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Investing in Cannabis tells the stories of the founders and investors in the fastest growing industry in the United States, cannabis. Hosted by Brandon David.

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Investing in Cannabis tells the stories of the founders and investors in the fastest growing industry in the United States, cannabis. Hosted by Brandon David.

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46 Ratings
Average Ratings
40
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1
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3

Love it

By Flicked 67 - Nov 26 2019
Read more
This podcast captures the ideal blend of information and entertainment.

Real Content

By RealEstateInv - Apr 25 2019
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Great Stuff and really like the content , info , insight on this Podcast
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Investing in Cannabis

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Investing in Cannabis tells the stories of the founders and investors in the fastest growing industry in the United States, cannabis. Hosted by Brandon David.

Rank #1: E050 - Prop 64 with Alex Zavell of Robert Raich

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In this special episode before the election, we interview senior regulatory analyst and cannabis expert Alex Zavell of Robert Raich. Brandon and Alex dive deep into the ballot measure Prop 64 and the ramifications and implications that adult use legalization will have on California. This episode is packed with actionable info for cannabis business owners, aspiring founders, and investors. Tune in, listen up, get acquainted

Nov 07 2016

46mins

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Rank #2: Episode 3: David Hua - CEO & Co-Founder of Meadow

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In this episode we interview, David Hua, founder of Meadow. Meadow SF based startup that has an on-demand delivery service to connect patients with medical cannabis providers. Meadow also will send doctors to your house for in-home evaluations and recommendations. Brandon and Hua discuss merging technology with cannabis, his YCombinator experience, and what type of culture he wants to build at Meadow and in the industry.

Jul 30 2015

23mins

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Rank #3: How to Build a Family of Craft Cannabis Brands

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In this episode, Brandon sits down with Claudio Miranda of Guild Enterprises to learn how they built a family of craft cannabis brands. Featuring a top 5 concentrates brand, genetics, seeds, flowers, and retail stores, the Guild brand is a staple of California cannabis. Learn how Claudio thinks about distribution, the coming industry shift to lower potency/higher flavor, raising capital/going public in Canada, and the common red flags he sees from cannabis brands currently. Tune in, listen up, get acquainted!

Apr 16 2018

1hr 2mins

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Rank #4: Episode 5: Yoni Ofir - Founder of Leaf

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In this episode we interview, Yoni Ofir, founder of Leaf. Leaf is an automated, smartphone controlled, cannabis growing system. Yoni is already a successful founder who sold his first company, Alcohoot, 2 years ago. Born in California, but raised in Israel, Yoni’s experiences are wide-ranging, even compared to today’s startup founders. Brandon and Yoni discuss the Leaf story and early adopter program, fundraising rounds and vice clauses, fighting for equality in cannabis, and the Israeli cannabis culture.

Aug 13 2015

36mins

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Rank #5: Episode 13: Debby Goldsberry, Legend of the Cannabis Industry

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In this episode Brandon interviews Debby Goldsberry, the current Ambassador for Magnolia Wellness and a long-time cannabis activist and legend. Debby also co-founded the Berkeley Patients Group and is a professor of Patient Relations at Oaksterdam University. Brandon and Debby discuss a wide range of topics, including her early activist days, the current cannabis legalisation movement, and the pros and cons of delivery v the dispensary experience.

Oct 08 2015

1hr 4mins

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Rank #6: Episode 11: Poseidon Asset Management

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In this episode Brandon interviews Morgan and Emily Paxhia, the brother-sister co-founders of Poseidon Asset Management. Founded in late 2013, their cannabis hedge fund has quite the portfolio of investments. These investments include: @MassRoots, @GetMeadow, @FlowHubCo, @Surnainc, and a new investment in Headset. Brandon, Morgan, and Emily dive deep into the difficulties of investing in cannabis startups, some crazy applications of hemp, and the social stigma of working and using cannabis.

Sep 23 2015

56mins

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Rank #7: E060 - Tress Capital

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We usually ask our guests the best things a cannabis startup founder should do when trying to raise money. But do you know what you should NEVER do? Find out in this week's episode with Tress Capital CEO and Cannabis Investor Asher Troppe.

Asher also talks to Brandon about how he and his co-founder built an institutional grade investment management platform for the cannabis market, what the appointment of Jeff Sessions as Attorney General means for the industry, the Cannabis Scene in New York, and much more. Tune in, Listen up, Get Acquainted!

