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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.