San Diego cannabis tech startup Weedguide closes $1.7 million in seed funding. Two private investors closed this round.
What is Weedguide?
Weedguide is set to become the Google of cannabis, bringing innovation to a whole new level for the cannabis industry with their AI-powered technology. Weedguide provides the end user with the easiest way to find everything you want to know about medical and recreational cannabis. They have built a portal where you can see the best articles, videos, products, dispensary locations, recipes, strain info and much more from all over the web.
How is this platform beneficial?
Weedguide can help the experienced cannabis user learn more about their favorite strains, the new medical cannabis patient who would like some guidance in determining the different ways to consume cannabis or even the cannabis entrepreneur who wants to stay updated on all of the latest cannabis industry news.
Weedguide is powered by AI machine learning technology. By equipping their site with this technology it allows them to build a laser-focused search engine focusing strictly on cannabis. This will enable you to block out all the noise and will be able to browse through vast amounts of data and find exactly what they need. On top of the semantic input and natural language processing, they have employed real-world subject matter experts to ensure the most useful and relevant content is displayed.
To date, Weedguide has already highlighted over 51,987 businesses, 1,284,169 articles, 180,023 products, 25,529 videos and over 63,488 strains and that number is just going to keep growing.
You can also have easier access to the Weedguide, by downloading their app, which is available in the App store for IOS and Google Play for Android.
Meet the CEO
Claudio Cañive is a serial entrepreneur with over 17 years of experience in numerous technology sectors worldwide. He is recognized as an inspiring technical leader with influential skills and abilities to motivate and lead people in diverse cultural environments.
He was an advisor and co-inventor of numerous patents and performed technical due diligence for M&A’s.
As his passion for entrepreneurship grew, he left the corporate world and a consulting company he sold, to launch and fund a content management SAAS company. His patented technology propelled his business and in three short years became the de facto CMS, delivering a billion pages per month. Claudio is also a partner at a telephony conferencing service company and is the CTO and Board Member of Fuel Ventures and a partner at Multi Venture Capital.
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