Tag Archives: Entrepreneur

Award-Winning Team Behind Green Man Cannabis Launches New Retail Franchise, ONE Cannabis

DENVER, Jan. 16, 2018 /Weed Wire/ – The seasoned entrepreneur behind Green Man Cannabis—one of the best cannabis dispensaries in the nation, well known for its connoisseur grade craft cannabis and many Cannabis Cup wins—is looking to save others from making the countless, million-dollar mistakes he made with the launch of his new franchised brand ONE Cannabis.

Marijuana's Female Pioneers Are Being Pushed Aside in the Legal Weed Boom

Marijuana’s Female Pioneers Are Being Pushed Aside in Legal Weed Boom

In the business of medicinal marijuana, there are strains for almost anything that ails you. So far, though, female entrepreneurs have yet to find a variety that addresses a painful side effect of the booming legal pot industry: sexism.

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Big Marijuana Investors Hear Pitches from Dozens of Startups in Austin

AUSTIN, Texas, April 27, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — More than 200 high net-worth investors from around the world will gather in Austin, TX at the Arcview Investor Forum to hear pitches from dozens of promising cannabis companies in a “Shark Tank” like forum.

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New Jersey Cannabusiness Association Launches

TRENTON, N.J., Jan. 23, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — As the nation continues moving state-by-state towards legalizing medical and adult-use cannabis, more and more entrepreneurs and businesses are staking their claim in this rapidly growing industry. To help guide these businesses through New Jersey’s legal and regulatory environment, a group of business leaders, civic leaders and patient-advocates recently formed a trade association to support the expanding legal cannabis industry.

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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CFN Media Releases Cannabis Private Investment Summit West Recap Video

SEATTLE, Wash., July 11, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — CFN Media Group (“CannabisFN”), the leading creative agency and digital media network dedicated to legal cannabis, today announced the release of its video coverage of the Cannabis Private Investment Summit West that took place in Beverly Hills, CA on May 4, 2016.

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Kush Bottles: Entrepreneurs Give Back to the Cannabis Community with $500,000 Prize

LOS ANGELES, May 19, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Kush Bottles, Inc (OTCQB: KSHB), America’s supplier of packaging, accessories, and branding solutions for the legal cannabis industry announces the opening of The Next Big Cannabis Venture contest. Kush Bottles Co-Founders plan to award a prize worth up to $500,000 to a deserving individual or business.


CanopyBoulder Announces Slate of Spring Startups

BOULDER, Colo., Feb. 24, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Cannabis companies developing everything from a Consumer Reports-style publication for cannabis to innovative vaporizers, grinders and tools for home growers move to Boulder next week to begin a 16-week CanopyBoulder entrepreneur boot camp.

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38 Days Until Howard Leonhardt Discusses Going Public with the Jobs Act and Reg A+

Howard Leonhardt, a state spokesperson in California for the JOBS ACT and Crowdfunding for Startup California, will be speaking in March at the California Cannabis Business Expo.

MJ Freeway Integration Webinars and List and Promising Women

Cannabis Compliance 101 in Hawaii: Presented By MJ Freeway & The NCIA

DENVER, Dec 8., 2015 /Weed Wire/ — National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA), alongside leading cannabis industry software and service provider MJ Freeway, will host “Cannabusiness Compliance 101,” a 3.5-hour seminar on December 9th in Honolulu, HI.

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MJ Freeway is in the Fast Lane

DENVER, Nov. 11, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — Since 2010, MJ Freeway has been a leader in the developing cannabis industry. Currently in 23 states and 4 countries, MJ Freeway is a Denver-based woman-owned software company, and is the market leading provider of marijuana business software including point of sale, inventory tracking, manufacturing, and cultivation management.

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Melissa Etheridge Will Pitch Her Marijuana Business to Investors 11/9 in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 26, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — Grammy Award winning musician, marriage-equality activist, and now cannabis advocate and businesswoman, Melissa Etheridge will be among 20 cannabis entrepreneurs pitching their businesses to more than 200 high net worth investors from around the world at the ArcView Investor Network Forum in Las Vegas on November 9th.

MJ Freeway Integration Webinars and List and Promising Women

First-ever Cannabis Industry Innovator MJ Freeway to be Honored at the 2015 Fortune Most Promising Women Entrepreneur Conference in Washington, DC, Oct. 12 – 14

DENVER, Oct. 12, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — Jessica Billingsley, Co-Founder and COO of MJ Freeway Business Solutions, a Denver-based woman-owned software company and the market leading provider of marijuana business software including point of sale, inventory tracking, manufacturing, and cultivation management, will be the first woman ever from the cannabis industry to accept the prestigious 2015 Fortune Most Promising Women Entrepreneur Award.


How Companies are Trying to Bring Marijuana Ads Online

Yes, cannabis can. It has been a landmark time for marijuana, with entrepreneurs rushing into the Wild West of the budding industry. They’re not just growers and sellers, but forward-looking tech experts who have seen pot’s bright digital future.


5 New Books on Cannabis to Read This Summer

While you may have plans to get through the classics this summer, cannabis industry hopefuls should consider adding these five new books to their summer reading lists.


Kevin Harrington’s Keynote Captivates at Marijuana Investor Summit

Sharks were circling at the Marijuana Investor Summit—TV sharks. Kevin Harrington, who is well-known as one of the original sharks from the ABC series “Shark Tank” gave the summit’s keynote address on April 21, 2015, at the Marijuana Investor Summit, held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel DIA in Denver, Colorado.

GGS Structures President Leigh Coulter Wins Award for International Trade

NIAGARA FALLS, Canada, Feb. 23, 2015 / Weed Wire / – During last Friday’s Niagara Entrepreneur of the Year awards, Leigh Coulter, President of GGS Structures, a leading provider of commercial marijuana facilities, walked away with the Niagara Entrepreneur of the Year Award in the category of International Trade.

Pike/Pine nightlife entrepreneur Meinert lights up I-502 marijuana venture Torch Northwest

Only one I-502 marijuana retailer has been able to open to serve the 650,000 or so residents of Seattle – and the closest licensed shop to Capitol Hill is still nowhere close to opening. But there are still a few potrepreneurs in our midst and, possibly, a few pot jobs to be had.


The Cannabis Career Institute: Helping People Grow

One of the more ingenious ways of making money in the cannabis industry has come from the Cannabis Career Institute. The CCI offers workshops for budding herbal entrepreneurs covering a variety of topics necessary for those wishing to enter the cannabis trade.

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Outside the Box: Businesses Creating New Markets

On this edition of Tomorrow’s Business Today, David Friedman from [MJI News] reveals new ways to invest outside the box. Also joining the program are Adam Justice and Mike Justice from ConnectSense who chat about new developments in Security apps.


Green Pharma

Genifer Murray’s path to the pot industry was an unlikely one. After graduating with a degree in microbiology, she spent two less-than-fulfilling decades working in corporate sales. But three years ago, a random conversation in a bar about medical marijuana testing awakened her inner scientist.