BuzzFeed investor leads $3M funding for marijuana tech firm

A cannabis-focused e-commerce platform has netted $3 million in funding from a venture capital firm that has made early investments in several non-marijuana companies, including the popular news website Buzzfeed. LeafLink, a New York-based wholesale management platform for cannabis businesses, will use the money to expand its B2B platform into newly legal markets, including California, Nevada, and Oregon, the company said in a press release. Leaflink launched in March 2016 and is live in Colorado and Washington. Lerer Hippeau Ventures led the funding. In addition to Buzzfeed, the New York-based venture capital firm has invested in the mattress ... BuzzFeed investor leads $3M funding for marijuana tech firm is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs