Podcast Categories: Seed to CEO

Inside the Investing Mind

In this episode of Seed to CEO, MJBiz CEO Chris Walsh taps into the brain of Tuatara Capital’s Al Foreman to gain insights on what cannabis investors are really looking for in investment targets. Al shares what he’s learned about the cannabis industry over the past seven years and where he sees the best opportunities […]

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Illicit Roots: How to Grow Into the Legal Market

Chris Ball made more money in the illicit market than he did as a professional football player, but when Los Angeles opened a social equity cannabis business licensing program for people with marijuana-related felonies like himself, he decided to apply and, in 2018, won a social equity license for Ball Family Farms. In this episode […]

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Small Biz Survivor

In this episode of Seed to CEO, James Lathrop talks about opening Cannabis City, Seattle’s first recreational marijuana retailer, in 2014. By winning Seattle’s first license, James enjoyed a major first-mover advantage, but Cannabis City was bedeviled by a brutal location, inventory management troubles and soul-sapping regulations. Cannabis City survived all that, and now James […]

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Retail Re-invigoration: Conquering California

In this episode of Seed to CEO, Margot Micallef shares how she launched Gaby as primarily a product company only to have a tough time getting those products onto dispensary shelves. Her solution was to pivot toward building the biggest retail store brand in California through acquisitions and openings. Her goal: to have 100 stores […]

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