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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: startups, startup, accelerator, frontier markets, canopy alumni, cannabis business, cannabis companies, Entrepreneurship

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

  • Free tool to develop your data-driven investor thesis and streamline finding and evaluating deals.

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

Cannabis Investor Forums: A Recap from New York and Toronto

Posted by Patrick Rea on Oct 31, 2018 1:15:17 PM

Don’t want to read? Listen to it here or wherever you get your podcasts:

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Topics: investors, frontier markets, cannabis investing, cannabis business, cannabis companies, Investing, Insider

Getting compliant in a new industry

Posted by Celia Daly on Oct 19, 2018 11:37:13 AM

There’s a joke we hear around the cannabis industry these days that cultivators, retailers, extraction professionals, etc. aren’t actually in the business of producing and selling cannabis - instead they’re in the business of compliance.

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Topics: startup, frontier markets, cannabis business, cannabis companies, compliance

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

Valuations: Why Revenues Matter...But Only Sometimes

Posted by Micah Tapman on Jul 30, 2018 2:46:19 PM

One of the black box mysteries I am often asked about is valuation of a company during an investment. As I've been preparing for a presentation I’m giving at the MJBizInt’l conference in Toronto next month, I’ve been thinking about a common aspect of the debate - the importance of revenues.

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Topics: frontier markets, Investing, Analysis, valuations, valuing investments, startups