Cannabis Start-Up Competition

Cannabis is one of the fastest-growing industries in the US and is expanding all around the world. Since 2017, the BU alumni-founders of Green Lion Partners have sponsored an annual start-up competition for BU Terriers who are developing innovative ancillary companies within this industry.

On Wednesday, November 10th, hear pitches from Boston University student and alumni entrepreneurs in the final round of the 5th Annual Cannabis Startup Competition and find out who wins the $10,000 grand prize!

You will also learn about the current state of the cannabis industry and hear from local industry leaders.

The Cannabis Startup Competition is sponsored and paid for by Green Lion Partners. Owned by Boston University alumni, Green Lion Partners is a Denver, CO based business strategy firm focused on early stage development in the regulated cannabis industry.

RSVP to the Competition Finale

Meet the 2020 Finalists

Budrisk specializes in risk management for the cannabis industry as strategic advisors helping companies navigate the insurance roadmap. James Boynton (Questrom’07)

Climate Smart Cannabis Growing consumes enormous energy. The Climate Smart Cannabis app uses “energy aikido” to work with, not against, the Electric Grid–saving money and climate. Sarabeth Buckley (PhD Candidate, Earth & Environment)

unleashes the power of AI and spectral analysis to meet the quality control needs of any cannabis manufacturer.
Christopher Donaldson (Questrom’22)

GreenShare connects landowners who are open to growing cannabis to growers with the know how and drive to get it done. Matthew Farmer (ENG’15), Yassine el Yousifi (ENG’16), William Belt (COM’16)