CEO Alan Gertner on Building an Elevated Brand in Cannabis

In this episode, Brandon welcomes CEO Alan Gertner of Tokyo Smoke to talk about building an upscale brand in cannabis. From coffee shops to clothing to their signature line of cannabis accessories, this brand is growing quickly and pushing the limits on what it means to build an elevated cannabis brand. Learn all about building a company and a brand from a founder doing it right now! Tune in, listen up, get acquainted!

Will Cannabis Kill Alcohol? This Founder Think So

In this episode, founder Dooma Wendschuh of Province Brands joins the show to discuss how his company is developing a cannabis beverage that poses a serious threat to the alcohol market. With a vast knowledge of the legal cannabis world, access to capital in Canada, and a team of scientists/researchers developing this product, it won't be long before Dooma and his team allow you to drink cannabis at a bar! Tune in, listen up, get acquainted!

How to Raise Money without giving up Equity

In this episode, Brandon talks with Scott Jordan of Dynamic Alternative Finance about how to raise money without giving up any equity. While the traditional venture model exchanging equity for capital, Scott and his team provide capital in exchange for a high interest loan. This loan is financed by private investors who are turning to cannabis for higher rates of return. As the industry matures, and banks continue to be slow to serve cannabis companies, firms like Dynamic Alternative Finance will continue to provide capital and help founders grow their business. Check out for more info. Tune in, listen up, get acquainted!