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Rade Kovacevic - Centre for Business and Social Entrepreneurship. Guelph, ON, CA

Rade Kovacevic

Mentor | CBASE | MedCannAccess

Guelph, ON, CANADA

Rade Kovacevic is currently Vice-President, Business Development at MedCannAccess.








Mr. Kovacevic has a wide array of business experience. Involved in capital markets from an early age, Mr. Kovacevic is active in the Guelph Young Professionals Network, the Guelph Chamber of Commerce, the Toronto Board of Trade and the Ontario Chamber of Commerce helping to develop policy to ensure Canada continues to be a supportive environment for both business and citizens. Mr. Kovacevic is the current Chair of the Canadian Medical Cannabis Industry Association Advocacy Committee and is a member of the Guelph Chamber of Commerce Advocacy Committee. Mr. Kovacevic focused on Management Economics, Industry Finance, and Political Science while completing his Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of Guelph. Mr. Kovacevic lives in Guelph, Ontario.

Industry Expertise (8)


Alternative Medicine

Public Relations and Communications

Training and Development

Public Policy

Capital Markets

Health and Wellness

Government Relations

Areas of Expertise (6)

Capital Raises

Management Economics

Industry Finance

Relationship Development

Business Strategy

Business Development

Accomplishments (4)

2014 Innovation Guelph Award (professional)


MedCannAccess won the Innovation Guelph Award at the Guelph Chamber of Commerce's Awards of Excellence Gala in 2014.

Raised $3,200,000 in Equity (professional)


Led capital markets strategy raising $3,200,000 for MedCannAccess

Co-founded Canadian Medical Cannabis Industry Association (professional)


The Canadian Medical Cannabis Industry Association (CMCIA) is Canada’s leading member-driven association for Licensed Producers (LPs) of medical cannabis. We represent over 50% of producers currently licensed under the Health Canada’s Marijuana for Medical Purposes Regulations, in force as of April 1, 2014.

Co-founded Canadian Association of Medical Cannabis Dispensaries (professional)


Promoting a regulated community-based approach to medical cannabis access and supporting medical cannabis dispensaries to provide the highest quality of patient care

Education (1)

University of Guelph: BA, Management Economics and Industry Finance, Political Science 2006

Affiliations (2)

  • Canadian Medical Cannabis Industry Association
  • Guelph Chamber of Commerce Advocacy Committee

Media Appearances (4)

Medical Marijuana Service Centre Opens Next to Health Care Offices

Guelph Mercury  online


Medical marijuana services in Guelph just moved up the mainstream health care ladder a few steps. Starting on Tuesday, the doors will open for client services at the new location of MedCannAccess Solution Centre in the Old Quebec Street Mall.

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Removing Barriers to Accessing Medical Marijuana

CP24  tv


MedCannAccess announces opening of Etobicoke Solution Centre

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Saluting the resilience of Rade Kovacevic

Guelph Mercury  online


A bookie would have given long odds to anyone seeking a wager in August 2010 that Rade Kovacevic would in a short time be a darling of the local business community and a key player in a burgeoning research-linked firm spotlighted for its innovation.

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New medical marijuana firm finds local home at Chamber of Commerce building

Guelph Mercury  online


Rade Kovacevic has found office space for his next marijuana-related venture in a location that might some surprise people.

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