Follow iC:
TWITTER: https://twitter.com/cannabispod
FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/iCwebshow/

Learn More & Subscribe: http://investingincannabis.tv/

Contact us with any questions, thoughts, ideas for our show here: investingincannabis@gmail.com

Feb 10 2017

29mins

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Rank #8: E062 - Marc Lustig CEO Of CannaRoyalty

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This week Brandon welcomes Marc Lustig, CEO of CannaRoyalty Corp., one of the biggest and most active investors in the Canadian and US cannabis industry.

Brandon & Marc talk about CannaRoyalty's latest deals including Anandia Labs and Rich Extracts, the increase of capital competing to invest in the most innovative cannabis startups, the impact of legislation on both the US & Canadian markets and work-life balance, or lack thereof! Tune in, listen up, get acquainted!"

Feb 24 2017

31mins

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Rank #9: Episode 10: David Lampach, the co-founder and CEO of Steep Hill Labs

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In this episode Brandon interviews David Lampach, the co-founder and CEO of Steep Hill Labs. Steep Hill is the country’s leading cannabis science and technology firm. Since opening their first commercial cannabis lab in 2008, Steep Hill has grown immensely. They now have labs in CA, WA, CO, and NV with plans for expansion into NM and OR very soon. Brandon and David will dive into why testing cannabis is so important for consumers, medical v recreational cannabis differences, and the many new products coming out of their R&D lab including the QuantaCann and the GenKit.

Sep 16 2015

33mins

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Rank #10: Jigar Patel of NorCal Cannabis

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In this awesome new episode, Brandon heads to NorCal Cannabis to interview their President, Jigar Patel. Jigar and his team have raised over $76 million so far to fund their large scale cultivation, delivery network, and overall vertical integration. Brandon and Jigar dive into the difficulty of scaling efficiently, hiring quickly, and how Jigar's role has shifted as NorCal has grown. Learn from one of the largest operators in California and one of the coolest executives in cannabis today. Tune in, listen up, and get acquainted with Jigar and NorCal Cannabis!

Jun 03 2019

43mins

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Rank #11: The World of Cannabis Distribution

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In this episode, Brandon dives into cannabis distribution with CEO Tim Conder of Blackbird. Tim and his team conquered the Nevada market, and now have their sights set on California. With competition rising, Tim discusses managing teams at scale, building v buying internal tech tools, and why solving California distribution is so difficult. If you've ever wondered how products get from farm to store (or directly to you!), then tune in, listen up, and get acquainted with cannabis distribution!

Sep 03 2018

37mins

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Rank #12: E052 - MyStrain w/ CEO Chris Cimino

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In this episode, we traveled to Berkeley, CA to visit the Canopy Berkeley class at the Berkeley WeWork. There we sat down and interviewed Chris Cimino, founder/CEO of MyStrain. MyStrain brings creative, smart labeling to the cannabis industry. Chris has quite the background too. Working formerly for the DA, Chris saw the profits cannabis companies were making and decided to jump into the industry. His startup allows dispensaries more control over their own labeling and packaging for white label products. In addition, it can allow dispensaries to write off more costs for COGS under the infamous 280E law. We are always very excited to tell the stories of new founders/startups in the industry, and this one is no different. Tune in, listen up, get acquainted!

Nov 21 2016

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Rank #13: Ben Larson of Vertosa

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This week on iC, Brandon welcomes good friend and CEO of Vertosa, Ben Larson, to the show! Ben is a former cannabis investor, turned operator, who helps cannabis brands deliver targeted, fast-acting doses to their customers via edibles, beverages, and many other product types. Ben and his small team have already raised a $6 million Series Seed with investors such as WelCan Capital and AFI Capital. In addition, they’ve expanded quickly into the burgeoning CBD space. Learn how Ben shifted from investing in cannabis startups to building his own, why cannabis infusion is best done via emulsion systems, and how to build a true B2B business in cannabis. Tune in, listen up, and get acquainted with Ben and Vertosa!

Support for this episode comes from NorCal Cannabis Company, the most complete cannabis ecosystem in California. As the number one delivery network in the state, NorCal Cannabis makes more than 2,000 delivery transactions daily. And has the reach to serve 10 million customers - in person - within 60 minutes. This isn’t food delivery....this is cannabis! To learn more, visit: “www.thefutureofcannabis.com” for more details.

