Update From The Team

When we started Leaf over a year ago we had one simple goal, to meet new people in the cannabis industry. In that regard it’s been a wild success, we’ve met so many new fantastic people who help this industry so exciting, and we’re proud to have connected the members of our community with professional … Continued

Canada’s tech entrepreneurs cashing in on cannabis

This post originally appeared on Ryerson DMZ’s theReview Tech is transforming the aboveground marijuana industry Alex Blumenstein, 28, never thought he’d one day end up working in the marijuana business. In his previous job, the entrepreneur worked as a consultant dealing with corporate clients like airline companies and land developers. It was a world he … Continued

Leaf Forward Kicks-Off Canada’s First Cannabis Business Accelerator

Leaf Forward, Canada’s first cannabis business accelerator, launched successfully, hosting two founders classes, where twelve cannabis startups participated in a full day of intensive mentoring with industry leaders. A broad range of cannabis businesses were represented including cultivation solutions for the home grower, extraction and refinement services for licensed cultivators as well as ancillary products for … Continued

MJ Biz Daily: Applications open for Canadian marijuana business accelerator

This post originally appeared on MJ Biz Daily Budding cannabis entrepreneurs in Canada have a new resource to help get their businesses launched, thanks to some established players in the nation’s marijuana industry. Leaf Forward, which claims to be the country’s first cannabis business accelerator program, will provide early stage ancillary businesses with mentoring, networking … Continued

Leaf Forward Hopes to Be Canada’s First Cannabis-Biz Accelerator

This post originally appeared on Leafly. Alex Blumenstein wasn’t sure what would come of Leaf Toronto, a monthly cannabis meet-up that he started with fellow Torontonians Brett Chang and Taylor Scollon earlier this year. The trio of young adults started the monthly meetup because they wanted to get more involved in the industry. Between the … Continued

Canada’s First Cannabis Business Accelerator Aims To Help Shape The Future Of The Industry

This post originally appeared on Civilized Canada’s cannabis landscape is sure to look a whole lot different a year from now, with nationwide recreational legalization set to roll out next July. The country’s first cannabis business accelerator, Leaf Forward, is aiming to help prospective cannabis entrepreneurs paint that picture. The Toronto-based accelerator program – launching … Continued

Industry Leaders Come Together to Accelerate Budding Cannabis Focused Start-Ups

Leaders from across Canada’s cannabis industry are joining forces to participate in Leaf Forward, Canada’s first cannabis industry business accelerator program. Leaf Forward provides early stage cannabis focused businesses with mentorship, networking, and learning opportunities from successful leaders who have taken ideas and turned them into reality. Leaf Forward’s first founders class will spend a … Continued