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

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

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

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

Alumni Spotlight: deepgreen is Watching You(r Crops)

Posted by Celia Daly on Sep 28, 2018 2:40:05 PM

This month, we're changing things up a bit and making it easier than ever for you to get caught up with our alumni. Instead of writing a long blog that requires you read (who even reads anymore?), our Managing Director, Patrick Rea, sat down with deepgreen CEO, Colin Ferrian, to talk not only about the company and being an entrepreneur but about tech in cannabis and general agriculture as a whole.

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Topics: deepgreen, startups, cannabis tech, accelerator, frontier markets, agtech, Entrepreneurship, Company Info, cannabis companies, marijuana