CanopyBoulder Cannabis Business Podcast

Cannabis Business Summit Recap

An episode of CanopyBoulder Cannabis Business Podcast

By CanopyBoulder Cannabis Busines
As a business accelerator and investor in ancillary cannabis companies, we’ve helped launch 80 companies and have made 100+ investments. And along the way, we’ve seen a lot! Now we’re sharing everything you need to know about starting up and investing in the legal cannabis industry. Learn more about what we do by visiting us at
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10 Questions Cannabis Investors Should Ask... and Answer.
Investing in the cannabis industry isn't easy. Its not only brand new, but is constantly changing. The assumptions that once were true can be untrue tomorrow, meaning there are a lot of bad investments out there. Get it right by learning the 10 things you should know before you dive into the green rush.
October 17, 2018
BONUS - Preparing your Business for Exit: Legal
Didn't get enough on the legal aspect of exiting? Listen to our BONUS chat with John Gaddis, Attorney and exiting expert, to get a little more.
October 10, 2018
Preparing your Business for Exit: Legal
Arm yourself with the knowledge you need to have a smooth and winning exit! You've invested sweat, tears, blood (and alot of time and money) into your young company. But there comes a day when its time to move on. Preparing for an exit can be an overwhelming process; you want to get it right so you can move confidently into the next phase of your professional life. This week we have experienced transactional Attorney and partner at KO Law John Gaddis, on the podcast to discuss what founders should be thinking about as the prepare to exit. John has done countless term sheets and is the expert on exiting in a way that leaves everyone a winner. Get a BONUS episode on Preparing for Exits: Learn more about KO Law:
October 10, 2018
What's the Science of Cannabis?
Due to federal prohibition, we've been living in a bit of the dark when it comes to how cannabis works with our bodies. This week, we have Tristan Watkins, PhD Neuroscientist and Chief Science Officer for Lucid Mood with us to talk about where we stand with this research, what needs to be done to progress and how cannabis brands are working to advance what little we know.
October 3, 2018
Getting Compliant in a New Industry
Compliance seems to be the "it" word these days. It gets thrown around like a hot potato. But, what does it mean,why is it important and HOW do you get on board? This week, we tracked down the experts, Tyler Stratford and Greg Huffaker from CannaAdvisors, to unpack compliance for everyone from cultivators to retailers. They walk us through common issues and give some tips for how new and existing businesses alike can ensure their compliant. After all, the country is watching what cannabis does next. . . Named the #1 consulting firm in the industry by Cannabis Business Executive, the Canna Advisors team delivers more than 85 years of combined industry experience in license procurement, facility design and optimization, business development, operational management support, branding, and marketing. Check out for more information. . . Don't miss our launch party on Oct 2 in Boulder, CO. RSVP here:
September 26, 2018
Interview with a Cannabis Tech Company
Artificial intelligence and computer learning in the cannabis industry? This week, we're chatting with deepgreen CEO, Colin Ferrian on topics from what its like to be an entrepreneur in this industry to the future of tech. For more information on deepgreen, go to
September 19, 2018
Qualifying Investors for Startups
You've decided to take on some venture capital. Now what? Do you need to qualify those investors or can you trust them? And how do you even go about that? Don't fret dears, we have the answers. This week we're diving into what you should be thinking about when considering investors- it is, after all, basically a marriage. Are you picking the right one? More information on fundraising and investors at
September 12, 2018
Trademarks to boost your brand
Branding is key to cornering the market in the cannabis industry. This week, we're talking with attorney and trademark expert, James Marion, about how to ensure you have a safe and effective trademark. Follow him on twitter @marionesq and check out his website at
September 5, 2018
What's up with Canada?
Get the low-down on Canada's new cannabis industry as we recap our experience at MJBizCon's first International show in Toronto and talk a little about cannabis investment trends in Canada.
August 29, 2018
What even is the CanopyBoulder Accelerator?
Not sure what the CanopyBoulder accelerator actually entails? We have answers to all your burning questions about how it works, what to expect and why entrepreneurs choose to come. Want to see this on video? Want to apply? Applications are open for a few more days for our Oct. 1 start date.
August 22, 2018
Pitching aint easy
Pitching to investors isn't easy but it is critical to success. This week, we're talking about best practices when it comes to putting together materials for investors and getting up there in all your glory to... gasp.. talk about yourself! Check it out!
August 15, 2018
Mentorship 101
Curious about mentorship at CanopyBoulder? This week, we dive into what it takes to mentor, why it's so important and what's in it for them and how to get connected. If you're interested in mentoring, tell us about yourself:
August 8, 2018
What is the CanopyBoulder Podcast?!
“What is this? A podcast on starting up and investing in Cannabis? Sign me up!” - you
August 1, 2018
Cannabis Business Summit Recap
Did you make it to NCIA’s 5th annual Cannabis Business Summit? No? Well- we did and we recapped it for you so you can pretend like you were there too!
August 1, 2018
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