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Cannabis Banking Working Group Holds Second Meeting

Cannabis Banking Working Group holds second meeting

On February 10th, 2017, the Cannabis Banking Working Group met in Los Angeles, California. The room filled with industry cannabis advocates & leaders, banking professionals, and small business owners eager to hear from the state officials and presenters on the future of Cannabis and banking in the state of California. California State Treasurer John Chiang greeted the audience and expressed...

CanopyBoulder announces 6th cohort of cannabis tech companies

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In 2015, CanopyBoulder, a venture fund, and business accelerator successfully raised $1.2 million to invest in 20 early-stage startups providing ancillary products and services to the legal cannabis industry. Two years later, CanopyBoulder has announced it’s 6th cohort of Cannabis tech companies this time to head back to their hometown, Boulder, Colorado. When reviewing the lineup of the ten companies...

How Donald Trump’s presidency will affect the cannabis industry

How Donald Trump's presidency will affect the cannabis industry

The election is over and the inauguration has occurred. Donald Trump is now officially our nation’s president. As he begins assigning people to his staff and major positions in his cabinet, one question is on the minds of those in the cannabis industry: how will Trump affect the industry, both medical and recreational? What was Trump's opinion during his campaign? During...

Eaze, the UberEATS for Cannabis, releases State of Cannabis Data Report

Eaze, the UberEATS for Cannabis, releases State of Cannabis Data Report

Shipt, a grocery and alcohol delivery service, was one of the first companies to empower people by allowing them to work for themselves and offer an on demand grocery service that has been a long unfulfilled need. Other companies have adopted the same service such as Uber with their Uber Eats application (e.g. Postmates). These businesses have paved the way...

Interview: Dr. Bryan Doner, CEO Medical Director and Co-Founder of Compassionate Certification Centers

Interview: Dr. Bryan Doner, CEO Medical Director and Co-Founder of Compassionate Certification Centers

DCN: Can you tell us a little about yourself, your career, and your interest/current research with medical marijuana? Dr. Bryan Doner: I am the CEO Medical Director and Co-Founder of Compassionate Certification Centers™, a medical marijuana marketing and consulting company based in Pittsburgh. I received my undergraduate education at Denison University and completed a graduate program in Medical Sciences at...

Interview: Dustin Shroyer, COO of Revolution Enterprises

Interview: Dustin Shroyer, COO of Revolution Enterprises

This interview excerpt has been reproduced here for our readers with permission from Growers Network as one of our contributors.  In this Grow Operation Overview, we interview Dustin Shroyer, COO of Revolution Enterprises. Dustin has been a legal cannabis grower in Colorado since 2006. He has worked as a dispensary owner, leading grower, and consultant in the Cannabis industry. Dustin Shroyer: I...

Entrepreneur Of The Week: Jennifer Germano

Each week we highlight entrepreneur’s in the cannabis industry so our viewers can learn who is behind the team of the upcoming and leading businesses, organizations and non-profits in the industry. This week we would like to introduce Jennifer Germano, CEO of ICS Consulting Service. Jennifer Germano has been working in the Colorado Cannabis Industry since 2009. In the early days...

The Grow Off, A Cannabis Competition

Direct Cannabis Network has been receiving a lot of questions about the cultivation side of the industry and have found a reliable, informative company who will begin contributing articles on the cultivation side of the cannabis industry.  Last week you learned about the Grower's Network, which is building a community exclusively for commercial cannabis professionals; allowing members to connect, trade...

Amsterdam’s Relationship With Cannabis Legalization

Legalizing cannabis, recreationally or medically, has been a hot debate issue in the media lately. To see how the legalization could affect America, it is important to see how it is affecting other countries, such as Amsterdam, the only country where the production, consumption, and sale of cannabis are all legal. Dutch Perspective on Cannabis Enforcement The Dutch, what English speaking...

Seven Skills for Seven Pitches

Paula Young-Libby is the CEO of MycoCann, Inc. an ag-tech startup with sights on revolutionizing how cannabis is grown.  Join us here every week as Paula gives us an exclusive peek into the entrepreneurial experience. There is nothing so vital to the wellbeing of a startup than the pitch.  It is the single most important skill that a CEO must...