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Entrepreneur of the Week: Kerri Accardi of 420MEDIA

Kerri Accardi

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 Kerri Accardi, Co-Founder of 420MEDIA. Kerri Accardi left NYC in December 2013 on a mission to educate the world about cannabis after losing her Aunt Kathy. She remembers seeing and experiencing first hand the lack...

Growers Spotlight: Interview with Kurtis Johnson of TFO LLC

TFO LLC

Hunter Wilson of Growers Network interviews Kurtis Johnson of TFO LLC about his experiences producing large quantities of cannabis in a confined space. Grow Operation Where are you located and why? We grow in North Las Vegas, in a former ice-cream manufacturing plant. The facility was built with 3 medical-grade, sealed freezer rooms which are perfect for growing in a confined,...

Keegan Peterson, CEO of Wurk Discusses $3.2 Million Bridge Round

Keegan Peterson

Founded by Keegan Peterson in 2015, the first and only workforce management company for the cannabis industry, Wurk, announced that it had raised $3.2 million in a bridge funding round. Looking back at Wurk's Growth Wurk launched in the industry to offer businesses a range of workforce management tools and solutions, including payroll management, employee scheduling, and human resource management solutions. On November...

Entrepreneur of the Week: Jeffrey Samuels of Alpharoot

Jeffrey Samuels

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 Jeffrey Samuels of Alpharoot. Meet Jeffrey Samuels Capitalizing on successful roles in mobile tech, social media, enterprise SaaS, and now cannabis, Jeffrey has immersed himself in the startup ecosystem. Building impactful relationships has always been...

Growers Spotlight: Growing Off The Grid With Pickens Mountain Cannabis

Pickens Mountain

Hunter Wilson of Growers Network interviews Brian Knopf from Pickens Mountain Cannabis about his outdoor, off-the-grid grow. Growing Outdoors Where are you located and why did you choose that location? We’re a 20-acre property on the side of Pickens Mountain. I didn’t intend the land for cannabis; I merely purchased it when I was investing in land. It was a sweet deal at $12,000. So...

Plus Products Closes Series B Round of $6M

Plus Products

One of the fastest growing cannabis-infused product companies in California, Plus Products, closed a $6 million Series B funding round. This round was led by Serruya Private Equity Partners (SPE) and Navy Capital Green Fund LP. The beginning of Plus Products Founded in 2015, by Jake Heimark, Roy McFarland and Justin "Crunchy" Crunchington, Plus Products tested out the market with their...

High Times Acquires Cannabis News Site, Green Rush Daily

High Times

High Times Holding Corporation - the parent company of cannabis-focused magazine High Times - announced the acquisition of fast-growing online site Green Rush Daily. What is Green Rush Daily? Founded in October 2015 by Scott McGovern, Green Rush Daily is a cannabis-oriented publication covering up-to-date and breaking content on politics, news, business, technology, and culture. Headquartered in New York City, Green...

Advice from the Booth Mom | Assemble your Trade Show Team

trade show team

Whether your company is planning for a 10' by 10' booth or a large 40' by 50' trade show exhibit space, one of the most important things you will need to incorporate is the assembly of your trade show team. This includes training the staff who will be working the booth during the show. Unfortunately,  staff training tends to be...

Outside-In With DCN: Meet High Dining

High Dining

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 business they believe. Gain knowledge of their services, their mission and what makes each of the unique. On this Outside-In, with DCN we spoke with both co-founders of High...

Canna Cribs Episode 2 : Grow Op Farms

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In this episode of Canna Cribs, Growers Network takes a trip to Grow Op Farms, the company behind the Phat Panda Brand. Legend: Robert McKinley, Mojave Morelli, Sean Mooney Growing Style Tell me about the Grow Op Farms facilities. Robert McKinley: Our indoor grow facility totals 85,000 square feet. We cover every step of the process, from the plants to concentrates and edibles. Editor’s Note:...