In this episode, Brandon welcomes founder Keegan Peterson of Wurk to the show. Keegan and his team have built the best product suite of compliance, payroll, and scheduling in the cannabis industry. With a seed round raise of $3 million and experience in Canopy Boulder, Keegan and his team are ready to crush it as we approach legalization in California for 2018. Tune in, listen up, get acquainted!
In this episode, Brandon interviews Ryan Sterling, one of the founders of GreenScreens. GreenScreens is a Canopy Boulder company that has created a unique cannabis retail experience via an in-store display network. This marketing channel really helps brands and sales inside the dispensary grow. They are actively raising capital right now, and just pitched at The Arcview Group. Tune in, listen up, and get acquainted with one of the best new startups in the cannabis industry!
In this episode, Brandon welcomes CEO Cassandra Farrington of Marijuana Business Daily to the show. Cassandra not only runs the Wall Street Journal of the cannabis industry in MJ Biz Daily, but she also runs the premier cannabis conference in MJ Biz Con every year. Brandon and Cassandra dive deep into how MJ Biz has evolved, the economics of the conference business, and why they continue to produce the best conference in the industry. The next one is from November 15th-17th in Las Vegas and we have a discount code for you! Use code "InvestingInCannabis50" for $50 off your MJ Biz Con ticket. We will see you at MJ Biz in 2 weeks! Tune in, listen up, get acquainted!
In this special episode, Brandon interviews Pamela Johnston, formerly an executive at Electrum Partners. Electrum is a top cannabis advisory firm located in Las Vegas. Earlier this year, Pamela was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer. In this very sad story, Pamela was then fired from her job after this diagnosis. She's now suing Electrum Partner and their President Leslie Bocskor for wrongful termination and sexual misconduct. This is Pamela's side of the story. Tune in, listen up, get acquainted!
On this week's episode, Brandon welcomes Aaron Salz of Stoic Advisory to the show. Everyone in this industry seems to be a consultant now, so we wanted to find out from a highly successful one just what it's like to consult for cannabis businesses. Aaron and Brandon dive deep into how consultants add value, whether they get paid in equity or cash, and what it's like juggling multiple clients with multiple deadlines in the cannabis industry. Tune in, listen up, and get acquainted!
In this episode, Brandon welcomes founder Joel Milton of Baker to the show to talk about how his company is changing the way dispensaries do business. With their platform of products now in almost 500 dispensaries and their recent raise of $3.5 million, Baker is poised to become a fixture in the dispensary space for years. Brandon and Joel dive deep into fundraising, dispensary technology, and lessons he's learned as a founder. Don't forget, this week is New West Summit in Oakland! Use code "ic" for 50% off tickets and come see our host Brandon on Saturday the 14th! Tune in, listen up, get acquainted.
In this episode, Brandon welcomes Gavin Kogan of Grupo Flor to the show. Gavin is a former attorney, co-founder of Indus Holdings, and helped bring Dixie Elixirs to the California market. Brandon and Gavin dive deep into Grupo Flor's family of cannabis companies. These include Grupo Properties, Flor Cultivation, 710 Combinator, AG Pistil, and much more. Tune in, listen up, and get acquainted with one of the top operators in the cannabis industry.
On this episode, Brandon welcomes the legendary Chuck Rifici of Nesta Holding Company. As the former co-founder/CEO of Canopy Growth, Chuck has had his finger on the pulse of cannabis in Canada for a number of years. His newest venture, Nesta, has put money into many different startups including Cannabis Wheaton, Feather, Tokyo Smoke, and Wikileaf. Tune in, listen up, and get acquainted with one of the best founders + investors in the cannabis industry!
On this special episode, courtesy of Gateway OH, the roles are reversed as Brandon gets interviewed by Ben Larson and Carter Laren of Gateway Incubator. Learn how Investing in Cannabis (iC) started, why infused was needed, and what Brandon has learned over the past 2+ years doing our shows. Tune in, listen up, and get acquainted!
In this episode, our host Brandon has the pleasure of interviewing Jon Brandon. He's the founder of one of the most innovative cannabis companies in the space, Foria. Foria has risen to prominence through expert market positioning, fantastic products, and a strong, grinding team. This interview covers everything from how Foria started, to the intersection of health and wellness, fundraising, and all the other facets that go into building a startup in the cannabis industry. Tune in, listen up, get acquainted!