Startups Weekly: Venture capitalists are crazy for cannabis

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11 May, 2019TECHCRUNCH.COM

Startups Weekly: Venture capitalists are crazy for cannabis

Lately, my inbox has been chock-full of pitches for weed businesses.

A couple of years ago it was bitcoin/blockchain startups, then came scooters; now, it seems “CannTech” is hitting an all-time high thanks to support from venture capitalists. By the way, I didn’t make up the term CannTech, but it seems just as good as anything else, so I’m rolling with it....

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