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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...

Start Here: Cannabis Technology Ecosystem Basics

Start Here: Cannabis Technology Ecosystem Basics

It’s well-documented and well discussed in the RSPA Cannabis Community that this vertical presents amazing opportunities! And I realize the that the RSPA’s mission is about supporting POS VARs. However I want to share my CannaTech Ecosystem Stack for you to study....

Why Compliance and Security are King

Why Compliance and Security are King

As we continue to geek out on cannatech, we will now explore compliance and security matters. Let’s start with compliance. What is compliance?  “Business owners think (and wish) that compliance requirements don’t affect them. My definition of compliance is ‘anything...

CannaTech Corner Column: What Defines a CannaTech Company?

CannaTech Corner Column: What Defines a CannaTech Company?

My new column, CannaTech Corner, is now running in Marijuana Venture magazine and focuses on the cannabis technology stack. The February 2021 column just dropped and I take time to define exactly what a CannaTech company is (versus a traditional technology concern)....

CannaTech Ecosystem Stack

CannaTech Ecosystem Stack

Join us in welcoming these cannabis technology companies being presented on the inaugural 420MSP CannaTech Ecosystem Stack   To read the complete report, click HERE.

Trailblazin with Tara Misu

Trailblazin with Tara Misu

Harry Brelsford with the 420MSP joins Trailblazin with Tara Misu to discuss technology in the cannabis industry.  With NJ going legal this month it shows there is a steady climb in the cannabis market.  With more and more states giving the green light on cannabis it...

Get Involved: Elections

Get Involved: Elections

Figure 1: Governor Jay Inslee at an online cannabis industry fundraiser. Well I know one way to get your attention – use a keyword like elections! Seriously. With the upcoming November 3, 2020 elections, it is possible for you to support the cannabis candidates of...

Cannabis Vertical Deep Dive with 420MSP’s Harry Brelsford

Cannabis Vertical Deep Dive with 420MSP’s Harry Brelsford

In Episode 22 of “The Trusted Advisor,” the RSPA’s Jim Roddy sits down with Harry Brelsford, the founder of 420MSP, a community for cannabis managed service providers. On the pod, Brelsford details the biggest challenges and opportunities for POS VARs and ISVs in this...

First One Done – Onward!

First One Done – Onward!

This past week, over four afternoons, cannabis technology experts and attendees enjoyed an online conference exploring opportunities for Managed Services Providers (MSP), IT Pros, entrepreneurs and investors.  Topics ranged from compliance, security, marketing and the...