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Outside In With DCN: Meet Jennina Chiavetta of Legacy Nursery

Legacy Nursery

Welcome to Outside-In with DCN where we interview upcoming startups and businesses in the cannabis industry. Each interview you will get to meet the founders taking a leap into building a company they believe in. Gain knowledge of their services, their mission and what makes each of the unique. On this Outside-In, with DCN we spoke with Jennina Chiavetta of...

Entrepreneur of the Week: Sasha Perelman of Revolver Productions

Sasha Perelman

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 Sasha Perelman of Revolver Productions. Meet Sasha Perelman Sasha Perelman has over 17+ years as a strategic marketing and events professional. In 2014, she founded Revolver Productions, creating a revolutionary approach to event production. At...

The Bootstrapped Startup: Free Email Management Tools

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For many startups, their initial version of an email marketing software is a scrappy, bootstrapped mail-merge spreadsheet. However, as your business grows, so do your marketing needs. Soon startups are overwhelmed by large Excel files of random emails, unsubscribe lists and deliverability rates. Startups with a little budget need a solution for their email marketing, email templates, and email segmentation. Let...

Outside-In With DCN: Meet Keith McCarty of WAYV

Keith McCarty

Welcome to Outside-In with DCN where we interview upcoming startups and businesses in the cannabis industry. Each interview you will get to meet the founders taking a leap into building a company they believe in. Gain knowledge of their services, their mission and what makes each of the unique. On this Outside-In, with DCN we spoke with Keith McCarty, CEO...

Entrepreneur of the Week: Duane Dennis of Plain Jane

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 Duane Dennis of Plain Jane. Meet Duane Dennis Duane grew up in Baltimore in a single parent household. After studying laboriously in high school, MIT recognized his efforts and he became a student there....

Business Smoke Break | The Power of Language in Getting Team Cooperation

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Welcome to the Business Smoke Break, where I provide small things to do that add up to bigger wins. This month I want to get into team motivation. A tricky subject. Different things motivate people differently. One small thing I have found over the years of running my own teams is the importance of respect. If you don’t give...

The Consciousness Entrepreneur: Coming Out For The Holidays

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Another ambitious year is upon us. A time for reflection, opportunities to become a fresh, new you living your best life as your most authentic self. But what about that skunk smell percolating from your canna-closet? Are your friends conscious that you are more than just high on life when you hang out? Is your desk stocked with eye...

Creating The Ideal Cannabis-Related Influencer Event

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The marketing and promotion of legal cannabis are quickly matching the scope and sophistication of the most hyped consumer products. Cannabis brands are putting some traditional marketing best practices to good use, including the launch of some top-notch events aimed at influencing a bunch of key audiences: from consumers to media to investors. So far, what we are seeing...

How did Colorado’s Residents Come to Realize that Adult Cannabis Possession Should be Legalized?

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Welcome to the Cannabis Matters editorial series with Ruth Hill. Ruth brings over 50 years in nursing from a multitude of settings including hospice and palliative care to executive management in the home health industry. An entrepreneur having started a six-bed residential facility for the elderly, consultant for home health agencies and educating clients on palliative care all providing an...

Entrepreneur of the Week: Monica Vialpando of Vialpando, LLC

Monica Vialpando

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 Monica Vialpando of Vialpando, LLC.  Meet Monica Vialpando Dr. Monica Vialpando is a pharmaceutical formulation scientist and principal at Vialpando LLC, a provider of outsourced innovation consulting for the cannabis industry. She has seven...