News & Articles

CanopyBoulder™ Invests In Twelve Cannabis Startups, Announces New Accelerator Class

Posted by Celia Daly on May 7, 2019 10:00:00 AM

Marijuana business accelerator announces first deployment of oversubscribed $4M fund.

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Topics: Entrepreneurship, Investing, cannabis companies, cannabis business, cannabis investing, accelerator, startup, startups, investors, funding

Discovering the Deal: Canopy Growth & Acerage Holdings

Posted by Celia Daly on Apr 30, 2019 3:39:10 PM

Last week, news came out that Canopy Growth might be acquiring Acerage Holdings for $3.4B - a big number when you consider that the entire global industry is worth about $18B. But this landmark announcement has some caveats. Here’s our breakdown of the deal:

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Topics: Investing, News, cannabis companies, cannabis business, marijuana, cannabis investing, frontier markets, investors

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

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

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