Entrepreneurs

Podcast

Business Lessons from a Former Chipotle Exec

Tim Spong, CEO of NectarTek, was with Chipotle from the beginning. Now he's bringing that experience to the cannabis space.
Women In Green

Aster Farms Rises Again From the Ashes

The company's California complex burned down a year ago, but they were able to build themselves back up-thanks to CEO Julia Jacobson
Success Strategies

How This Wall Street Vet Became a Billion-Dollar Cannabis Success Story

Kevin Murphy won big when he agreed to sell his cannabis company, Acreage Holdings, for billions. But he says there's still plenty of opportunity.
High Fashion

This Is Weed You Can Wear

Double Barrel Chief Brand Officer Ann Skalski wants your cannabis to be wearable.
Athletes

Why Pro Athletes Are Entering the Cannabis Game

Pro athletes are routinely retiring from the field and then entering the cannabis industry. It's a winning move in more ways than one.
Women In Green

This Latina Ganjapreneur Is Making Sure That Women Aren't Overlooked

Priscilla Vilchis was the first Latina in Nevada to secure a license to grow and distribute marijuana. And she's not stopping there.
Selling a Business

Selling Your Cannabis Business? Here's What You Need to Know.

When preparing to sell your business, it's important to be realistic and understand how valuations are determined.
Jobs

How to Get a Job in the Cannabis Industry

Want to get a job in the cannabis industry? There are plenty to go around. But before you sit down for an interview, here's what you need to know.
Women Leaders

Chart: Women Account for More Than a Third of Marijuana Business Executives

The percentage of women top executives in the cannabis space is still far higher than the national average for all businesses.
Q&As

How BigMike Has Made Millions From Cannabis

Michael Straumietis, the founder and CEO of Advanced Nutrients, talks candidly about his successes and failures.
Partnerships

Ex-NFL Player Steve Smith Sr. Calls Partnership With CbdMD 'A Family Affair'

The potential to educate consumers about the benefits of cbdMD's products is 'limitless.'
Entrepreneur Interview

Exclusive: Why Canopy Growth's Ex-CEO Got Canned and What He's Doing Next (Watch)

Bruce Linton talks candidly about his past and his future. Listen very carefully. This man has crazy knowledge.
Cannabis

Cannabis Entrepreneurs: Know the Perils of 'Accidental Franchising'

Accidental franchises are a trap for the unwary -- and the trap is sure to attract cannabis entrepreneurs looking for a quick footing in the burgeoning cannabis industry.
Inventions

An Israeli Company's Mission To Make Marijuana Growing Effortless

Seedo makes a fridge-like box that takes care of the entire growing process and can be controlled through your smartphone.
Cannabis

What To Make Of Jay-Z's Caliva Partnership

Hip-hop artist and entrepreneur Shawn 'Jay-Z' Carter made headlines earlier this month by entering the cannabis space.