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.
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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.
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.
Startups Focused on Growing Cannabis Industry
These people quit their day jobs to capitalize on the growing marijuana industry by building their own cannabis related business
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
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.
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.
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.
Industry Veterans Launch Americanna
BOULDER, Colo., May 11, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Longtime cannabis entrepreneurs Dan Anglin and Frank Falconer today announce Americanna, the first gummy in Colorado to meet the state’s strict standards for edible cannabis products.
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.
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.
Pitch to ArcView Group – Deadline to Apply: 12/24
OAKLAND, Calif., Dec 8., 2015 /Weed Wire/ — December 24th is the deadline to apply to pitch ArcView’s investor members and to be in the running to pitch from the ArcView stage in Scottsdale, AZ February 1 – 2.
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.
MJIC Inc. Launches Gateway to Success With First California Cannabis Business Incubator
OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 20, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — Backed by MJIC, Inc., Gateway Incubator LLC California’s first cannabis company incubator is opening its doors in Oakland.
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.
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.
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.
No Green Thumb? Your 7 Best Legal Cannabis Startup Opportunities
Some may not like it, but legal cannabis is big business already — a $700 million business last year in Colorado alone, Viridian Capital & Research reports.
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.
Coffee Pot: US Brews Black and Green
You may not think that coffee and cannabis have anything to do with each other, but you would be surprised. So how much do coffee and cannabis connect with each other? Well, aside from being alliterative, quite a bit.
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.
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.
Guest Column: How to Break Through Real Estate Roadblocks in the Marijuana Industry
The various obstacles that marijuana investors face is undeniable. Finding real estate is a continual issue that entrepreneurs must face when looking to open a dispensary.
Joining the Green Rush
For investors, the burgeoning marijuana industry provides many different opportunities for financial growth. Entrepreneurs are rapidly opening businesses in the hopes of joining the green rush.