EC Cannabis Tech

With hopes for greener grass in Germany vanishing, consolidation is in the cards for cannabis companies

Not much happened when it comes to legal cannabis markets in 2023, which won't help cannabis startups that are already facing a challenging funding environment.

Tweet, tweet, pass: Twitter unlocks a budding growth opportunity for cannabis startups

Twitter is the first of the major social media companies to allow cannabis companies to advertise.

Weedmaps for Business debuts as a SaaS suite for cannabis retailers and brands

Veteran cannabis tech company WM Technology is rebranding and expanding its SaaS offering to move upstream beyond its existing Weedmaps marketplace. Previously known as WM Business, this B2B subscript

Cash is nice — as an option

Cashless transactions are on the rise, but cash payments are still a reality for American cannabis dispensaries and emerging countries – and they come at a cost. Are we ready for the end of cash?

Dutchie Pay wants to help you stop paying in cash for your cannabis

Dutchie Pay is a payment solution designed for the very specific requirements of the legal cannabis market in the U.S. but also indicative of the wider problems faced by cash-based businesses.

Retail investors or guinea pigs?

From early IPOs to startup crowdfunding, are non-professional investors assuming more risk than they should?

Despite regulatory hurdles, these 4 US cannabis investors are planting seeds for tomorrow

Bear markets and high interest rates often cause investors to turn away from anything resembling a risky investment. Yet, now is a good time to take another look at the cannabis sector in the U.S.

8 cannabis investors share their outlook on the European market in H1 2022

We asked several active investors to analyze the European market, share advice for founders building recreational and medicinal startups, and talk about what opportunities they're looking for.

Is that weed you’re smoking green enough?

For most industries, sustainability is an exercise in correcting the mistakes of the past — from changing mindsets to the machinery used. But for the fledgling cannabis industry, there is still hope