Want to Support Independent Cannabis Media? Want to promote your product or service to our audience of decision makers? Email hi@investingincannabis.tv

Nov 11 2019

1hr 19mins

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Rank #14: E061 - George Zimmer

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We're incredibly humbled to have the legendary George Zimmer on the show today! George is widely known as the founder and former CEO of The Men's Wearhouse. But what was less known until recently is his lifetime passion for cannabis.

In this very insightful episode, George talks about what made him become a consumer of cannabis, and later on an activist and investor in the industry. He also shares about his time building and growing The Men's Wearhouse, and his new company, Generation Tux. Of course, Brandon and George also discuss Trump and what it means for the future of cannabis. Tune in for this exceptional episode, listen up and get acquainted!

Follow iC:
TWITTER: https://twitter.com/cannabispod
FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/iCwebshow/

Learn More & Subscribe: http://investingincannabis.tv/

Contact us with any questions, thoughts, ideas for our show here: investingincannabis@gmail.com

Feb 17 2017

32mins

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Rank #15: Nabis: Bringing Technology to Cannabis Distribution

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In this week’s episode, Brandon welcomes Vince Ning, CEO of Nabis, to the show. Vince is not your average young founder. He’s already been a part of Y-Combinator and sold his first company to Amazon. After that experience, he turned his sights to cannabis. Seeing an opportunity to disrupt incumbents like RVR, CannaCraft, and Indus, Vince and his team built a low-cost, tech-based solution for cannabis brands. In less than 2 years, they’ve built a network to cover the entire state, have dozens of top level brands (like Canndescent, California Dreamin, and Flower Co), and are one of the fastest growing distributors in California. Tune in, listen up, and get acquainted with Vince of Nabis!

Feb 18 2019

39mins

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Rank #16: Evan Eneman of Casa Verde Capital

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In this episode, Brandon interviews the man that Snoop Dogg trusts with his money, Evan Eneman of Casa Verde Capital. Casa Verde has invested in Eaze, Merry Jane, and Leaflink. In addition, Evan and his team have built out more services and partnerships for their portfolio companies including ELLO and Flowershop CA to help support the finance and marketing needs of their investments. Tune in, listen up, and get acquainted with one of the top investors in the cannabis industry!

Aug 14 2017

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Rank #17: Ryan Smith of LeafLink

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In this episode, Brandon welcomes founder Ryan Smith of LeafLink to the show. Ryan was the first cannabis founder on the Forbes 30 under 30 in 2016. He also just raised $10 million to expand LeafLink to California. LeafLink helps brands and retailers streamline their processes, and in November 2017 they handled $16 million in transactions on their platform. Tune in, listen up, and get acquainted with one of the most impressive founders in the cannabis industry.

Dec 11 2017

44mins

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Rank #18: The Largest Hemp CBD Manufacturer in North America: Centuria Foods

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In this hemp based episode, Brandon chats with Centuria Foods founder Michael Brubeck about how he built the largest hemp CBD manufacturer in North America. Starting in cannabis retail and cultivation almost 15 years ago, Michael shares his thoughts on the future of hemp, the efficacy of topicals, and why you shouldn’t buy his book..but you should learn the lessons. Tune in, listen up, and get acquainted with the world of large scale importing, manufacturing, and processing of hemp CBD!

Jun 25 2018

26mins

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Rank #19: Chuck Rifici - Cannabis King of Canada

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On this episode, Brandon welcomes the legendary Chuck Rifici of Nesta Holding Company. As the former co-founder/CEO of Canopy Growth, Chuck has had his finger on the pulse of cannabis in Canada for a number of years. His newest venture, Nesta, has put money into many different startups including Cannabis Wheaton, Feather, Tokyo Smoke, and Wikileaf. Tune in, listen up, and get acquainted with one of the best founders + investors in the cannabis industry!

Sep 25 2017

46mins

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Rank #20: Mitch Baruchowitz of Merida Capital

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In this investing heavy episode, Brandon chats with Mitch Baruchowitz of Merida Capital. Mitch and his team have deployed over $80 million in the last 18 months! With investments like KushCo, New Frontier, and Canndescent, Merida has become one of the top investors (PE or VC) in the cannabis space. Mitch and Brandon dive into how raising their 3rd fund is different than the first one, his daily use of Twitter, and why treating people well is foundational to building a successful fund. Tune in, listen up, and get acquainted with Mitch of Merida Capital!

