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. Current students and alumni are invited to apply with their start-up ideas for a chance to win $10,000! Come to the competition’s grand finale on Wednesday, November 10th to find out the 2021 Competition Winner.

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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)