In a time of marijuana innovation, there are many compelling marijuana startups out there to keep your eyes on. Here’s our list of five marijuana startups helping to advance the marijuana industry.
1. Grow Buddy
Grow Buddy is a marijuana startup that markets themselves as being “built for growers, by growers.” If you are interested in growing by yourself or in large quantities grow buddy is the perfect app for you. The app keeps you up to date on growth stages, allows you to manage production and take notes. Not only is it your own personal grow manager, but it also provides a marketplace for shopping supplies.
So far the company has raised $1.17 million in a March venture funding round.
2. Print a Bowl
3D printing is becoming the new in. Print a bowl 3D prints your bowl to the perfection you want. With 3D printing, the entrepreneurs of Print a Bowl are able to be “enhancing your smoking experience with an abbreviated chamber that allows you to imbibe smoothly with control.” The 3D printing aspect also allows for countless different textures, colors, and designs.
Eaze, founded in 2014, is a medical marijuana delivery service, based out of San Francisco. The company promises to deliver within minutes and employs drivers with an Uber-like method. The service is free for patients and is paid for through the dispensaries partnered with the company. Not only does this marijuana startup offer free deliveries of medical marijuana, but Eaze also currently offers to help customers get a medical marijuana license online for just $30.
Eaze has raised 24.5 million in total funding.
Looking for an in-home growing system? Grobo is the easiest and most convenient way to grow food and medicine indoors. All you have to do is place seeds or cuttings into the machine and use the app to tell Grobo what you planted and sit back and watch it do the rest of the work. The system monitors the health and needs of your plant and can even adjust the growing environment accordingly.
Ever heard of Amazon? The marijuana startup Trees is very similar to Amazon, except for weed. Trees delivers medical marijuana in the San Francisco Bay Area daily from 10am-10pm. Trees offers the strain of your choice in a bud box, the ounce box or the big box, which range in price from $149-$399. The buyer still has to provide proof of age and medical recommendation. You simply have to text Trees a picture of your photo ID, medical recommendation, payment information, and then can sit back and wait for the product to be delivered right to your door the same day.
Marijuana startups are no longer a thing of the future but are the new innovation for the here and now.