Startup Grind Seattle holding a panel discussion focused on CannaTech
Where is the Cannabis biz going? It is fastest growing industry in the US.
The Seattle chapter of Startup Grind is holding a panel discussion on Cannabis Technology, or CannaTech. The event will be held on June 25th, at Create33 in downtown Seattle. The event will bring together entrepreneurs and industry experts to discuss the current state of CannaTech and the rapid growth of the cannabis industry. Seattle is quickly being recognized as a hub for CannaTech innovation and the region has an abundance of qualified developers and technology leaders. All panelists from the Seattle region and run successful companies focused on cannabis and hemp.
For more information and to order tickets, visit the Startup Grind Seattle event page.
5:30 PM – Networking and Food
6:15 PM – Fireside Chat
7:30 PM – Networking
Jerry Tindall – Chief Product Officer, Dauntless, Inc.
In his former life Jerry Tindall was an IT Professional. Starting off his career as a support technician, he worked his way up to IT management before changing into the cannabis industry. Combining his tech skills with his degree in Psychology from the University of Washington, he has a unique perspective on what makes technology work for people. He was CEO of Soro Software, a CRM and business intelligence company, when it was acquired by Dauntless in 2019.
Chase Nobles – Co-founder & Co-CEO, Kush.com
Chase Nobles is the Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Kush.com. He oversees all aspects of day-to-day operations, business development and growth strategy. He identifies new market opportunities and ensures efficiency throughout the organization. Chase has worked in the cannabis industry since 2014, evolving the Kush brand from its origins as a tourism and media company into the largest marketplace platform serving the cannabis and hemp industries.
Alex Cooley – Co-Founder, Solstice
Alex Cooley Co founder of Solstice. Solstice is a cannabis company that has been operating in Seattle, Washington since 2011. They produce and process high quality cannabis and cannabis-related products to be sold at retail in medical cannabis stores. Solstice was the first commercial supplier of medical cannabis in Washington State back in 2011, opened the first fully permitted cannabis production facility in 2012, and is now aiming to leverage best practices and a proven genetic library to become the regions premium cannabis brand.
Mike Grabham – Founder & CEO, ESIDARAP Inc.
Michael Grabham is a curious start up guy that has been delivering revenue, new products and creative solutions in the startup chaos for 20+ years. He is a five time founder and is in relentless pursuit of knowing the customers better than any competitor. He recently invented a new product called Package Guard, to help stop package theft. He is a “make it happen” person driving growth across multiple revenue streams while inspiring and teaching employees on how to have fun and get things done, yes you can do both.
He has raised $3M from angel investors over the past 20 years, sold two companies and failed and has managed marketing, product, engineering and sales staffs throughout his career.
He is constantly learning from others having conducted more than 100 interviews with startup leaders at Startup Grind in Seattle and Bellevue each month. He loves helping smart people change industries, studying consumer behaviors and searching for the perfect glass of wine.
He and his wife started a nonprofit Survive the Streets which they help homeless in Seattle. He received his MBA from Seattle University and has an undergraduate degree in Mathematics, if that matters to anyone.