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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

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

The Peak Beyond is making you a smarter shopper

Posted by Celia Daly on Jun 27, 2018 3:32:20 PM

Being a consumer in this world can be overwhelming to say the least. We’re constantly inundated with ads on TV, in magazines, and even at the bus stop, for cereal, medications and that toothpaste that 4 out of 5 dentists recommend (who is that fifth guy anyway and what’s his problem?).

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Topics: startup, canopy alumni, Entrepreneurship, Company Info, smart store, cannabis tech

Cannabis as a launch pad

Posted by Celia Daly on May 29, 2018 7:20:58 AM

The cannabis industry is currently one of the fastest growing industries in the United States. Growing at a rate of 30% annually, BDS Analytics estimates it to be worth $22B by 2020, just 6 short years after the first state fully legalized.

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Topics: startup, frontier markets, cannabis science, cannabis investing, canopy alumni, cannabis business, marijuana, cannabis companies, Entrepreneurship