Marijuana data platform Headset raises $1.8M to expand into recently legalized markets

01 May, 2021

Marijuana data platform Headset raises $1.8M to expand into recently legalized markets
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– Seattle startup Headset, which provides a business intelligence platform for the legal cannabis industry, announced $1.8m in new funding.
– The company will use the funds to expand into recently legalized markets.
– In the U.S., 16 states and Washington, D.C., have legalized recreational marijuana for adults over age 21 and 36 states have legalized medical marijuana.
– In the past six months alone, half a dozen states have passed or are in the process of passing legislation legalizing marijuana in some form.
– Headset was founded in 2015 by CEO Cy Scott, Chief Design Officer Brian Wansolich and CTO Scott Vickers, who all previously co-founded Leafly, a cannabis resource platform.
– The latest funding was led by private equity investment manager Silverleaf Venture Partners with participation from cannabis-focused investors WGD Capital and Poseidon.

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