November 8, 2016 was a red (green?) letter day for marijuana legalization, bringing the grand total of states allowing medical marijuana use to 28 (plus Washington DC), and the total of states allowing recreational use to eight (again, plus Washington DC). As more states jump on the bud bandwagon, a new breed of business innovator continues to emerge: the cannapreneur.
Eager to make their marks and stake their claims in this still fledgling industry, cannapreneurs are creating startups at a rapidly growing rate. A search for the term “marijuana” on the startup’s best friend, AngelList, currently provides 861 results. With so many new cannabis-related enterprises, it can be difficult to know which ones are worth hitting up, so here are the top ten.
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