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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

Getting compliant in a new industry

Posted by Celia Daly on Oct 19, 2018 11:37:13 AM

There’s a joke we hear around the cannabis industry these days that cultivators, retailers, extraction professionals, etc. aren’t actually in the business of producing and selling cannabis - instead they’re in the business of compliance.

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Topics: startup, frontier markets, cannabis business, cannabis companies, compliance

Fundraising for cannabis startups 101

Posted by Celia Daly on Aug 29, 2018 12:04:36 PM

Entrepreneurship is hard. Entrepreneurship in the cannabis industry, a new industry rapidly changing on a daily basis,  is even harder. Funding sources are different than traditional industry, valuations are a big issue and, due to federal prohibition, banking is might we say - challenged.

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Topics: funding, investors, startups, assessing investors, startup, cannabis business, Entrepreneurship, marijuana

Where to start when thinking about fundraising

Posted by Celia Daly on Aug 29, 2018 11:59:52 AM

So you’re starting a company. Hopefully, you’ve honed your idea, done the market research and assembled the right team. You’re on your way

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Topics: funding, startups, startup, cannabis business, Entrepreneurship, marijuana