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Thu
29
Jan

BITCOIN FINDS ITS NICHE IN MEDICAL MARIJUANA DISPENSARIES

Medical marijuana users will be among the earliest users of bitcoin, according to bitcoin entrepreneur Peter Klamka. Klamka’s Ann Arbor, Mich.-based company, Bitcoin Brands, has placed a bitcoin ATM machine at one medical marijuana dispensary and is in the process of placing another two in the Grand Rapids area.

Klamka’s bitcoin ATM machine, made by Portland, Ore.-based Skyhook, provides the customer a QR code which they get scanned at the checkout counter by a clerk using a bitcoin payment tablet.

“The (payment) technology is like a gift card,”

Wed
28
Jan

The Keys to Taking Your Business from Point X to Point Z

Investor Insight: Izzy Zalcberg, Chicago, IL

When you’re sitting across the table from an investor, you can’t help but feel that they have something that you don’t, and that’s a valid feeling; they have capital – a resource that often many startups need. But remember, everyone starts somewhere and with this week’s private investor, Izzy Zalcberg, you’ll find what he believes to be the keys to success. And this is coming from someone who started with nothing and helped 2 companies grow that later sold at a hefty price tag of $1.2 Billion…

How did your entrepreneurial journey begin?

Tue
27
Jan

Yissum teams with medical cannabis co PhytoTech

The Hebrew University tech transfer company will collaborate on a novel delivery system.

Hebrew University of Jerusalem technology transfer company Yissum Research Development Co. Ltd. has signed an exclusive licensing and collaboration agreement with PhytoTech Medical Ltd. for the development, manufacturing and marketing of a novel delivery system to enhance the bioavailability of cannabidiol (CBD) and/or THC. These are the active ingredients in cannabis, for the treatment of various medical indications. The novel formulations are based on oral and transbuccal delivery technologies developed by Professors Abraham Domb and Amnon Hoffman of the Hebrew University Faculty of Medicine, School of Pharmacy, Institute of Drug Research.

Thu
22
Jan

Indica Vaporizer: Sleek Design & Expert Engineering

Dripping in elegance, beaming of superior quality, and enticing the senses with its expertly engineered features, we invite you to dive into the innovative phenomenon that is the Indica Vaporizer.


By Michael Freelander, Founder of Indica

Thu
22
Jan

Growing pot is hardly green; is it time for LEED for weed?

With recreational marijuana production and sales now legal in Colorado and two other states, utilities and energy efficiency experts are waking up to the challenge posed by an industry with a massive appetite for power that runs on 1980s technology.

Cultivating cannabis takes energy. Lots of energy.

A 2011 peer-reviewed study by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory found that on a per-square-foot basis, it takes 356 percent more energy to run a cannabis operation than it takes to operate a hospital ( Read the report here).

Tue
20
Jan

Refreshing the Feel of Cannabis

Dane Pieri: Marvina

Sat
17
Jan

Greenhouse Marijuana: British Columbia’s Next Great Industry

One of the greatest social shifts of the decade is underway, tilting towards a normalized future for the consumption and production of cannabis. The legalization of this historically contentious plant is now supported by 66% of Canadian voters. 35 American states have legislated some form of decriminalization, medicalization, or regulated sale.

Thu
15
Jan

Fresh Investor in a Thriving Cannabis Industry

Investor Insight: Brian Sheng, New York, NY

If you’re kid in class getting all the A’s, you quickly realize you have something to offer to those who aren’t. This is where entrepreneurship began for Brian Sheng of Fresh VC. From there, he experimented with an array of businesses and eventually came to find his strengths being utilized best in the art of venture capitalism! He has an eye for success and now dedicates his time to finding that in the growing companies of the cannabis industry. You won’t find one generic answer in our interview with him, he’s here to give it to us straight.

How did your entrepreneurial journey begin?

Tue
13
Jan

Chameleon Plasma Grow Lighting: Growing Stronger Medicine for 22% Less Electricity

Chris Pieser: Chameleon Grow Systems

Entrepreneurs are a unique breed of people; they have a vision and they dedicate their careers to chasing it and making it happen. But then there are entrepreneurs like Chris Pieser, founder of Chameleon Plasma Grow Lighting, who take that dedication to another level. His vision extends past a simple business model and dives deep into the question, How do we make stronger medicine? It’s minds like Chris’ that are really making that ripple effect we are beginning to see vibrate across the country. It’s people like him who you better watch out for!

Tue
13
Jan

Breaking Ground with Inda-Gro

There are a million different ways we could begin to tell you why we are so intrigued and, ultimately, captivated by what is going on over at Inda-Gro, but let’s start with a question, plain and simple: What makes Inda-Gro the #1 manufacturer of induction grow lights in the world? What technology are they harnessing to surpass their competition? How are they proving in-house that their products not only work, but exceed expectations for plant yield and growth? Well, we thought it best to grab a bit of first-hand insight ourselves, so we headed over to their San Diego facility to discover what makes Inda-Gro products some of the best of the best!

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