Special thanks to Heffernan Insurance Brokers for supporting independent media. Learn how to protect your growing business with a completely free conversation with Marshall or Tanner! Email them directly at iC@Heffins.com.

May 20 2019

59mins

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iC News - 1.27.20 w/ Matt Nordgren of Arcadian Fund

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On iC News this week, we welcome back Matt Nordgren of Arcadian Fund to the show to share his thoughts on all of today’s hottest topics the trends and in the cannabis industry. Matt and his team have invested in many of the top companies in the cannabis industry including; BDS Analytics, Treez, Jane, and Wurk. Matt brings a wealth of knowledge on building companies, pitching to investors, and understanding market forces in public and private capital. Brandon and Matt dive into some fun topics this week, including the death of cannabis angel investors, industry layoffs and lingering effects of the black market, and why the 2020 election could be a huge win for the cannabis industry. Tune in, listen up, and get acquainted with Matt and some more iC News topics + opinion! And since it’s Super Bowl week, it’s also nice having a former football player on! Go Niners!

Jan 27 2020

44mins

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Jeffrey Harris of SpringBig

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On this week’s new episode, Brandon welcomes CEO Jeffrey Harris of SpringBig to the show! SpringBig is one of the biggest dispensary marketing and loyalty platforms in the cannabis industry. While their main competitor, Baker, joined TILT recently; Jeff and his team have stayed lean and continued to execute and build out their vision. SpringBig was originally built to help pizza parlors and ice cream shops with marketing back in 2014, but by 2017 Jeff and his team had completely shifted to cannabis. Over the last 2+ years, they’ve served over 10 million customers and they’ve gained 23% national market share while raising over $11 million in capital. Jeff and his team are crushing it, and the next 3-5 years will determine whether they can scale and win the cannabis market nationally. Learn how Jeff handles his daily stress, why POS integrations + partnerships are paramount to their success, and where he thinks the cannabis market is headed in 2020 + beyond. Tune in, listen up, and get acquainted with Jeff and SpringBig!

Support for this episode comes from Balanced Advisor. Whether you’re a founder struggling to raise capital + run your business efficiently, or you’re an investor looking where to place capital, we’re here to help. Reach out to us with your problems, and we’ll help you find a solution! www.BalancedAdvisor.com

Want to Support Independent Cannabis Media? Want to promote your product or service to our audience of decision makers? Email hi@investingincannabis.tv

Jan 21 2020

37mins

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Steve Albarran of Confident Cannabis

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On this week’s episode, Brandon welcomes CEO Steve Albarran of Confident Cannabis to the show! Steve and his team bring trust, transparency, and simplification to the wholesale testing and purchasing side of the cannabis market. They are in 26 markets around the US currently, and in California 40% of all legal cannabis is already on their lab platform. Steve and his team launched their wholesale marketplace a year ago in Oregon, and they are launching in California early this year. With $18 million raised in total, and $12 million raised in a Series A last April from Poseidon + other investors, Confident Cannabis is in great position to continue gaining market share across the country. Learn how Steve tripled the size of his team in 2019, how they built partnerships and integrations across the industry, and why their initial experience in YC set them up for their success today. Tune in, listen up, and get acquainted with Steve Albarran and Confident Cannabis!

Support for this episode comes from NorCal Cannabis Company, the most complete cannabis ecosystem in California. As the number one delivery network in the state, NorCal Cannabis makes more than 2,000 delivery transactions daily. And has the reach to serve 10 million customers - in person - within 60 minutes. This isn’t food delivery....this is cannabis! To learn more, visit: “www.thefutureofcannabis.com” for more details.

Want to Support Independent Cannabis Media? Want to promote your product or service to our audience of decision makers? Email hi@investingincannabis.tv

Jan 13 2020

49mins

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iC News - 1.6.20 w/ Dave Belsky of Flowerhire

