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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

Cannabis Investing: A Guide to Going it Alone

Posted by Celia Daly on Oct 29, 2018 12:06:28 PM
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Topics: investors, startups, accelerator, cannabis investing, Investing

What Funding options does your startup have?

Posted by Celia Daly on Aug 29, 2018 11:52:32 AM

Starting a new venture is a large undertaking – after helping launch over 80 startups in the cannabis industry - we know. Not only should  the founding team be researching, testing and building, but there also comes a point in some young companies’ lives where its time to start thinking about raising funds.

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Topics: investors, startups, startup, cannabis business, cannabis companies, Entrepreneurship, Investing

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, cannabis investing, Investing, investors, assessing investors, funding, startups

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

CanopyBoulder Invests $575,000 in Follow-On Funding for Innovative Cannabis Startups

Posted by Celia Daly on Jul 9, 2018 2:31:16 PM

BOULDER, Colo. – July 10, 2018 – CanopyBoulder, a seed-stage investment fund and business accelerator for companies developing ancillary products and services for the legal cannabis industry, is pleased to announce follow-on investments totaling $575,000 into a number of leading cannabis companies. The businesses include packaging solutions, artificial intelligence, product sampling and review solutions, and blockchain technology, among others.

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Topics: cannabis tech, cannabis investing, cannabis business, Investing, Entrepreneurship, Company Info