Neil Juneja

Neil Juneja

Neil Juneja is a self-starter and a leading attorney for the cannabis industry. His firm Gleam Law represents clients related to Cannabis IP, Cannabis business law, and even cannabis entertainment law. Neil shares his journey as he started working with lighting companies for major events and concerts. He recognized a gap in the market for “lighting law” that he took full advantage of. Similar to lighting law, Neil recognized similar gaps for cannabis companies needing legal advice in order to properly get up and running. His firm is now one of the leading firms in cannabis and Neil works hard to protect and advise his clients on the challenges in this crazy up and coming market. Get in touch with Neil at www.gleamlaw.com or Neil@GleamLaw.com.

Seth Worby

Seth Worby

Hello StartupStoners! Seth Worby, from Cannabis Creative Group and Champ Internet has made a huge splash within digital marketing for the cannabis space. CCG is a full-service digital marketing firm offering a wide range of marketing and branding services to 420 related products and businesses. Born and bred an entrepreneur, Seth has built multiple businesses with a focus to help companies increase exposure, visibility, and sales. Internet marketing is an interesting topic in the cannabis space, and Seth is here to share his experiences as a @StartupStoner.

Vlad Mkrtumyan

Vlad Mkrtumyan

We have a special episode with a true, hustling entrepreneur, Vlad Mkrtumyan. At the age of 19, Vlad started his first startup, building apps for celebrity quotes, including Drake, Shakespeare, and Bruce Lee. Originally an introverted immigrant, speaking little English, Vlad was able to uncover his skills building relationships and his extroverted nature. Today, at only 27 years old, Vlad is the CEO of Logic Inbound, a 25 person Search Engine Optimization company located in Seattle, Washington.

Troy Meadows

Troy Meadows

On today’s episode of Startup Stoners, Cody and Brett interview Troy Meadows of the Legion of Bloom, a nearly vertically integrated cannabis company operating out of their main hub of Oakland, California. We discuss the intricacies of growing, of marketing a cannabis brand, and what it’s like to start a cannabis company from the ground up. You can check out Legion of Bloom at www.thelegionofbloom.com and on IG @thelegionofbloomca.

Amy Berliner

Amy Berliner

On this episode we are extremely pleased to have a true cannabis and blockchain pioneer, Amy Berliner. Amy is an outstanding leader in the cannabis, and she is also incorporating blockchain technology to enhance how information is processed throughout multiple industries. Amy has a long list of credentials and is working hard every day for personal health reasons that has established her true passion for the plant. This is one hell of an episode, with one hell of a woman! Check out Amy @Amymedicinal and her company aeigisbiotech.com

Choast

Choast

On this episode of Startup Stoners we are blessed to have the founders of Choast join the Startup Stoners in the studio! Two twenty-something Canadian Startup Stoners who are quickly building a one of a kind cannabis brand. Working on Choast after work hours, both founders have the true identity of hustling entrepreneurs. They understand patience, focus, and work ethic and are continuing to build upon their dreams. Gian and Josh teach us some helpful tips about Instagram marketing and how extremely valuable IG is for your business and brand. Check them out @choast on IG, www.choast.com, info@choast.ca

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Chris Jane

Chris Jane

On today's episode of Startup Stoners, Cody Chase and Brettski interview Chris Jane in an incredibly inspiring episode. Chris has aspirations of starting an edible company in Northern California's Sacramento area and is an up-and-coming music producer! Coming from humble and often difficult beginnings, Chris has managed to overcome the poor odds he once faced in his youth and become the father he never had. Startup Stoners will find this podcast inspirational knowing that if Chris could overcome the circumstances he was born in to, they could too!

Andrew Freedman

Andrew Freedman

On this episode of Startup Stoners, we are getting classy with Andrew Freeman from The Cannabis Sommelier. Andrew shares his journey getting involved in the cannabis industry in Canada, as well as the differences of the Canadian cannabis environment. More so, Andrew dives into his true passion of wine and cannabis tasting. He gives us a REAL LIVE, on-the-spot demonstration of what types of wines, specific strains should be paired with. This man knows his SH*T. Ladies, if you are looking for a sophisticated man, thats an expert in wine AND cannabis, Andrew is your man. Follow Andrew on IG at @thecannabissom and check out his YouTube channel: The Cannabis Sommelier where he regularly reviews wines/beers/cannabis.

What is a STONER?

What is a STONER?

On this episode, Cody Chase and Brettski discuss what a stoner is and what it should be. They also talk about blazing with Abe Lincoln, magic mushrooms from space, and changing the stigma of the cannabis consumer.

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Adelia Carrillo

Adelia Carrillo

On todays episode we host Adelia Carrillo, the founder of The Direct Cannabis Network. “Direct Cannabis Network is the leading media platform covering startups, technology, entrepreneurs & innovation in the cannabis industry.” Adelia has a passion for entrepreneurs and startups, like us Startup Stoners, for the cannabis industry. Adelia shares her experiences transitioning out of the corporate tech world into the cannabis industry, leaving her corporate job, challenges of starting Direct Cannabis Network and illustrates how every business needs to have a strong WHY in order to remain persistent to move forward through the tough times. 

Genifer Murray

Genifer Murray

Cody Chase and Brettski have Genifer Murray on the show to discuss her expirience building a canna-testing lab from nothing to a public company. Gen is a thought leader & some people like to call her the "Queen of Cannabis". Check out Gen's new business at geniferm.com.

Sponsors:  PAQ Case : www.paqcase.com || CannaBIZ Collects : www.cannabizcollects.com.

Sarah ElSayed

On this episode of Startup Stoners we chat with Sarah ElSayed. Like us, she’s an East Coaster who made the move out West to get her hands on the blossoming Green Rush. Sarah took advantage of her corporate PR experience to bring to the cannabis industry. With her entrepreneurial spirit, Sarah founded Grass is Green PR, a full-service creative marketing agency with a primary focus on cannabis. This podcast has a lot of insight about the mix of PR and cannabis, along with taking your skills in one industry to incorporate in the cannabis industry!

Kevin Van Eekeren

Kevin Van Eekeren

Startup Stoners have on Kevin Eekeran, host of The State of Logic podcast, The State of Logic that talks about all things business, politics and yes, occasionally cannabis. Kevin started a company called Fulcrum Tactical training SWAT teams, has done over 10,000 hours of police ride-alongs, and has co-founded several startups and has invested in many more. Listen to us discuss all of those things and much much more. This episode was a fun one! 
Check out The State Of Logic Podcast at http://thestateoflogic.com/

Buffer for Bullsh*t

Buffer for Bullsh*t

On this episode of Startup Stoners, Cody Chase and Brettski discuss getting beat up in business and have themselves a little b*tching session. Then they go on to discuss what they do to stay positive, their morning rituals, how to buffer the bullshit, and even the meaning of happiness.