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Alumni Spotlight: Best in Grow Harnesses the Power of the Budtender

Posted by Celia Daly on Nov 28, 2018 11:23:01 AM

Listen to our interview with Best in Grow founders, Jake Levin and Andrew Duffy. And, if you’re not so into listening, we’ve outlined it for you so you can get the main points without a long attention span.

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Topics: startups, cannabis tech, startup, canopy alumni, marijuana, cannabis business, cannabis companies, Entrepreneurship, Best in Grow, software, workforce management, alumni spotlight

Alumni Spotlight: Cannabis Big Data Helps you Help Yourself

Posted by Celia Daly on Oct 30, 2018 1:42:54 PM
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Topics: business intelligence, data, cannabis data, startups, cannabis tech, canopy alumni, cannabis business, cannabis companies, marijuana, Entrepreneurship, Company Info

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

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

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

5 takeaways from NCIA's Cannabis Business Summit 2018

Posted by Celia Daly on Jul 31, 2018 1:19:30 PM

Don't like to read? Check out our podcast recap of the event!

Last week, the National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA) held their 5th annual Cannabis Business Summit in San Jose, CA. It seemed like the whole industry was there but we know some of you probably couldn’t make it. So, below we’ve pulled together our top 5 takeaways from the event for those of you who missed it so you can feel like you were there, too! Always here to help…

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Topics: cannabis business, events, cannabis companies, Insider, marijuana