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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

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

Alumni Spotlight: JAEB Designs is Giving Consumers What They Want

Posted by Celia Daly on Jul 30, 2018 3:42:28 PM

Do you remember your first smoking contraption? I remember mine. It was a cut up water bottle with an aluminum foil top that held herb. It was precarious and gross and probably kind of dangerous (are you supposed to ingest aluminum?) It worked for a time, I guess, and my lungs still work, so that’s a plus.

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Topics: startups, PenSimple, Cannabis consumption, Consumption Technology, cannabis tech, startup, canopy alumni, cannabis companies, Entrepreneurship, Company Info, Insider

CanopyBoulder Invests $575,000 in Follow-On Funding for Innovative Cannabis Startups

Posted by Celia Daly on Jul 9, 2018 2:31:16 PM

BOULDER, Colo. – July 10, 2018 – CanopyBoulder, a seed-stage investment fund and business accelerator for companies developing ancillary products and services for the legal cannabis industry, is pleased to announce follow-on investments totaling $575,000 into a number of leading cannabis companies. The businesses include packaging solutions, artificial intelligence, product sampling and review solutions, and blockchain technology, among others.

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Topics: cannabis tech, cannabis investing, cannabis business, Investing, Entrepreneurship, Company Info