News & Articles

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: startups, accelerator, cannabis business, Entrepreneurship, Risk

CanopyBoulder to Host JumpStart Conference, Demo Day January 15

Posted by N6A on Jan 8, 2019 9:00:00 AM

BOULDER, January 08, 2019— CanopyBoulder, a seed-stage investment fund and business accelerator for companies developing ancillary products and services for the legal cannabis industry, will host the JumpStart Conference for Cannabis Entrepreneurs and Startups on January 15 in Boulder, Colorado.

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

Cannabis Investor Forums: A Recap from New York and Toronto

Posted by Patrick Rea on Oct 31, 2018 1:15:17 PM

Don’t want to read? Listen to it here or wherever you get your podcasts:

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Topics: investors, frontier markets, cannabis investing, cannabis business, cannabis companies, Investing, Insider

Alumni Spotlight: Cannabis Big Data Helps you Help Yourself

Posted by Celia Daly on Oct 30, 2018 1:42:54 PM
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Topics: business intelligence, data, cannabis data, startups, cannabis tech, canopy alumni, cannabis business, cannabis companies, marijuana, Entrepreneurship, Company Info

Thinking about Cannabis Data for Ancillary Entrepreneurs

Posted by Henry Finkelstein on Oct 30, 2018 1:28:34 PM

Key Highlights:

  • Ancillary cannabis business owners need to understand the available data options and how to use them to maximize their probability of success
  • Data & reporting is a part of every modern day service, so you need the tools & the know how to empower your customers and partners
  • External market data is important for understanding market trends, identifying the total addressable market, and building your financial modeling
  • Internal company data (for your clients and your own company) is critical for tracking performance, improving your product or service, and attracting investors with a robust data-driven conversation
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Topics: cannabis tech, cannabis data, data, cannabis business, business intelligence, market research