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On iC News this week, we welcome back FlowerHire CEO David Belsky to the show to share his thoughts on all of today’s hottest topics the trends and in the cannabis industry. Dave and the FH team continue to help build incredible teams for some of the biggest companies in cannabis including, Eaze, Connected, Papa & Barkley, and Flow Kana. While hiring in all industries is difficult, it’s particularly hard in cannabis. This week, Dave and Brandon dive into MJ Biz conference wrap-up, another review of “Vapegate”, continued layoffs and stock crashes in cannabis, and what they are most excited for in 2020. Learn more from Dave, who’s on the ground floor everyday and hear more of his thoughts on the biggest topics in cannabis! Tune in, listen up, and get reacquainted with Dave and another episode of iC News!
Support for this episode comes from Balanced Advisor. Whether you’re a founder struggling to raise capital + run your business efficiently, or you’re an investor looking where to place capital, we’re here to help. Reach out to us with your problems, and we’ll help you find a solution! www.BalancedAdvisor.com

Want to Support Independent Cannabis Media? Want to promote your product or service to our audience of decision makers? Email hi@investingincannabis.tv

Jan 06 2020

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Andrea Brooks of Sava

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On this week’s episode, Brandon welcomes the amazing Andrea Brooks of Sava to the show! Andrea is the CEO of Sava, one of the best run delivery companies in the cannabis industry. Andrea came from the nonprofit world and had experience with a personal injury that also led her on the path to cannabis. Based in SF, Andrea and her team have built an awesome customer experience on very little capital from investors like Big Rock and Founders Fund. Sava is now raising a new $2.5 million round to expand across California! Andrea and Brandon also dive into the continued impact of the black market, widespread industry layoffs, and what it’s like raising money as a women in cannabis. Learn how Andrea and her team built a sustainable, successful delivery business in one of the most difficult business climates, California cannabis. Tune in, listen up, and get acquainted with Andrea of Sava!

Support for this episode comes from Balanced Advisor. Whether you’re a founder struggling to raise capital + run your business efficiently, or you’re an investor looking where to place capital, we’re here to help. Reach out to us with your problems, and we’ll help you find a solution! www.BalancedAdvisor.com

Want to Support Independent Cannabis Media? Want to promote your product or service to our audience of decision makers? Email hi@investingincannabis.tv

Dec 16 2019

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iC News - 12.9.19 w/ Ophelia Chong of Green Sky Strategy

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On iC this week, Ophelia Chong of StockPot Images and Green Sky Strategy joins iC news to discuss all the major topics in cannabis. With a deep marketing + design background, Ophelia is a wealth of knowledge with years of experience in the cannabis space. She’s worked with brands across the board including Cannadips, Wildflower, Joynt, and many more. Not only is Ophelia extremely knowledgeable, she’s also pretty hilarious. Brandon and Ophelia dive deep into sobriety in cannabis, what it’s like being an Asian woman in the industry, the effects of the black market, and why the cannabis soccer mom demographic is a myth. Learn from an expert who’s helping turn around cannabis companies daily. We hope you all enjoy and learn something from this episode while you’re at MJ Biz in Vegas this week. Tune in, listen up, and get acquainted with Ophelia and another episode of iC News!
Support for this episode comes from Balanced Advisor. Whether you’re a founder struggling to raise capital + run your business efficiently, or you’re an investor looking where to place capital, we’re here to help. Reach out to us with your problems, and we’ll help you find a solution! www.BalancedAdvisor.com

Want to Support Independent Cannabis Media? Want to promote your product or service to our audience of decision makers? Email hi@investingincannabis.tv

Dec 09 2019

56mins

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Seibo Shen of Hanu Labs

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On this week’s episode, Brandon welcomes long-time friend Seibo Shen to the show! Seibo is the CEO of Hanu Labs and the infamous VapeXhale. Seibo left the tech world to build a better vape for himself and others. His first creation, the VapeXhale, was a huge hit for high-end, sophisticated consumers. But his newest creation, the Hanu Stone, is here to change the portable vape game forever. Brandon and Seibo dive deep into VapeGate 2019, Seibo’s journey from the VapeXhale to the Hanu Stone, and how he balances being a CEO, father, and role model with the increasing competitiveness of the cannabis vape market. With a small team, Seibo built VapeXhale from the ground up, and now he’s doing the same thing with the Hanu Stone. Learn from a founder grinding everyday who’s also incredibly kind, generous, and a true warrior in the industry. If you’re curious at all about vaping, listen to this episode. Tune in, listen up, and get acquainted with Seibo Shen and the Hanu Stone!

Support for this episode comes from NorCal Cannabis Company, the most complete cannabis ecosystem in California. As the number one delivery network in the state, NorCal Cannabis makes more than 2,000 delivery transactions daily. And has the reach to serve 10 million customers - in person - within 60 minutes. This isn’t food delivery....this is cannabis! To learn more, visit: “www.thefutureofcannabis.com” for more details.

