Over 1,000 startups competed this year at TechCrunch's Disrupt. Two of the six finalists were cannabis-related. Agrilyst, a cannabis greenhouse data sensor, won the coveted Disrupt Cup and $50,000.
Oregon has a thriving tourism industry centered around the wine and craft brewery culture, and agritourism centered around the cannabis industry is gaining in popularity, as it has in Washington and Colorado.
Located inside the Twitter building in San Francisco, hundreds of tech and cannabis startups recently competed at the latest @420 Pitch event. @420 Pitch is a Shark Tank-type competition sponsored by the WeedClub, a professional network for cannabis.
MassRoots, a finalist for the Extreme Tech Challenge, will present at the Shoppers Electronics Present(CES) on Friday, January 8th, 2016. MassRoots, of course, has changed the way cannabis enthusiasts connect. The platform has amassed 675,000 users and is well on its way to scoring one million if the trend continues.