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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

Building the Right Team for Your Startup

Posted by Carmen Mabee on May 29, 2019 9:13:27 AM

Building a strong, cohesive team and cultivating the right company culture is crucial for the success of your startup and its future. But what does this mean, and what does this look like in action?

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Topics: Entrepreneurship, startup, teams

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

Preparing for Exit as an Entrepreneur

Posted by Celia Daly on Apr 25, 2019 4:01:56 PM

When taking on venture capital, your job as an entrepreneur is to build a company that can return that capital (and then some) to investors. Sure, there are a lot of other responsibilities that come with building a startup, but this is a big one. And it shouldn’t be taken lightly. But, how does an entrepreneur go about that?

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Topics: Entrepreneurship, cannabis business, startup, startups, Acquisition, Exits

What Investors Want...

Posted by Celia Daly on Feb 26, 2019 3:15:56 PM

As an investor in the cannabis industry, we often get asked by entrepreneurs what they can do to stand out in the industry. So, we’ve put together a short list of things investors look for when evaluating deals.

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Topics: Entrepreneurship, cannabis business, cannabis investing, accelerator, startup

Cannabis Technology - Leapfrogging Traditional Industries

Posted by Andrew Duffy on Feb 4, 2019 1:12:23 PM

The historic, venture capital-fueled tech boom of the past two decades in Silicon Valley and beyond has turned “innovation” into perhaps one of the most abused terms in our day-to-day lexicon. Years of buzzword status have disconnected us from a meaningful understanding of the real hallmarks of innovation and the conditions that give rise to it. As such, most people wouldn’t consider the cannabis industry the ideal environment to develop new, world-changing technologies; luckily for a small swathe of forward thinking entrepreneurs and investors, most people are wrong.

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Topics: Analysis, Entrepreneurship, cannabis companies, agtech, cannabis business, marijuana, startup, cannabis tech, Best in Grow