Want to Support Independent Cannabis Media? Want to promote your product or service to our audience of decision makers? Email hi@investingincannabis.tv

Dec 02 2019

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iC News - 11.25.19 w/ Erik Frodle of iC + BA

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On iC News this week, our infamous iC producer Erik Frodle joins the show! Erik’s background in finance, means we’re diving into the numbers with this week’s topics. Those topics include: the public cannabis market meltdown, increased layoffs across the cannabis industry, Medmen’s flawed business strategy, why Trulieve is one of the few companies crushing it, Drake’s new “More Life” brand with Canopy, and John Legend partnering with PLUS. Learn about the real #’s in cannabis, how most companies don’t make any PROFITS, and why celebrity brands are more and more prominent in the space. Tune in, listen up, and get acquainted with our producer Erik and another episode of iC News!

Support for this episode comes from NorCal Cannabis Company, the most complete cannabis ecosystem in California. NorCal Cannabis is shaping the industry in new ways, every day. With 12 tons of annual yield, delivered to 10 million Californians in under an hour, a growing network of retail locations, and a living portfolio of brands. THIS is CANNABIS! To learn more, visit: “www.thefutureofcannabis.com” for more details.

Want to Support Independent Cannabis Media? Want to promote your product or service to our audience of decision makers? Email hi@investingincannabis.tv

Nov 25 2019

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Ben Larson of Vertosa

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This week on iC, Brandon welcomes good friend and CEO of Vertosa, Ben Larson, to the show! Ben is a former cannabis investor, turned operator, who helps cannabis brands deliver targeted, fast-acting doses to their customers via edibles, beverages, and many other product types. Ben and his small team have already raised a $6 million Series Seed with investors such as WelCan Capital and AFI Capital. In addition, they’ve expanded quickly into the burgeoning CBD space. Learn how Ben shifted from investing in cannabis startups to building his own, why cannabis infusion is best done via emulsion systems, and how to build a true B2B business in cannabis. Tune in, listen up, and get acquainted with Ben and Vertosa!

Support for this episode comes from NorCal Cannabis Company, the most complete cannabis ecosystem in California. As the number one delivery network in the state, NorCal Cannabis makes more than 2,000 delivery transactions daily. And has the reach to serve 10 million customers - in person - within 60 minutes. This isn’t food delivery....this is cannabis! To learn more, visit: “www.thefutureofcannabis.com” for more details.

Want to Support Independent Cannabis Media? Want to promote your product or service to our audience of decision makers? Email hi@investingincannabis.tv

Nov 11 2019

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iC News - 11.4.19 w/ Dave Belsky of FlowerHire

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On iC News this week, FlowerHire CEO David Belsky joins the show to share his thoughts on all today’s hottest topics the trends and in the cannabis industry. His working knowledge surrounding hiring and current demographics of the industry help debunk some commonly held beliefs about hiring in cannabis. Dave and the FH squad help build incredible teams for some of the biggest companies in cannabis including, Eaze, Connected, Papa & Barkley, Flow Kana and many more. While hiring in all industries is difficult, it’s particularly hard in cannabis. Dave and Brandon dive into minority + women hiring trends, unemployment, executive placement, the shifting corporate culture in cannabis, and why hiring is the key to building and sustaining a successful cannabis business. Learn from a leader who’s on the ground everyday and hear their thoughts on the biggest topics in cannabis! Tune in, listen up, and get acquainted with Dave and another episode of iC News!

Support for this episode comes from NorCal Cannabis Company, the most complete cannabis ecosystem in California. NorCal Cannabis is shaping the industry in new ways, every day. With 12 tons of annual yield, delivered to 10 million Californians in under an hour, a growing network of retail locations, and a living portfolio of brands. THIS is CANNABIS! To learn more, visit: “www.thefutureofcannabis.com” for more details.

Want to Support Independent Cannabis Media? Want to promote your product or service to our audience of decision makers? Email hi@investingincannabis.tv

Nov 04 2019

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Chris Emerson PhD of Level

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On iC this week, Brandon sits down with Chris Emerson PhD of Level. Chris and his team have built one of the most interesting and innovative brands in the cannabis industry. Level is a cannabinoid company that focuses on creating targeted effects for consumers using unique + rare cannabinoids. THCA, THCV, CBG, CBN, and CBC are just a few of the unique cannabinoids you will learn about this week. Level recently raised their Series A and they have appx 30 people now on their team as they expand across California. This episode is all about cannabis science, unique cannabinoids and formulations, and how Level is educating consumers around this new product experience. Level is a great example of the evolution of cannabis. Tune in, listen up, and get acquainted with Chris and Level!

