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Front Range Biosciences, Cannabis AgTech Raises $3 Million

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Colorado-Based Startup, Front Range Biosciences has raised $3 million through bridge round funding to implement it's scaling processes, along with expansion plans. The round which follows a $1.5 million seed round earlier this year, included investor participation from Phyto Partners, Salveo Capital, San Hill Angel's, HBS Angels of NYC, NY Angels, Halley Venture Partners, Anthill Ventures and Canopy Boulder. Front Range Biosciences, was...

Six Communication Skills That Every Entrepreneur Needs

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Communication is a key attribute to your success as an entrepreneur. By not effectively communicating with your clients, team, and the market, you begin to miss opportunities. When I mention communication I don't mean just speaking; there are so many different ways to look at communication- such as writing an email, the way you listen to a conversation or even...

HighNoon: Meet the Founders of Jetty Sushi

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This month on HighNoon Live, we got to hang with Daniel and Brandon, founders of Jetty Sushi! Watch as they make infused sushi LIVE in the DCN studio. What is High Noon? Each month we will be inviting founders to join us LIVE. They will be participating in a variety of activities, while YOU, the viewers get to ask them a...

South Africa’s First Medical Marijuana License Granted By Lesotho

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The Lesotho's Ministry of Health has granted a South African Medical Company with an official license to cultivate cannabis for medical and scientific purposes. Verve Dynamic will be the first cannabis production company in Africa to receive administrative approval. What is Verve Dynamics? Verve Dynamic focuses on innovative and proprietary technologies for the nutraceutical and phytoextraction markets. They have integrated their expertise...

Entrepreneur of the Week: Wendy Rall of Budd Branding

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Each week we highlight entrepreneurs in the cannabis industry for our viewers to learn more about the leading cannabis executives of our time. This week, we highlight Wendy Rall, CEO of Budd Branding. Wendy Rall is a professional Graphic Designer, with over 30 years experience. After graduating from The Art Institute of Philadelphia, with a degree in Commercial Art, she embarked...

Green Dot Labs Raises $3.3 Million To Optimize Cultivation & Extraction Platform

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Green Dot Labs, Colorado’s leading producer of fine cannabis extracts, closed their Series A Round with a $3.3 million investment from Tuatara Capital, L.P. Green Dot Labs, founded in 2014 in Boulder Colorado was the first in Colorado to build safe indoor hydro-carbon extraction facilities.  This means that they reclaim 100% of the hydrocarbon gases used in the extraction...

Hawaii goes Cashless- Safe Harbor and CanPay Launch Statewide Cannabis Banking

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On October 1st, 2017, all of Hawaii’s eight licensed dispensaries will be going cashless. Hawaii will be the first state to have all cannabis transactions handled without cash. Going forward, dispensaries will have patients use a debit payment app, called CanPay to buy their cannabis instead of money. CanPay, known as the first legitimate debit payment solution for the cannabis...

The Need for Cannabis in Professional Sports – 6 months later

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Last week marked 6 months since I published the first article on the Need for Cannabis in Professional Sports. In that time frame, a lot has happened - we have a new President in office, The Golden State Warriors won the NBA title, O.J. Simpson has been granted parole and Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey circus performed their...

Building Your Path To Becoming A Successful Entrepreneur

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To become a successful entrepreneur takes a lot of hard work, grit, and persistence. There are hundreds of books and articles highlighting the secret to success in business, and what I found was that it always comes back to passion, perseverance and a positive attitude. These attributes tend to set successful entrepreneurs apart, but they take practice and preparation and smart...

Hotbox Reviews Unboxed: Ardent Lift

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Ardent is a Boston-based biotech and medical cannabis device company with pioneering technologies that drastically improve administration and effectiveness. With a team of partners skilled in all aspects of manufacturing from advanced thermal engineering to elite electronics, we produce the NOVA™, a laboratory-grade precision decarboxylator for medical cannabis patients. Price: $210 A laboratory grade de-carb for patients and caregivers who need...