Starting a Business

Cannabis

Dear Cannabis Entrepreneurs: Enjoy Ruling Your Small Pond While You Can

Nobody in the cannabis business likes federal prohibition but when it ends they will all find themselves in competition with global corporations that are already preparing to enter the market.
CBD

5 Keys to Choosing the Best CBD Distributor

Not all wholesale CBD companies are created equal. Before partnering up, look for these factors.
Cannabis

LucidMood's Great Trick: Selling Cannabis to People Who Don't Like Feeling High

Startup LucidMood sells low-potency vaping products. But before winning over consumers, it had to win over a very skeptical group: budtenders.
Innovation

The Next Big Thing in Cannabis? Terpenes

The future of the industry is all in the nose.
Cannabis jobs

From Fighting Terrorists in Syria to Delivering Sativa in Michigan

Michigan law requires "secure transport" of marijuana. Combat veterans are a perfect fit.
Data Analysis

The 3 Data Sets Essential to Establishing Your Cannabis Brand

A lot of people want a foothold in the cannabis business. Knowing the market and your competition is essential.
Media Companies

She Was the First Finance Journalist to Cover Cannabis, Now She Owns the Industry's Main Finance News Site

The next first she wants is to report news from inside the stock exchanges like every other legitimate news site.
Startup Funding

Nasdaq-Traded Co. CFO Tahira Rehmatullah Shares Advice for Cannabis Startups

Should entrepreneurs fundraise, bootstrap or go the crowdfunding route?
CBD

How to Start and Market Your CBD Company

An immense market is developing quickly for CBD health and beauty products, including in states that have not legalized marijuana.
Compliance

3 Financial Mistakes Your Cannabis Business Can't Afford to Make

Costly landmines and pitfalls in the cannabis business are everywhere. Here's how to avoid them.
Careers

Know a Good Accountant? Cannabis Companies Are Looking

Accounting and financial services have become the unlikely stars of a complicated ecosystem. No matter what your skill level, there may be an opportunity for you.
Packaging

6 Essential Items to Include on Your Cannabis Label

The more useful information you list, the more you empower the consumer and earn their trust.
Starting a Business

Some Tips for East Coast Cannabis Entrepreneurs From Colorado's Industry Leaders

Entrepreneurship is never easy but the cannabis business has challenges you just don't see anywhere else.
Starting a Business

Business Ideas for Those Who Don't Want to 'Touch the Plant'

From software to financial services, the ancillary marijuana business is a thriving business -- with fewer legal hurdles.
Start Your Own Cannabis Business

5 Characteristics Essential for Success as a Cannabis Entrepreneur

Everyone going into the cannabis business is a pioneer and an evangelist for the industry.