The Meadow Blog

Why Cannabis: A Digital Summit Highlighting Y Combinator Cannabis Portfolio Companies

This invite-only digital summit brought together a selection of Y Combinator cannabis startup founders and investors to showcase our unique technology and innovative solutions to streamline this emerging industry.

Hear the opening conversation with Y Combinator CEO & Partner Michael Seibel on investing in cannabis startups, plus a guest visit from Viola CEO Al Harrington

How Compliance and Dispensary Inventory Management Dictates Your Cannabis Retail Store Flow

Because the cannabis retail space is so highly regulated, it's essential to consider how compliance and inventory management will affect the way customers shop with you.

Review the three of the most common dispensary store models, including the pros and cons of each

Sell More Cannabis: How to Boost Basket Sizes at Your Dispensary

Even when you have a busy shop or there's a line out the door, you want to ensure your team is doing everything they can to keep customers happy, ask them questions, and recommend additional products for they'll love.

Discover six tips to build a winning dispensary sales team that naturally sells more cannabis.

Serving Cannabis: Q&A with Nabis CEO, Vincent Ning

In this Q&A, the Founder and CEO of Nabis shares about his leadership philosophy of building a cannabis company and team, and where he hopes to see the industry go in the future.

Read more about Vince's journey and insights into starting one of the biggest cannabis distribution companies in California with his childhood best friend

Elevate: An Elegant, Modern, and Bold LA Dispensary Experience

Elevate in Woodland Hills takes cannabis luxury to the next level. With a mission focused on creating an elevated customer experience, Elevate stands out for its stunning design, exclusive products, and meticulous attention to the customer journey.

Read more about this award-winning dispensary, located on Ventura Blvd in Woodland Hills, LA

Cannabis Compassion Donations in California: Q&A With Dear Cannabis;

In this Q&A, the Dear Cannabis; team explains how they've established partnerships across California's licensed cannabis supply chain to make it possible to donate compassionate cannabis to patients in need.

Read more about the importance of SB-34 and how to support compassionate cannabis programs

3 Metrc Red Flags for California Cannabis Retailers to Watch Out For

Cannabis retailers can use these three red flags (as shared with us recently by software consultant Brian Maravandi from AlfaLINQ), to quickly identify a compliance problem.

Read more to discover if your dispensary has a potential Metrc issue to fix

What's It Like to Judge The Emerald Cup Contest

Meadow CEO David Hua tastes 67 vape cartridges to find the best CO2 cartridge, distillate cartridge, and live resin cartridge in California.

Go inside the experience of judging this historic cannabis cup

How to Launch Compliant Cannabis Delivery in California

Easily set up compliant cannabis delivery in California with this guidebook to get started, plus insight from cannabis delivery software logistics partner, Onfleet

Best practices for starting a cannabis delivery operation in California

Cycle Counts for Smarter Dispensary Inventory Management

Dispensaries that conduct Cycle Counts on a regular basis see a dramatic decrease in inventory discrepancies, from all sources.

Get the free guidebook on the right way to do dispensary cycle counts now