Starting a CBD Business During A Time of Uncertainty

The economy has seen its fair share of up’s and down’s, but the CBD industry, still in infancy, has been a wild ride.  The CBD industry has been the mecca for business entrepreneurs and start-ups, but what happens when economic or environmental circumstances out of your control strike?

In this free webinar, Hemp Industry Daily Reporter Ivan Moreno talks with CBD business owners who have been working through this time of uncertainty caused by the global COVID-19 pandemic

These experienced entrepreneurs and founders discuss and share tips about:

  • Funding and Cash Flow:  How to reassure your current investors and work with new potential investors
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Distribution and Retail Challenges and How to Overcome Them
  • Branding and Marketing – Is Your Plan Still Viable?
  • Business 101: Crisis Management Plans and How To Prepare for the Future?

Jennifer Culpepper, Founder + Principal, Brand Joint; Co-Founder, I+I Botanicals

Jennifer Culpepper
is the Founder and Principal of Brand Joint, a cannabis and hemp branding and design agency, and as of recently the Co-Founder of I+I Botanicals, a line of CBD-infused self-care beauty products. She is an exceptional brand strategist who has over 20 years of experience designing successful consumer brands and advising entrepreneurs looking to launch and grow their brands.  Jenn’s award-winning work for a wide variety of food and beverage, medical, non-profit and retail clients has been featured in several design publications. She has also shared her knowledge and expertise at several national conference, including MJBizCon, and has appeared on CBS This Morning, Forbes, and The Washington Post.

Christopher Gavigan, Founder and CEO, Prima

Christopher Gavigan is a seasoned champion of health, acclaimed author, speaker and social entrepreneur whose role as the CEO of the non-profit, Health Child Health World, led him to start The Honest Company in 2012 with Jessica Alba. Most recently, Christopher has launched a science-driven, therapeutic botanical brand called PRIMA to bridge the gap between healthcare and wellness, and bring hemp cannabinoids/CBD to consumers with the highest of standards and radical transparency. As a savvy business entrepreneur and pillar for environmental health and sustainability, many of his authored pieces have been featured in national publications such as People Magazine, Huffington Post, USA Today and CNN.

Ivan Moreno, Hemp Industry Daily Reporter

Ivan Moreno is a reporter at the Hemp Industry Daily, where he focuses on regulatory and business developments in North America and Latin America. He previously worked for 12 years at The Associated Press, where he was correspondent in Milwaukee, Illinois, and Denver. He’s covered state and national politics, major breaking news in every state he’s worked, and was on brief assignments in Mexico City, Las Vegas, Salt Lake City, and Albuquerque, NM.