William “Billy” Carroll helped seed the Panther Opportunity Fund (“Panther”) in 2017 as a Principal and member of the investment committee. Panther is a vintage 2017 cannabis focused venture capital fund with a complementary and diverse set of 13 portfolio companies. Billy has been an active cannabis investor since 2015 and an active angel investor for over 20 years. Billy holds a Series 7 license and has a deep understanding of the capital markets and complex derivative structures. Billy was an active financial derivatives trader for over 25 years with ICAP, PLC (ICAP was voted numerous times by various publications as best interest rate swap broker in the market). Billy organized and helped to facilitate post trade mitigation in the NY, London, and Tokyo offices and was a top producer world-wide for ICAP (1999-2012). Billy holds an undergraduate degree from Seton Hall University.