DELIVERY COMPANY WAITR TO LAUNCH WEED DELIVERY MARKETPLACE

Third-party delivery company Waitr wants to bring its customers weed.  The Lafayette, La.-based provider is working with payment processor Flow Payments to “create a compliant marketplace, delivery and payment solution” for cannabis dispensaries, the company announced Thursday. Waitr will handle the logistics and technology, while Flow will contribute its expertise in processing payments for high-risk merchants. Waitr could …

Entrepreneur’s Life-Long Bet On Home Deliveries

“This is my life,” says cannnabis industry CEO Adam Berk. And it is true: Berk is in fact passionate about his job. He has always been. Last year, the vertically-integrated cannabis company he headed, Stem Holdings, acquired Driven Deliveries, the world’s first publicly-owned cannabis delivery company. The resulting corporation, Driven by Stem, boasts a market …

Eaze co-founder Keith McCarty raises $5M for his new B2B cannabis startup

Keith McCarty couldn’t stay out of the booming weed business for long. The co-founder and former chief executive officer of the well-fundedmarijuana delivery startup Eaze has launched WAYV, a B2B cannabis logistics and compliance platform that delivers inventory to cannabis retailers. Today, the company is announcing its first round of funding, a $5 million seed round led by David Sacks at …

VC firms of Kevin Durant and Snoop Dogg back Dutchie, a new cannabis delivery service

Ross Lipson, the chief executive officer and co-founder of the on-demand marijuana and cannabis delivery service, Dutchie, had thought he was done with the online delivery business. Instead, he’s launched a new delivery service that has just raised $3 million from Casa Verde Capital, the $45 million venture firm founded by hip hop impresario Snoop Dogg, and Kevin …