Civilized: These Entrepreneurs Want To Bring Your Cannabis Idea To Life. Here's How.

Passion for the plant is a common denominator among the new groundswell of North American cannabis entrepreneurs, but that doesn't always translate into the ability to communicate a solid business plan to investors. Fortunately, business accelerators tailored toward cannabis entrepreneurs are stepping up to help fund, train and mentor startup companies that need the support of industry players with experience.

By Julia Wright
Full Article: Civilized. Cannabis Culture Elevated

MARIJUANA BUSINESS DAILY: Marijuana Business Incubator Launches in Oakland

Gateway will provide companies with $30,000 in return for six% equity, with once percent going to the mentors responsible for coaching the incubator companies, as well as office space, according to Oakland North. The paper reported that another incubator, CanopyBoulder in Colorado, gives businesses $20,000 in exchange for 9.5% equity.

Full Article: Marijuana Business Daily

KCBS RADIO: Interview with Gateway Co-Founder, Ben Larson

Co-Founder, Ben Larson, says the idea is to provide workspace, management expertise, and access to tech entrepreneurs for those with the next greatest idea in the burgeoning cannabis industry.

by Mark Selig


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