As COVID-19 dries up funding, only drought-resistant cannabis startups will survive – TechCrunch

[ad_1] The COVID-19 crisis is creating an untold amount of uncertainty through every business sector, but for cannabis startups, it’s exacerbating a critical market that was already in decline. spoke to Schwazze CEO Justin Dye following his company’s recent rebrand. He joined the company when it was Colorado’s Medicine Man Technologies (MMT) in late 2019…

Grenco Science acquires Stündenglass, a contactless water pipe company founded by ex-Apple employee – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Grenco Science just added a new product to its wide-ranging offering of vaporizers and ancillary products. Stündenglass was founded by Tracey Huston and produced a wild-looking water pipe that uses kinetic motion, water, and opposing airflow to create a unique, contactless experience. The exact terms of the deal were not disclosed though the purchase…

Bradley Tusk on starting a company and seed investing in the coronavirus era – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Bradley Tusk has carved a distinctive path in the VC funding panorama: A longtime political and communications operative, he has constructed a monitor document for Tusk Ventures by going after extremely regulated industries, relatively than shying away from them. Whether it’s ride-hailing, sports activities betting, hashish or myriad different regulated sectors, Tusk takes the…