Starting a Business

Exploring New Markets

Who Knew There Is a Market for a $15,000 Vibrator?

The 25-karat gold, celebrity-endorsed sex toy tells us a great deal about evolving values and consumer markets.
Cannabis

4 Cannabis Business Ideas from the Frontier of the Legal Weed Industry

A Colorado-based cannabis investor reveals how best to get into this burgeoning area.
Marijuana

Legal Advice for Cannabis Startups: First, Invest. Then, Stay out of Jail.

Don't let the legal obstacles deter you from building the next big cannabis company. Because the opportunities vastly outstrip the risks.
Marijuana

9 Business Ideas for People Looking to Cash in on the Marijuana Boom

Want to get in on the green rush but don't want to grow or sell pot? Here's a list of promising ancillary cannabis businesses to start.
Marijuana

10 Cannabis Startups You Need to Watch

Market momentum is driving these entrepreneurs to dream of huge returns from the blazing business of marijuana.
Marijuana

How to Grow a Cannabis Farming Business in the Blazing Marijuana Economy

From crop cultivation to climate control, here's a look at what it takes to plant the seeds of a marijuana agriculture startup.
Niche marketing

If You're Building a Niche-Media Platform, You Don't Have the Time to Read This

Instead, you should be out building strategic relationships. They're everything to your bottom line.
Marijuana

How to Plant the Seeds of Success in the New Cannabis Economy

Succeeding in the cannabis economy often requires seasoned guidance to reap rewards. Here are some helpful tips to get you started.
Marijuana

5 Tips for Breaking Into the 'Budding' Marijuana Industry

As weed becomes legal in more and more states, now is the time for entrepreneurs, even green ones, to break into the biz. We spoke with Nick Kovacevich, the CEO of Kush Bottles, to get the 420. (Er, we mean the 411.)
Launching a Business

4 Steps to Build Your New Business Empire

From cannabis to tech, there are a few simple but effective paths to follow.
Incubators

This Incubator Is Helping Cannabis Businesses Blaze a Trail Forward in a Budding Industry

Green Labs Denver offers marijuana-focused startups help on sales strategy, pitches, legal advice and more.
Incubators

10 Industries Benefiting From Incubators

From art and music to food and weed, these hatcheries are giving startups in niche industries room to grow.
Marijuana

High Stakes: How This Marijuana Company Gained Buzz in a Budding Market

Though G FarmaLabs is now a leader in the cannabis industry, it took time before success sprouted.
Marijuana

Meet the Yelp for Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Weedmaps is establishing itself as the go-to portal for a new market.