420MEDIA Trailblazers In Cannabis: Stacy Thompson, Founder Women of Cannabis Conference

Digital marketing agency 420MEDIA and the Marijuana Business Association (MJBA) have joined forces to create a series highlighting entrepreneurs trailblazing the cannabis scene. Each week, we profile a noteworthy business pioneer and ask each 5 questions. This week’s featured trailblazer is Stacy Thompson, Founder of the Women of Cannabis Conference. 1. Tell us about your Read the full article…

Minority-Focused Cannabis Business Accelerator Accepts Its Inaugural Round Of Applicants

First participants made up exclusively of women, economic empowerment, and minority owned small businesses. MASSACHUSETTS: Sira Naturals, a Massachusetts-based registered marijuana dispensary (RMD) group, has accepted the inaugural class of applicants into the Sira Accelerator program, its small-business accelerator designed to help entrepreneurs navigate and succeed within the emerging regulated cannabis industry. From an initial response of more Read the full article…

420MEDIA Trailblazers In Cannabis: Jeff Binder, CLS Holdings CEO & Chairman

Digital marketing agency 420MEDIA and the Marijuana Business Association (MJBA) have joined forces to create a series highlighting entrepreneurs trailblazing the cannabis scene. Each week, we profile a noteworthy business pioneer, and ask each 5 questions. This week’s featured trailblazer is Jeff Binder, CEO and Chairman of CLS Holdings USA Inc. 1. Tell us about Read the full article…

420MEDIA Trailblazers In Cannabis: Keiko Beatie

Digital marketing agency 420MEDIA and the Marijuana Business Association (MJBA) have joined forces to create a series highlighting entrepreneurs trailblazing the cannabis scene. Each week, we’ll profile a noteworthy business pioneer, and ask each 5 questions. This week’s featured trailblazer is Keiko Beatie, Director of Education for Coral Cove Cannabis Jamaica.  A practitioner of Ayurvedic, Chinese Read the full article…

420MEDIA Trailblazers In Cannabis: Sproutly Canada CEO Keith Dolo

Digital marketing agency 420MEDIA and the Marijuana Business Association (MJBA) have joined forces to create a series highlighting entrepreneurs trailblazing the cannabis scene. Each week, we’ll profile a noteworthy business pioneer, and ask each 5 questions. This week’s featured trailblazer is Keith Dolo, President and CEO of Sproutly Canada. 1. Tell us about your Company Sproutly is a Read the full article…

420MEDIA Trailblazers In Cannabis: Meet Cannabis Nurse Heather Manus

Digital marketing agency 420MEDIA and the Marijuana Business Association (MJBA) have joined forces to create a series highlighting entrepreneurs trailblazing the cannabis scene. We’ll ask each of these industry pioneers the same 5 questions.  This week, we meet Nurse Heather Manus, RN, the founder of the Cannabis Nurses Network.  1. Tell us about your Company Established in Read the full article…

The Best Industries for Starting a Business in 2015

The old adage that timing is everything in business is incomplete. When it comes to launching a successful startup, the other crucial ingredient is identifying a new, untapped market opportunity. Breaking into any industry is hard, but certain sectors are particularly ripe for new entrants. Inc.’s annual look at the best industries for starting a Read the full article…

The Marijuana Industry’s Accidental Entrepreneurs

COLORADO:  With more states legalizing the use of marijuana for medical and even recreational purposes, more entrepreneurs are going into the pot business. Some are opening dispensaries, some are starting grow houses and some are baking up a mass-market version of “hash brownies” or other edible products. And then there’s Mike LeBlanc and Rick Simler. Read the full article…