Support for this episode comes from NorCal Cannabis Company, the most complete cannabis ecosystem in California. Market analysis, consumer segmentation, and first party data analytics are helping NorCal Cannabis shape the industry in new ways, every day. From cultivation to production, delivery, retail, brands and beyond...THIS is CANNABIS! To learn more, visit: “www.thefutureofcannabis.com” for more details.

Want to Support Independent Cannabis Media? Want to promote your product or service to our audience of decision makers? Email hi@investingincannabis.tv

Oct 28 2019

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iC News - 10.21.19 w/ Betsy Kabaker

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This week, marketing guru Betsy Kabaker lends a hand to iC news. Betsy has shaped the marketing and social media strategy for many of our favorite brands including; Garden Society, Somatik, Mighty Health, MJ Lifestyle Magazine, Jetty Extracts, Harvest, and many more. Betsy is particularly good at helping cannabis brands tell their story. Betsy & Brandon get into a heated discussion about how women succeed in cannabis, the pitfalls of cannabis marketing, and the continued corporatization of cannabis. Hear from an expert, who’s entrenched in the industry everyday. Learn how one of the best navigates this crazy industry as a young female. It’s a fascinating perspective we in the investment community don’t hear often enough! Tune in, listen up, and get acquainted with Betsy and another episode of iC News!

Support for this episode comes from NorCal Cannabis Company, the most complete cannabis ecosystem in California. As the number one delivery network in the state, NorCal Cannabis makes more than 2,000 delivery transactions daily. And has the reach to serve 10 million customers - in person - within 60 minutes. This isn’t food delivery....this is cannabis! To learn more, visit: “www.thefutureofcannabis.com” for more details.

Want to Support Independent Cannabis Media? Want to promote your product or service to our audience of decision makers? Email hi@investingincannabis.tv

Oct 21 2019

1hr 8mins

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Biscotti: Premium Italian Brand

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This week, Brandon sits down with Biscotti CEO + cofounder, Luca Andrea Collins, to discuss how he and his team built a premium Italian hash brand in California. With regulations, taxes, and the black market crushing many legal brands, Luca and his team have found their niche focusing on taking high-end indoor flower and creating a beautiful hash experience. After completing their Series A at the end of last year, Biscotti now has over 30 employees helping build their brand across California. Brandon and Luca dive into his background going to Oaksterdam and the Elevate Startup Cannabis Conference, the benefits of cold water hash, and why launching their value brand Tutti was so important to their growth strategy. Tune in, listen up, and get acquainted with Luca and Biscotti!

Support for this episode comes from NorCal Cannabis Company, the most complete cannabis ecosystem in California. NorCal Cannabis is shaping the industry in new ways, every day. With 12 tons of annual yield, delivered to 10 million Californians in under an hour, a growing network of retail locations, and a living portfolio of brands. THIS is CANNABIS! To learn more, visit: “www.thefutureofcannabis.com” for more details.

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Oct 14 2019

51mins

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Bushl: Craft Cannabis and Crowdfunding

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In this week's special episode, Brandon sits down with Bushl CEO + founder, Josh Bareket, to discuss the world of clean and sustainable craft cannabis. Recent issues with pesticides and vitamin E in vapes have highlighted safety and quality concerns across the industry. Josh saw this issue coming, and created Bushl to help fix the problem. Bushl gives customers a marketplace to buy highly vetted CBD and THC products. With over 25 brands on the platform, Bushl provides customers with a safe space to buy clean, natural, and sustainable cannabis products online. Josh and Brandon also dive into certification standards, Bushl's vetting process, and how to create transparency with their brands. Tune in, listen up, and get acquainted with Bushl!

If you're interested in learning more about Bushl and the investment opportunity, their SeedInvest crowdfund is open to everyone.

