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Setting Up your Mentorship Competitive Advantage

Posted by Celia Daly on Mar 26, 2019 3:05:41 PM

Getting a new company started is a large undertaking and most startups don’t even make it. So, when getting your young business off the ground, anything you can do as founder to give your company an advantage should be taken.

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Topics: Entrepreneurship, cannabis companies, cannabis business, mentor, startups

What Investors Want...

Posted by Celia Daly on Feb 26, 2019 3:15:56 PM

As an investor in the cannabis industry, we often get asked by entrepreneurs what they can do to stand out in the industry. So, we’ve put together a short list of things investors look for when evaluating deals.

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Topics: Entrepreneurship, cannabis business, cannabis investing, accelerator, startup

Tips for Starting up in the Cannabis Industry

Posted by Celia Daly on Jan 31, 2019 11:23:13 AM

A few weeks ago, we held our annual Jumpstart Conference where we brought together industry professionals from different verticals to talk about issues related to starting-up and operating in the space. 

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Topics: Entrepreneurship, cannabis companies, cannabis business, canopy alumni, accelerator, startup, frontier markets, startups

How to simplify investing with a data-driven investor thesis

Posted by Celia Daly on Jan 29, 2019 4:51:29 PM

Key Highlights:

  • Navigating potential cannabis deals is incredibly complex, time-consuming, and expensive

  • Investors with a data-driven deal flow methodology will yield higher returns with less time and money wasted on poor fits

  • Free tool to develop your data-driven investor thesis and streamline finding and evaluating deals.

Get your deal analyzer

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Topics: Investing, cannabis companies, cannabis business, marijuana, cannabis investing, startup, frontier markets, startups, investors, funding, data

Risk Reduction for Startups

Posted by Celia Daly on Jan 8, 2019 11:05:52 AM

The term “startup” is really a pretty unhelpful one. What does it even mean? What counts as a startup? It’s a hard word because each business differs and things can escalate quickly. But, while all startups are different, there’s one thing they all have in common - a lot of risk.

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Topics: Entrepreneurship, cannabis business, accelerator, startups, Risk

Alumni Spotlight: Best in Grow Harnesses the Power of the Budtender

Posted by Celia Daly on Nov 28, 2018 11:23:01 AM

Listen to our interview with Best in Grow founders, Jake Levin and Andrew Duffy. And, if you’re not so into listening, we’ve outlined it for you so you can get the main points without a long attention span.

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Topics: Entrepreneurship, cannabis companies, cannabis business, marijuana, canopy alumni, startup, cannabis tech, startups, Best in Grow, software, alumni spotlight, workforce management