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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

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

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: Entrepreneurship, cannabis companies, cannabis business, marijuana, canopy alumni, startup, cannabis tech, startups, Best in Grow, software, alumni spotlight, workforce management

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: Company Info, Entrepreneurship, cannabis companies, cannabis business, marijuana, canopy alumni, cannabis tech, startups, business intelligence, cannabis data, data

Alumni Spotlight: Get in the know with potguide

Posted by Celia Daly on Aug 31, 2018 10:28:26 AM

When cannabis was legalized in Colorado and Washington in the 2012 election, it was hard to imagine the industry that would develop in the six short years since. Where there once were vague signs for hard to find dispensaries that made you feel like you were still up to no good now stand state of the art, modern and sophisticated retail fronts. But when legalization finally came down, it was hard to imagine all of that. The year between the passing of amendment 64 and the first adult-use sales in January 2014 was a weird year. With so much anticipation and press coverage, legalization proponents were a little worried about how all the hype would roll out. Would people understand and respect the laws? Would tourists understand how to consume cannabis responsibly? Would this be a failed experiment?

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Topics: Entrepreneurship, cannabis companies, canopy alumni, accelerator, startup, startups, potguide

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