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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

Who is investing in the cannabis industry?

Posted by Celia Daly on Aug 29, 2018 11:44:51 AM

As investors in the cannabis industry, we get asked by entrepreneurs about what options they have when looking for funding and how, if at all, those options differ because of that whole federally illegal, brand-new industry thing.  

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Topics: Entrepreneurship, cannabis investing, startup, startups, investors, funding

Assessing Investors: An Entrepreneurs guide

Posted by Celia Daly on Aug 29, 2018 11:30:42 AM

The relationship between start-up and investor is a special one. Investors provide much needed capital to young companies and, often, seasoned guidance toward their development. Choosing not only the right type of funding, but also the right financial partner is critical to success. But how do you know if you’ve found your financial soul-mate or a dud?

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Topics: Entrepreneurship, Investing, cannabis investing, startups, investors, assessing investors, funding