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Cheech Marin Touts State Tool for California Pot Businesses

Cheech Marin Touts State Tool for California Pot Businesses

Cheech Marin Touts State Tool for California Pot Businesses

Comedian and legendary stoner Cheech Marin doesn’t want your pot business to go up in smoke.

CannaInvestor Magazine Features Three Private Companies

ATLANTA, Nov. 21, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — CannaInvestor Magazine (www.cannainvestormag.com), the leading industry investment magazine for cannabis investors, analysts, executives, entrepreneurs, and financial media, features three private companies in its November 2017 magazine issue (https://joom.ag/G1SL) — Healing Budz, Inc., Blue Cord Farms, Inc., and 500 N 3rd St., LLC.

CannaTech UK

CannaTech UK: First Medial Cannabis Conference in the UK October 25-26, 2017 The Old Truman Brewery, London Session & Journalist Registration Information

TEL AVIV, Israel, Oct. 18, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Innovative researchers and scientists, pharma experts, regulators, investors, and entrepreneurs will share their knowledge about the burgeoning medical cannabis industry at CannaTech UK, Britain’s first-ever international Summit for Accelerating Cannabis Innovation curated specifically for the UK and European markets.

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Marijuana Entrepreneurs Pitch Private Investors In Palm Beach, FL Sep 19-20

PALM BEACH, Fla., Sept. 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — More than 100 high net-worth investors from around the world will gather in Palm Beach at the Arcview Investor Forum next week to consider opportunities from dozens of promising cannabis companies in a “Shark Tank” like format.

Iowa's New Medical Marijuana Law Draws Interest From Possible Entrepreneurs

Iowa’s New Medical Marijuana Law Draws Interest From Possible Entrepreneurs

Several dozen people have expressed interest in manufacturing or distributing medical marijuana products under Iowa’s new law, despite strict limits on what they would be able to sell, a state administrator said Wednesday.

Some Ohioans Want Residency Requirement For Medical Pot Business Licenses

Some Ohioans Want Residency Requirement for Medical Pot Business Licenses

As the Ohio Department of Commerce prepares to give licenses to medical marijuana growers, some entrepreneurs want the state to restrict licensees to only those who live in Ohio. Ohio’s medical marijuana law allows the Department of Commerce to grant licenses to 12 large growing operations and 12 small growing operations.

Entrepreneurs, CannaPitch and Careers on First Day of #CalCanBizExpo

Entrepreneurs, CannaPitch and Careers on First Day of #CalCanBizExpo

Entrepreneurs, investors and career seekers are eager to navigate California’s newly legalized recreational cannabis market and the California Cannabis Business Expo is ready to show current and future stakeholders the way on its opening day at the Sheraton Marina Hotel in San Diego on March 5, 2017.

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200+ High-Net Worth Marijuana Investors Gather in L.A. Following Pivotal Attorney General Senate Hearings

More than 200 high-net worth investors from around the world, eager to invest in the fastest growing industry in America will gather at Loews Hollywood Hotel for a two day “Shark Tank”-like pitch forum on Tuesday, January 17th and Wednesday, January 18th, hosted exclusively for members of The Arcview Investor Network.

Learn How to Fund Your Cannabis Business

Learn How to Fund Your Cannabis Business

Are you an entrepreneur eager to fund your cannabis business? Needless to say, banks are not going to be your first choice. How can you raise capital legally and then bank the money you make?

Philly Marijuana Conference Promises 'Brutally Honest' Advice on Getting Into the Business

Philly Marijuana Conference Promises ‘Brutally Honest’ Advice on Getting Into the Business

Conferences for entrepreneurs eager to break into the cannabis industry have popped up with astonishing frequency in Philadelphia since April, when Gov. Wolf signed the bill legalizing medical marijuana in the state.

6 Business Ideas for People Looking to Cash in on the Marijuana Boom

6 Business Ideas for People Looking to Cash in on the Marijuana Boom

The Wild West of weed is on fire with entrepreneurial opportunities. Potpreneurs across America are legally growing, curing and cooking the skunky stuff in record numbers. As those who cultivate and sell the plant grow, so do the offshoot businesses sprouting up around them.

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Meet the Best, Brightest and Boldest at the Cannabis Growth Capital Summit, New York City, June 15

NEW YORK, May 23, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Navigating frontier markets successfully requires the right guide. Successful guides must be not just the best and the brightest, but the boldest, as they go where others have not trekked before. Meet the venture cannabists—the early adopters who blazed the cannabis trail—at the Cannabis Growth Capital Summit on June 15, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City.

Good Life Colorado

Cannabis Business Accelerator Launches in Colorado

BOULDER, Colo., May 4, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Longtime entrepreneur Patrick O’Malley today announces Good Life Colorado, a cannabis-industry program that provides entrepreneurs space to develop products in a licensed MIP (Marijuana Infused Products facility) to develop a wide range of THC products.


