Forget medication, in the future you may get prescribed apps

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. Natasha and Danny and Alex and Grace were all here to chat through the week’s biggest tech happenings. This time around we had whatever passes for a quiet week as far as news volume. But that still meant we had to cut stuff and […] …

Marijuana dispensaries’ online sales are method up, and Dutchie, which links them to their customers, is a significant beneficiary

Marijuana dispensaries’ online sales are method up, and Dutchie, which links them to their customers, is a significant beneficiary

Dutchie, a nearly three-year-old, Bend, Ore.-based software company focused on connecting customers with cannabis dispensaries that pay it a monthly subscription fee to develop and keep their sites, process their orders, and track what needs to be ready for pickup, has raised $35 million in Series B funding. The capital came both brand-new investors Flourish […] Cannabis dispensaries’ online sales are way up, and Dutchie, which connects them to their consumers, is a significant recipient …

Marijuana VC Karan Wadhera on why the industry, which took a hit last year, is now quietly blazing

Marijuana VC Karan Wadhera on why the industry, which took a hit last year, is now quietly blazing

Early last year, excitement over the burgeoning marijuana market was palpable in Silicon Valley, with a small number of venture firms composing their very first checks to cannabis-related startups. Among them is the cross-border endeavor firm DCM, which even hosted an “inaugural” marijuana “tech top” in May 2019 that drew numerous investors that discovering a […] Cannabis VC Karan Wadhera on why the industry, which took a hit last year, is now quietly blazing …