E060 Bootstrapping a Cannabis Company

1 year Podcast Anniversary! We passed the 365 day mark, so we decided to do something different for this episode. Rachel, Periodic Edibles Operations Manager, interviews Wayne, your host and the Founder of Periodic Edibles. We discuss how Wayne started the edibles business, what it was like transitioning from the medical to recreational market and why team culture is a major focus for Periodic Edibles. Wayne also answers some questions submitted by listeners :)

E059 The Power of Brand Story

Really enjoyed this talk with Brad Bogus, VP of Marketing for Confident Cannabis. We discuss Brad’s past experience at the Denver Post as GM of The Cannabist. Along with the communication strategy Brad is using to increase Confident’s market place brand awareness. We also interviewed the CEO of Confident Cannabis in Episode E058.

HIRING, Brad is looking to hire in Marketing as they grow, discussed in episode :)

E058 Bringing Transparency to Cannabis

Good talk with CEO and Co-Founder, Steve Albarran of Confident Cannabis, a platform for lab results like potency, terpenes and pesticides to be effectively exchanged between producers, processors and retailers. They will soon roll out a wholesale B2B purchasing platform integrated with compliant lab results tied to products. We discuss how Steve started the company, their team culture and predictions for what the future will look like.

HIRING, Steve and Confident Cannabis are looking to hire as they grow, job posting link

E057 Entrepreneur Guide to Cannabis Industry

Great story of how Christian Hageseth Founded Green Man Cannabis in 2009, built it into a successful vertically integrated business in Colorado and then went on to Found and become CEO of ONE Cannabis, a cannabis dispensary brand looking to grow through franchise model. Christian shares some great tips and how to for anyone operating in cannabis industry!

HIRING, Christian and his team are hiring, discussed at end of episode. They are also looking for entrepreneurs looking to enter cannabis space that don’t want to start from scratch.

E056 #1 Trusted Brand in Cannabis

Really enjoyed this conversation with Dennis O’Malley, CEO of Caliva, a vertically integrated cannabis company in California. We discuss Dennis’s past experience in influencer marketing and brand ambassadors, common pitfalls in the industry and how the Caliva team is trying to create the most trusted brand in cannabis.

HIRING: Caliva is growing and hiring, check out www.gocaliva.com/jobs