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Tue
10
Feb

Snoop Dogg Looking to Invest in Cannabis Companies

February 9, 2015

Another day, another celebrity jumping into the marijuana industry.

Rapper Calvin Broadus Jr., aka Snoop Dogg, is hoping to raise $25 million to invest in the cannabis industry, Tech Crunch reported.

Broadus has already invested in Reddit and trading platform Robinhood. His investment in marijuana will likely be put into ancillary technology companies, according to the news site.

Tue
10
Feb

Designing the Future of Cultivation

Chad Sykes: Indoor Harvest (OTC:INQD)

Tue
10
Feb

Tripp Keber: The Future of Cannabis

Tripp Keber: Dixie Elixirs & Edibles

He was a little irritated with us for limiting him to a one-word answer for a particular question on our list and that’s completely understandable because this entrepreneur has more than enough to say. He has novels of knowledge reeling from his lips every time he speaks. He’s one of those people you sit in front of and watch his mind race behind his eyes. Tripp Keber is the CEO of Dixie Elixirs and is on his way to make a very major impact and if you take the time to read his interview…. a very major impact on you.

What was the deciding factor for you to join this particular industry?

Tue
10
Feb

Leading the Global Market of Cannabis

Bret Bogue: Apothecary Genetics

He’s setting out to bring Apothecary Genetics to the forefront as the leading brand for cannabis seed distribution and development. So, obviously we don’t have to prove further that Bret Bogue has no shortage of ambition. He’s extended their reach far past national boarders to other countries and are already growing to become a household name in the global cannabis market. Absolutely eye-opening, mind-expanding, and thought-provoking information in our interview with the mastermind of the seed from which our industry grows…

What was the deciding factor for you to join this particular industry?

Tue
10
Feb

Increasing Volume, Liquidity, Awareness, and Exposure for Cannabis Companies

Derwin Wallace: CannaWebcast

Whether you’re a grower, a dispensary owner, a product developer, or a consultant in the cannabis industry… you have hopefully realized the importance of putting yourself, your company, and your mission out there for investors and members of the media alike. The only obstacle is time and finances, but that’s what Derwin Wallace of CannaWebcast has sought to alleviate with his monthly online meeting that is putting entrepreneurs and investors from across the nation into the same room without even a thought of an airline ticket. Now, how creative is that?

Mon
09
Feb

Marijuana and Technology

Technology is beginning to affect every aspect of the cannabis marketplace, pushing it in unprecedented directions. As Tantalus Labs builds the first ground-up, legal, cannabis-tailored greenhouse in Canada, we can’t help notice others building ancillary services in the marketplace. As with most health innovation, the end result is a better patient experience. Some of these prospects are big bets on the future, and many others can be found in established industries, with the application to marijuana seemingly past due.

Fri
06
Feb

A Marijuana First: Pot Vending Machines Dispense Weed

Weed history is being made in Seattle: the first vending machines to dispense marijuana flower buds debuted Tuesday.

The machines, called ZaZZZ, are being placed in medical pot dispensaries, which helps to verify customer's age and identity since medical marijuana cards are required to enter the centers, said Greg Patrick, a spokesman for the maker of ZaZZZ, American Green.

 

Though vending machines appeared for the first time in Colorado last year, those sold only edibles, or cannabis-infused foods, and not the plant's flower buds that are so often associated with smoking pot.

Thu
29
Jan

BITCOIN FINDS ITS NICHE IN MEDICAL MARIJUANA DISPENSARIES

Medical marijuana users will be among the earliest users of bitcoin, according to bitcoin entrepreneur Peter Klamka. Klamka’s Ann Arbor, Mich.-based company, Bitcoin Brands, has placed a bitcoin ATM machine at one medical marijuana dispensary and is in the process of placing another two in the Grand Rapids area.

Klamka’s bitcoin ATM machine, made by Portland, Ore.-based Skyhook, provides the customer a QR code which they get scanned at the checkout counter by a clerk using a bitcoin payment tablet.

“The (payment) technology is like a gift card,”

Wed
28
Jan

The Keys to Taking Your Business from Point X to Point Z

Investor Insight: Izzy Zalcberg, Chicago, IL

When you’re sitting across the table from an investor, you can’t help but feel that they have something that you don’t, and that’s a valid feeling; they have capital – a resource that often many startups need. But remember, everyone starts somewhere and with this week’s private investor, Izzy Zalcberg, you’ll find what he believes to be the keys to success. And this is coming from someone who started with nothing and helped 2 companies grow that later sold at a hefty price tag of $1.2 Billion…

How did your entrepreneurial journey begin?

Tue
27
Jan

Yissum teams with medical cannabis co PhytoTech

The Hebrew University tech transfer company will collaborate on a novel delivery system.

Hebrew University of Jerusalem technology transfer company Yissum Research Development Co. Ltd. has signed an exclusive licensing and collaboration agreement with PhytoTech Medical Ltd. for the development, manufacturing and marketing of a novel delivery system to enhance the bioavailability of cannabidiol (CBD) and/or THC. These are the active ingredients in cannabis, for the treatment of various medical indications. The novel formulations are based on oral and transbuccal delivery technologies developed by Professors Abraham Domb and Amnon Hoffman of the Hebrew University Faculty of Medicine, School of Pharmacy, Institute of Drug Research.

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