Cannabis Learning Academy Offers Course By Steve DeAngelo Of Harborside Health Center

OAKLAND, Calif., April 26, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Steve DeAngelo, just named one of the Top 7 most Powerful Marijuana Industry Leaders by Fortune Magazine, is making his decades of cannabis expertise globally available with a new series of online courses produced by Green Flower Media.

Kush Bottles

Kush Bottles Offers up to $500,000 in The Next Big Cannabis Venture Contest

LOS ANGELES, April 20, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Kush Bottles, Inc (OTCQB: KSHB), America’s premier supplier of packaging solutions, supplies and accessories for the legal cannabis industry, announced today that they will host a contest for entrepreneurs with a prize worth up to $500,000.

Viridian to Keynote the Cannabis “Green Rush” Session at the 2016 Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Summit

NEW YORK, April 5, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Viridian Capital Advisors is pleased to announce that it has been selected as a keynote speaker for the 2016 Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Summit, taking place in Miami, Florida from May 4-7, 2016.

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Hacking Your Cannabis Expo Experience

With the California Cannabis Business Expo hitting San Francisco March 3-5, 2016, here are 11 tips for hacking your cannabis expo experience so you can build your network and expand your knowledge.

CannaTech in Tel Aviv

International Summit for Accelerating Cannabis Innovation Tel Aviv, March 7-8, 2016

TEL AVIV, Jan. 17, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Innovative Israeli researchers and scientists, high tech experts and “Start-Up Nation” entrepreneurs have fused their knowledge and skills to develop cutting edge expertise that will be on display at Israel’s first International Summit for Accelerating Cannabis Innovation.

Marijuana Investor Summit

Marijuana Investor Summit Boot Camp—Shaping a New Frontier—February 2, Portland, OR

CHICAGO, Jan. 7, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — 2016 will be a pivotal year for investing in legal marijuana. The Feb. 2 Boot Camp for Investors and Entrepreneurs, produced by the Marijuana Investor Summit in conjunction with Signal Bay and the Cannabis Collaborative Conference, will be held at the Portland Expo Center.

New Cannabis Ventures

New Cannabis Ventures Launches, Elevating the Most Legitimate Companies and Influential Investors in the Cannabis Industry

HOUSTON, Oct. 22, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — The state-by-state legalization of cannabis is one of the most exciting changes to our society in modern history, but at the same time it is very complex. Rapid change, federal illegality, stigma, and confusing regulations contribute to difficulties in identifying and connecting with legitimate entrepreneurs, investors, and professional service providers.

CannaPitch in Los Angeles

Marijuana Investor Summit Took Los Angeles By Storm

The Marijuana Investor Summit delivered quality educational sessions to more than 200 entrepreneurs and investors at the recent Cannabis World Congress & Business Expo held at the Los Angeles Convention Center on Sept. 16, 2015.

Lori Ferrara

Investor Dispatch: Lori Ferrara Trailblazing in the Marijuana Industry

Lori Ferrara wasn’t deterred when she walked into her first ArcView meeting and found herself the only female investor among 80 men. She recalls being a little intimidated but took them on “one-by-one” and ended up being the organization’s first female investor.


Debt Crowdfunding for Cannabusinesses

Cannabis entrepreneurs may underestimate the potential for debt financing, a topic that will be explored in detail by Scott Jordan, Director of Business Development for Dynamic Funding at the Marijuana Investor Summit on Sept. 16 in Los Angeles.


Kush Bottles Makes List of Inc.’s Top 5,000

Kush Bottles, a maker of bottles, papers and containers, appears on Inc. Magazine’s 2015 list of the 5,000 fastest growing companies in America. And lest you think Kush is bringing up the rear because, well, it’s marijuana-related, think again—the five-year-old company is 774th on the list, good for the top 15 percent.

9 Things on Raising Capital

9 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Raising Money in the Cannabis Industry

As of early August, CanopyBoulder Spring Class companies have raised nearly $3 million in seed financing, and more is on the way. But don’t think that raising money or investing money is easy—it is not.

Cannabis Creative Conference

Oregon’s Cannabis Creative Conference Adds Investment Forum to Educate Entrepreneurs And Investors

The upcoming Cannabis Creative Conference, slated for July 29 and 30 at the Oregon Expo Center in Portland, has added an Investment Forum on July 28 to help investors and entrepreneurs profit in the newly legalized marijuana industry. The forum is presented by the Marijuana Investor Summit.


Outsmart Regulatory Barriers with Entrepreneurial Engagement

Less than a year ago, Canary, a mobile marketplace startup, was referred to as the “Uber for marijuana.” The company was founded to cater to medical marijuana patients who were not always in close proximity to a dispensary, or who had trouble getting around due to illness.

eCann, Inc. Announces Cannabis Investor Summit

SAN FRANCISCO, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — eCann, Inc. is today announcing a new platform for investors looking to get into the legal cannabis industry. “The Cannabis Investor Summit,” the brainchild of Eddie Miller, Lawrence Michelson and Boris Tsibelman, will showcase the investment opportunities and benefits of investing in the Cannabis industry with an emphasis on the transparency of a cloud-based environment.

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