’s the combination that makes it great. For me, it’s the combination of cannabis, blockchain and crypto – you can’t go wrong.”

Who is Maximillian White? 

White’s first career was in music production, including working on a track with Drake that resulted in the hit “One Dance.” He also built and sold a music streaming service called Beatport, which made him millions.

Maxmillian White (Jordan Bareham)

His love affair with Portugal saw him create a beach club called Blanco Beach, which was frequented by Rio Ferdinand and featured top performances from Tyga, Tory Lanez, Roger Sanchez, Rick Ross and French Montana. It has since closed.

White also has ADHD, which he reckons allows him to have an eclectic taste in music, from classical to U.K. funk and hip hop.

He says he knew he was going to be a business builder while still in primary school. When asked to dress up as the man he was going to be, he did not arrive at his classroom as a fireman or a policeman. Instead, he opted to dress up like an entrepreneur, wearing a sheepskin jacket and…

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