How Marijuana Startups are Becoming Big With The Help Of High Technology

In achieving this within the cannabis industry, an enormous opportunity exists for technologists to both standardize and create proper marketplaces within which to sell raw cannabis, as well as its derivatives.

By Zack M It is a whole world of possibilities. There are no incumbents in the newly legal cannabis industry. Each of the business establishment is a startup. As the cannabis industry continues to grow and expand, technology will continue to be a main driving force behind its evolution.  This is especially true in the collection and Read the full article…

Green Bits Named TechCrunch Disrupt First Runner Up

The team’s advancement in this premier investment event brings mainstream Silicon Valley credibility to the cannabis industry, which struggles with a perception of being mired in a “gold rush” mentality.

CALIFORNIA: Cannabis technology company Green Bits today announced it has been named the first runner-up at San Francisco’s prestigious TechCrunch Disrupt Battlefield competition. The event marks the first time a cannabis technology company has been accepted into TechCrunch Disrupt, a highly regarded technology event known for identifying and producing young companies that are changing technology applications Read the full article…

How Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs Are Rushing To Cash In On Cannabis.

Sasha Robinson and Mark Williams in Robinson’s San Francisco home, which doubles as Firefly’s prototyping lab and office.

CALIFORNIA:  LIKE MANY PEOPLE in San Francisco, Sasha Robinson is working on a startup out of his home. His living room is a riot of wires, battery packs, pliers, and metal casings. If I didn’t know better, I’d think he was a bomb maker. But these are just the raw materials for a new gadget he’s Read the full article…

Marijuana Legalization Could Happen in 2016, Thanks to Silicon Valley Cash

Silicon Valley's Mark Zuckerberg and Sean Parker with Snoop Dogg

CALIFORNIA: At the heart of most matters is a simple thing: money. Cash — and infinite sums of it — is the sinews of war, Cicero told us, and a scan of the technocapitalism headlines – acquisitions, fundings, and otherwise a list of zeroes punctuated by commas are tech news’ daily bread — shows that it’s the dollar Read the full article…