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MSP Focus: DanTech

MSP Focus: DanTech

By Harry Brelsford This month starts a new multi-part series focusing on leading managed services providers that take care of the technology needs of cannabis entities, from seed to sale and beyond. This month, I’ll look at DanTech, an MSP based in Anchorage, Alaska,...

TMC and 420MSP Announce CannaTech Expo 2022

TMC and 420MSP Announce CannaTech Expo 2022

Shelton, CT –  October 12, 2021 – TMC and 420MSP today announced the launch of CannaTech Expo, being held February 8-11, 2022 at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Don't miss the world's first CannaTech Expo that...

First Look: Purple Fog

First Look: Purple Fog

Innovation is only accelerating in the cannabis technology field and true experts are starting to emerge. Don’t forget the concept that 10,000 hours is the baseline for what makes an expert in a field of study. That’s four-plus years of work, and that’s what I’m now...

How to target cannatech influencers

It’s back to the future when it comes to business development and innovation in the cannabis technology space. With in-person business gatherings returning, several readers have asked “Where can I meet cannabis technology influencers?” The cannabis industry is...

Cannabis Retail  Data Mastery

Cannabis Retail Data Mastery

Props to Henry Finkelstein at Cannabis Big Data for bringing a purpose-built, hands-on and first-to-market “earned” certification in cannabis analytics withhis Cannabis Retail Data Mastery program. I recently audited the six-week, 13-session certification series and...

Orchestrating dispensary technology workload

Orchestrating dispensary technology workload

This months column is in response to readers consistently asking me how all the technology workloads integrate for dispensaries.  With the help of Craig Owenby, co-founder of Purple Fog Enterprises, we present the following article and graphics that answer the " how...

UPDATED 3q2021 CannaTech Ecosystem Stack!

UPDATED 3q2021 CannaTech Ecosystem Stack!

A leading way to assess the cannabis technology space is to keep a close eye on the " logo chart" that I publish quarterly.  A few predominant trends are emerging.  The first is that cannatech solutions are accelerating.  The other trend is that this fast-moving...

A look at some leading canna-tech influencers

A look at some leading canna-tech influencers

Readers will recall that I've published the CannaTech Ecosystem Stack in past issues of Marijuana Venture.  The natural progression from the "logo chart" is to identify the people who are influencers in the canna-tech space. WHAT IS AN INFLUENCER? An influencer is a...

Leading CannaTech Influencers 2021

This was a fun column contribution to research and write. Readers will recall that I’ve published the CannaTech Ecosystem Stack in CannaTech Corner column in Marijuana Venture magazine. The natural progression for the “logo chart” is to identify who are the...