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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

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

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

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