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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

Cannabis Technology - Leapfrogging Traditional Industries

Posted by Andrew Duffy on Feb 4, 2019 1:12:23 PM

The historic, venture capital-fueled tech boom of the past two decades in Silicon Valley and beyond has turned “innovation” into perhaps one of the most abused terms in our day-to-day lexicon. Years of buzzword status have disconnected us from a meaningful understanding of the real hallmarks of innovation and the conditions that give rise to it. As such, most people wouldn’t consider the cannabis industry the ideal environment to develop new, world-changing technologies; luckily for a small swathe of forward thinking entrepreneurs and investors, most people are wrong.

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Topics: Analysis, Entrepreneurship, cannabis companies, agtech, cannabis business, marijuana, startup, cannabis tech, Best in Grow

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.

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

CanopyBoulder Opens Application for 2019 Accelerator Cohort

Posted by N6A on Jan 24, 2019 11:22:54 AM

BOULDER, Colo. – January 24, 2019— CanopyBoulder, a seed-stage investment fund and business accelerator for companies developing ancillary and hemp/CBD products and services for the legal cannabis industry, is pleased to announce the application portal is now open for its 2019 cohort. This year, the company is moving to only one cohort per year, increasing the amount available for investment and adding hemp/CBD consumer products to its portfolio. 

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Topics: Entrepreneurship, cannabis business, accelerator, startups

The World’s First Vapor Tap, Bellō. Elegant Cannabis Consumption for Any Event

Posted by Designed Technology on Jan 22, 2019 12:14:05 PM

Designed Technology created a new market with the world’s first Vapor Tap.

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Topics: Company Info, Entrepreneurship, canopy alumni, accelerator, startup, cannabis tech, Cannabis consumption, Consumption Technology, startups, vaporizer, Vapor Tap, Bello, Designed Technology, hardware