Bushl SeedInvest: http://bit.ly/BUSHLSeedInvest

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Oct 09 2019

42mins

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IC News - 9.30.19 w/ Sam Edwards

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Welcome to another iC News! There's a plethora of announcements and other news about the cannabis industry, but very little opinion. We've decided to change that. Every 2 weeks, our host Brandon will dive deep into timely topics and give his unvarnished, unfiltered thoughts. And this week he's brought on our first iC News guest, Sam Edwards! Sam is a cannabis expert who has judged Emerald Cups for years, advised + consulted on large-scale grower operations, and now works for a cannabis-focused investment firm. Or in his words, "I've judged the Emerald Cup for 4 years, I've grown acres of cannabis, thousands of pounds, and smoked hundreds of pounds."

Topics Discussed This Week:
1) Vapes!!! (again!)
2) Black Market in California
3) Flawed Data in Cannabis

We're excited to share our latest iC News with all our fans. We hope you enjoy it! Tune in, listen up, and get acquainted!

Sep 30 2019

50mins

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CEO Dan Adler-Golden of Node Labs

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In this week’s episode, Brandon interviews Dan Adler-Golden, founder and CEO of Node Labs. Dan and his team are helping cultivators manage their genetics, use micropropagation and tissue culture technology to clean their plants, and supply them with clones when needed. Node Labs and others like them are essential to the cannabis cultivation community. While traditional agriculture has extensive nurseries, cannabis does not. Dan saw this issue from his days running the Chalice Festival, and decided to find a solution. Now Node is becoming the Driscoll’s of cannabis! With a recently acquired genetics company and 2nd facility, Node is currently raising capital to fund their growth. Learn more about the world of cultivation, breeding, clones, and cannabis nurseries in this week’s awesome episode. Tune in, listen up, and get acquainted!

Sep 23 2019

56mins

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iC News - 9.16.19

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Welcome to iC News! There's a plethora of announcements and other news about the cannabis industry, but very little opinion. We've decided to change that. Every 2 weeks, our host Brandon will dive deep into timely topics and give his unvarnished, unfiltered thoughts.

Topics Discussed This Week:
1) Vapes!!!

We're excited to share iC News with all our fans. We hope you enjoy it! Tune in, listen up, and get acquainted!

Sep 16 2019

22mins

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Higgs and the Rise of Lifestyle Brands

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In this week’s episode, Brandon sits down with Oliver Higgins, founder and CEO of Higgs. Oliver went to film school before trying to get a license in the newly legal cannabis industry. After difficulties securing a plant-touching license, Oliver remade Higgs into a brand packaging and true cannabis lifestyle brand. By not touching the plant, Oli and his team can focus 100% on building their brand, their brand community + lifestyle and the incredible packaging they’ve created. With a small team, Higgs has captured much of the SoCal market. Now they are looking to raise money with their $1 million seed round, hire a COO, and expand to other states + markets. Tune in, listen up, and get acquainted with one of the coolest brands and one of our favorite founders in the industry, Oli + Higgs!

Sep 09 2019

31mins

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iC News - 9.3.19

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Welcome to iC News! There's a plethora of announcements and other news about the cannabis industry, but very little opinion. We've decided to change that. Every 2 weeks, our host Brandon will dive deep into 3-5 timely topics and give his unvarnished, unfiltered thoughts.

Topics Discussed This Week:
1) State of California Cannabis Black Market
2) Cannabis Stock Market + Canopy (CGC) + Bruce Linton
3) CBD Hemp Explosion
4) Experiential Cannabis

We're excited to share the first iC News with all our fans. We hope you enjoy it! Tune in, listen up, and get acquainted!

Sep 03 2019

17mins

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Mat Fogarty of Can of Bliss

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This week, Brandon sits down with Mat Fogarty, co-founder and CEO of Can of Bliss. Mat has a previous exit in technology with his former startup Crowdcast, and he spent time at Oaksterdam University learning the cannabis space. With this knowledge, Mat and his team created some of the most innovative flower packaging in the industry, with Can of Bliss. Can of Bliss combines AR technology, scannable QR codes, and terpene scratch & sniff smell technology to enhance the flower packaging + consumer purchasing experience. They relaunched in May 2019, they have a team of 11 based in Oakland, and they’ve raised over $1 million with appx $250K left in their seed round! Flower brand packaging has needed a makeover for some time, and Mat and his team have the talent, the tools, and the passion to help remake this consumer purchasing experience. Tune in, listen up, and get acquainted with Mat and Can of Bliss!

Aug 19 2019

31mins

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