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How I Raised $14 Million To Grow an HR Product for the Cannabis Industry (and What I Learned Along the Way)

Posted by Nathan Beckord on Dec 5, 2019 9:51:20 AM

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Topics: Entrepreneurship, cannabis business, marijuana, cannabis investing, startup, startups, funding, alumni spotlight

Cannabis Businesses that Make Investors Excited

Posted by CanopyBoulder on Aug 29, 2019 11:31:31 AM

The cannabis industry changes fast and the trends and opportunities that come along with this nascent industry change right along with it. 

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

CanopyBoulder™ Invests In Twelve Cannabis Startups, Announces New Accelerator Class

Posted by Celia Daly on May 7, 2019 10:00:00 AM

Marijuana business accelerator announces first deployment of oversubscribed $4M fund.

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Topics: Entrepreneurship, Investing, cannabis companies, cannabis business, cannabis investing, accelerator, startup, startups, investors, funding

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

Fundraising for cannabis startups 101

Posted by Celia Daly on Aug 29, 2018 12:04:36 PM

Entrepreneurship is hard. Entrepreneurship in the cannabis industry, a new industry rapidly changing on a daily basis,  is even harder. Funding sources are different than traditional industry, valuations are a big issue and, due to federal prohibition, banking is might we say - challenged.

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Topics: Entrepreneurship, cannabis business, marijuana, startup, startups, investors, assessing investors, funding

Where to start when thinking about fundraising

Posted by Celia Daly on Aug 29, 2018 11:59:52 AM

So you’re starting a company. Hopefully, you’ve honed your idea, done the market research and assembled the right team. You’re on your way

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Topics: Entrepreneurship, cannabis business, marijuana, startup, startups, funding